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Fields of practice

Aurelija is an attorney at law and a patent attorney who specialises in IP & Media, data protection, IT & Telecoms and Competition Law, alongside the related field of Dispute Resolution.

Professional experience
2014 – Attorney at law and Associate Partner at TRINITI in Vilnius, Lithuania
2011-2014 Senior Associate at TRINITI
2008-2011 Associate at SSJ law firm
2005-2008 Associate at ReLaw law firm

Aurelija is  a Patent Attorney and mostly in charge of the General Data Protection Regulation, but also has vast experience in IP & Media Law with particular focus on IP litigation. Aurelija is a trusted adviser for key IP institutions in Lithuania. Her experience illustrates the following cases:

  • a cycle of training for business representatives on the changes that have taken place since the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) (2018);
  • continuous customer consultation in preparation for the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) (2018);
  • representation of Louis Vuitton Malletier, one of the world’s most famous fashion houses, in the litigation over illicit import of counterfeit goods (2018);
  • representation of the client – TransferGo, one of the most successful Lithuanian start-ups, in negotiating the use of the image of a well-known Lithuanian athlete in advertising campaigns (2017);
  • representing the Baltics’ leading wholesale, logistics and distribution company Eugesta in a court dispute on awarding of damages suffered in the course of unfair competition with a claim value of approx. 290,000 EUR (2015)
  • representing Lietuvos paštas (Lithuanian Post) in a court dispute with Eesti Post (Estonian Post) regarding the registration and active use of figurative trademarks POST 24 (2014)
  • representing the Baltics’ leading manufacturer of dry cereal Naujasis Nevėžis in a court dispute regarding unfair competition and illegal use of the trademark against Societe des Produits Nestle (2014)
  • representing the leading Lithuanian producer of alcoholic beverages Alita, which has one of the biggest trademark portfolios in Lithuania, in strategic planning and full scope management of intellectual property (2014)
  • representing restaurant chain Restoranų grupė FORTAS in a legal dispute regarding protection of the trademark owner’s rights (2013)
  • representing Lithuania’s biggest lottery organizer Olifėja in a court dispute between market leaders in the lottery industry in Lithuania (2013)

Professional Membership
Member of the Lithuanian Bar Association since 2012

Data Protection Officer (DPO) Certification, issued by European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity of Maastricht University since 2019

Patent attorney since 2019

Education
Aurelija has obtained a Master in Law degree from the Vilnius University

Languages
Aurelija is fluent in Lithuanian and English. She also speaks Russian.

Extra-curricular
In her free time Aurelija likes sailing, watching movies, cycling and travelling