Languages:

English, Ukrainian, Russian.

Education:

Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University. PhD in law.

Professional background:

Serhiy Dzis has substantial experience (more than 18 years) in commercial, intellectual property, various issues of immovable property and labour law.

Before joining SDM Partners team Dr. Serhiy Dzis was a partner of the leading multinational law firm. Furthermore, Dr. Dzis has supported State internal relations with private persons in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine as well has also worked for the major Ukrainian food ingredients holding, where he was responsible for legal support of various issues of day-to-day activities of several companies.

Dr. Dzis has extensive experience on issues related to the protection of intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, trade names, copyright and related rights, including use of such rights in the Internet, when developing and use of software of various complexity, during data transfer, other science-intensive processes. Moreover, Serhiy Dzis successfully represents clients in litigation disputes concerning infringements of copyright, rights to inventions and utility models, trademarks.

In corporate sector, Dr. Dzis represented various multinational and domestic clients in a broad variety of high-profile cases and transactions.

Dr. Dzis also has scientific degree and lectures on intellectual property law at the Taras Shevchenko Kyiv State University.

Recognition:

Serhiy Dzis has been repeatedly recommended by reputable international and local legal rankings such as The Legal 500, IFLR 1000, etc.