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.

  • "Head of department Žilvinas Kvietkus represents domestic and international clients in infringement and invalidation cases. He is particularly noted for his handling of pharmaceutical and life sciences matters. A source reports: "Žilvinas provides clear guidance and a realistic assessment of the legal possibilities." (Chambers Europe 2019, Intellectual property)
  • "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)
  • "Žilvinas Kvietkus is experienced in advising international companies on a variety of employment matters." (Chambers Europe 2016, Employment)
  • "Žilvinas Kvietkus advises on patents, trade marks and copyrights. He is particularly skilled in pharmaceutical law and has solid experience of advising clients in the sector." (Chambers Europe 2016, Intellectual property)
  • "Žilvinas Kvietkus handles pharmaceutical sector-specific IP matters and is also active in assisting IT service providers and telecoms companies with IP-related contractual arrangements." (Legal 500 2015, Intellectual property)
  • "Žilvinas Kvietkus assists clients with M&A transactions in such industries as pharmaceuticals and telecoms. Žilvinas Kvietkus is a recognised employment law specialist." (Chambers Global 2015, Corporate/Commercial)
  • "Žilvinas Kvietkus is a skilled corporate lawyer with significant experience in employment matters." (Chambers Europe 2015, Employment)
  • Valodas
  • Lithuanian, English, Russian
  • Izglītība un dalība organizācijās
  • 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)