Žilvinas
Kvietkus
Partner / Lithuania
 
about

Žilvinas Kvietkus has a well-established practice and reputation in the areas of Life sciences and Pharmaceutical law, Corporate and Intellectual property and related Dispute resolution. During more than 15 years legal practice he has advised on a wide range of pharmaceutical work and possesses extensive experience in the Lithuanian and EU pharmaceutical sector. Mr Kvietkus has acted for numerous clients in many significant cases related to copyrights, trademarks and patents, in addition he has provided extensive counselling in M&A transactions involving pharmaceutical, telecoms and other regulated sectors. Other specialisations include labour and commercial laws.

 
recognition
  • Intellectual Property - Band 3, Chambers 2020
  • TMT - Hall of fame, Legal500 2020
 
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Languages
Lithuanian, English, Russian

Education & membership
  • 1996 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, Master´s Degree in Law
  • 1996 Studies at Oxford University / George Washington University, Faculty of Law
  • 1995 Studies at University of Stockholm, Faculty of Law, Sweden
  • Since 2000 Member of the Lithuanian Bar Association
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)


Publications
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"Žilvinas Kvietkus has a wide-ranging practice that encompasses transactional and regulatory law. He has a particular focus on the life sciences sector."
Chambers Europe 2019, Corporate / Commercial
"Žilvinas Kvietkus is the key name to note and recently represented Bayer before the Court of Appeal of Lithuania in a landmark litigation case relating to the invalidation of several pharmaceutical patents."
Legal 500, 2019
"Žilvinas Kvietkus is known for his in-depth experience in the pharmaceutical sector. He advised Mylan on the Lithuanian aspects of its acquisition of a part of Abbott Laboratories generic business."
Chambers Global 2016, Corporate/Commercial