Areas of practice: EU intellectual property law; software and open source licenses; IP contracts; personal data; alternative dispute resolutions.
Arina Gorbatiouk is an IP lawyer and researcher, specializing in EU intellectual property (IP) law and contractual IP.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University) and a Joint Master’s degree in Law ‘European Master in Transnational Trade Law and Finance (EMTTLF)’ from the University of Deusto, Tilburg University, and the University of Strasbourg. Within the framework of the EMTTLF, Arina also graduated from the Centre for International IP Studies of the University of Strasbourg with an LL.M in European and international IP Law. She defended her Ph.D. dissertation ‘Rethinking IP Ownership in the Context of Open Innovation’ at KU Leuven.
During her Ph.D. studies, she had an opportunity to spend a semester at the New York University, where she followed the US patent law course.
She assists clients in IP and IT related matters, in particular various contractual IP issues, including IP assignment and IP licensing; IP infringements on the Internet; and personal data compliance.
Arina has also acted as a legal consultant to various consortia projects providing advice on IP and ICT law. She is also a mediator accredited by the Belgian Federal Mediation Committee and is a member of LES Benelux and AIPPI Belgium associations.
She is a frequent speaker at various international events on IP and ICT law.
She is fluent in Russian and English and has a working knowledge of Dutch and French.