Marina Golovnitskaya

Marina Golovnitskaya

Senior Associate


+375 17 306 2102

Mob: +375 29 188 4328
Fax: +375 17 306 2079
Office: Belarus

Practice areas:

Intellectual Property, Distribution & Trade, Competition, Information Technology & Data Protection, Dispute Resolution

Languages: Russian, Belarusian, English

Marina focuses on intellectual property and has strong background in commercial contracts and competition law.

Marina leads Sorainen Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences Sector Group in Belarus and also advises clients from IT, HoReCa and other industries in both contentious and non-contentious IP matters. Marina’s contentious experience includes representing clients before the Appellate Board of Belarus patent authority, handling disputes arising from Belarus Customs Registry of Intellectual Property, and combatting parallel import. Marina’s non-contentious experience includes IP due diligence, handling trademarks portfolio and various IP agreements (licenсes, transfers, NDAs, franchising, etc.).

Marina is regularly engaged in drafting/localising and enforcing complex international and domestic contracts, consulting on competition matters and advising on pharma-specific issues, such as interactions with HCPs, regulatory data protection, clinical trials and IIS, registration, patients’ data protection, etc.


Belarusian State University, Belarus (diploma in International Law, with honours)

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (LLM in International Trade and Investment Law)

Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia (study course in European Law)

College of Europe, Poland (study course in European Law)

WIPO course on intellectual property

Belarus patent authority course on intellectual property


Minsk City Bar Association
ICC Young Arbitration Forum
University of Amsterdam Alumni Network


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