In December 2017, Sorainen senior associate Andris Tauriòš, head of our Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) Sector Group in Latvia, became a licensed professional patent attorney specialising in trade marks. On registration in the list of professional patent attorneys, Andris is entitled to represent foreign clients at the Latvian Patent Office on trademark-related issues, including registration applications for international trade marks. The list of professional patent attorney now contains three representatives from Sorainen in trademarks: associate Edvîns Draba along with senior associates Ieva Andersone and Andris Tauriòš.
This year, the legal directory Chambers Europa listed Andris Tauriòš among the top recommended specialists as a result of positive market feedback and increased visibility. He mainly represents clients in disputes, including trade mark and domain names. Recent major clients in Andris’s career in trademark and patent litigation include: Robert Bosch, Makita Corporation, Primekss, ratiopharm, ask.fm, Olympic Casion, and Crossfit.