Copyright and related rights
Protection of copyright and related rights covers a wide range of relations concerning the protection of literary compositions, photographs and architectural plans, promotional products and movies, computer programs and databases.
KM Partners lawyers advice on the necessity of the copyright registration, provide support of such registration, advices on issues concerning the relations between the customer and contractor regarding the creation of a copyright object on the order, as well as on the basis of labor agreement.
Company KM Partners provides services concerning the development of relevant agreements and our lawyers are experienced specialists in matters related to the use of copyright and related rights in promotional materials.
KM Partners has an extensive experience in the legal issues resolution as well as tax accounting related to the creation, usage and obtaining of rights on such copyright objects as a computer program.
KM Partners specialists provide advices on structuring relations concerning the transfer of copyright and related rights or the right of use of such objects as well as tax accounting of payments for the use of such objects.
Approaches to qualification of copyright objects as either literary or science work, developed by KM Partners experts, have become a precedent and have important consequences for the application of agreements on avoidance of double taxation during the taxation of relevant royalty payments (including the software).
- Customs Law
- Transfer pricing (TP)
- Consulting support on transfer pricing issues
- Support of reporting on transfer pricing
- Developing documentation to justify the price level in controlled transactions
- Risk-based audit of pricing system in relation to transfer pricing
- Providing support during audits on transfer pricing issues
- Аppealing on additional tax assessments and sanctions following transfer pricing audits
- Attorneys at Law services
- Contract and Business Law
- M&A and Restructurings
- Real Estate and Construction
- Competition and Antitrust
- Intellectual Property
- Copyright and related rights
- Industrial property (patents, trademarks, сommercial confidentiality)
- Plant varieties
- Technology, know-how
- Аudit of intellectual property objects
- Consulting on methods of intellectual property rights protection
- Structuring relations concerning transfer and licensing intellectual property
- Structuring relations concerning the use of software as end user
- Royalties (and other payments for rights related to intellectual property) and customs commodity cost
- Labour Law / Labour Disputes
- Structuring of company’s expenses on remuneration of labour
- Elaborating HR documentation
- Еlaboration of employment agreements, contracts
- Consulting on issues regarding outsourcing services
- Due diligence of HR documentation of the company on its compliance with effective Ukrainian labour legislation and advising on elimination of labour violations made by the company
- Elaborating documentation on protection of confidential information, personal data
- Legal support of companies during restructuring/reorganization
- Negotiation with the employees in case of labour dispute
- Representation in courts on labour disputes between the employee and the employer
- Legal support of employee’s dismissal
- Consulting on issues regarding employees’ mobilization
- Сonsulting and company’s support during audits on labour issues conducted by state authorities
- Оbtaining employment permit, residency permit for foreign citizens
- Сonsulting on other labour issues
- Bankruptcy / Liquidation
- Currency Control