Law
Firm

Intellectual property/IT

Information technology (IT)

  1. Structuring of venture capital investments in IT projects (including cross border structuring);

  2. Support in M&A transactions in IT sector, including legal due diligence of target companies and/or intellectual property rights on various stages of transactions;

  3. Advising on carrying business of Hi-Tech Park residents;

  4. Advising on tax structuring and accounting for IP objects, tax risks assessments;

  5. Advising on import, export in IT sector, including issues of currency regulation, transfer price formation, double taxation;

  6. Working out of employment agreements, job descriptions and other local documents to protect intellectual property rights of IT companies;

  7. Legal support for doing business online, including working out of terms of use, consulting on e-commerce, legal protection for domain names;

  8. Integrated legal support for companies in the telecommunications and media sector on antimonopoly regulation, personal data security, representing before the state authorities.

Intellectual property (IP)

  1. Advising on registration of trademarks, software and data bases, patenting of inventions, utility models and production prototype;

  2. Support on transactions on transfer and granting of intellectual property rights including working out and legal review of commercial agreements: license agreements,  concession of IP objects, R&A agreements, franchise, distribution and other agreements;

  3. Legal due diligence of IP objects;

  4. Working out of systems for commercial secrets protection.

Among recent projects:

Legal assistance to innovative project called MSQRD in a wide range of issues in the field of intellectual property and information technologies. The project was acquired by Facebook;

Advising AIMATTER, developer of popular mobile app FABBY, based on neural networks;

Advising MTBank on a range of issues concerning acquisition from foreign developer of CBS platform;

Assistance in M&A transaction regarding takeover of the world maps service called MAPS.ME by Mail.Ru Group;

Assistance in M&A transaction between the firm’s client Melesta Games (mobile games developer) and Wargaming;

Advising SplitMetrics on the issues of attraction of venture capital investments from international group of companies Embria;

Advising the Belarusian founder of WiFi Map in the M&A transaction, connected to his exit from the project;

Representing interests of famous Russian web portal in M&A transaction on acquisition of the Belarusian developer of mobile apps;

Advising British Telecom on practical aspects of VPN usage under the Belarusian legislation;

Advising one of the leading world cyber sport club VIRTUS.PRO on a range of aspects of the Belarusian legislation;

Advising Sports.ru in M&A deal on acquisition of 90live.org – a Belarusian developer of mobile applications for football fans;

Overall legal support of Austrian Kapsch TrafficCom in implementation in the Republic of Belarus of investment project on creation and operation of electronic tolling system on selected roads of the Republic of Belarus (BelToll). The Project was successfully implemented of the basis of the Investment Agreement with the Republic of Belarus, whereas the announced volume of investments equaled to EUR 267 mln. The Project became the first national example of classical public and private partnership, which was implemented according to «Build-Transfer-Operate» scheme.

Events


Vladimir PeshkoHead of Legal Department of Unitary Enterprise «Velcom»

Vladimir Peshko
Head of Legal Department of Unitary Enterprise «Velcom»

Aleinikov&Partners’ specialists proved themselves as professionals in the field of IT. The main quality of the company's lawyers is the ability to anticipate the development of the situation in various directions. Deep involvement in work on a particular legal problem forms a positive image of the company and objective assessment of the situation allows to achieve the goals.

Maxim MarinichMarketplace manager at Deal.by

Maxim Marinich
Marketplace manager at Deal.by

Aleinikov&Partners law firm perfectly coped with negotiation on solving of controversial situation with the former operator of Deal.by platform. We are absolutely satisfied with both the process and the result. There is no doubt that the сooperation with Aleinikov & Partners is the case when any business-critical issues can be effectively solved by external consultants. There are no ‘’one-size-fits-all” approach to the problem solving for lawyers of Aleinikov&Partners, because their work is always based on the clients’ specific needs and they do everything possible to respond to these needs.

Oleg RogovenkoFounder of Awem Games

Oleg Rogovenko
Founder of Awem Games

Aleinikov&Partners proved as the team of high-skilled and experienced professionals who can quickly come up with a decision on any legal matters concerning the activity of HTP's resident and growth IT company. Their best quality is the systematic approach to the solution of the assigned tasks. They are trying not only to solve the current issue but anticipate the result of the situation. Exceptional specialists moving the company forward. It's a real pleasure to cooperate with them.

Aleinikov&Partners advised on Melesta Games – Wargaming deal

Aleinikov&Partners finalized the transaction between the law firm's Client, renown Belarusian mobile games developer Melesta Games and Wargaming, the developer of extremely popular World of Tanks. As a result of the last four months of hard work a strategic cooperation contract between two companies was signed.

British Telecommunications

Aleinikov&Partners advised British Telecommunications in regard to implementation of the virtual private network for a large Belarusian IT company for the purpose of connecting its offices situated throughout the globe.

M&A transaction in regard to WiFi Map project was finalized

Aleinikov&Partners advised the Belarusian founder of WiFi Map in the M&A transaction, connected to his exit from the project.