Maria Koval, Head of Intellectual Property, IT and Personal Data Protection Practices at PwC Legal in Ukraine was elected as a Co-Chair of the Personal Data Protection Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.
Maria has over 18 years of experience in IP and Data Protection. She has advised many international and national companies on a wide range of Data Protection and IP issues, including compliance with Ukrainian legislation and GDPR and has won numerous legal disputes concerning a variety of IP objects as well as supported global brands to acknowledge them as well-known trademarks in Ukraine. Maria also serves as an International arbitrator on domain name disputes at the World Intellectual Property Organization, one of TOP 500 experts from around the globe elected to consider domain disputes.
“I look forward to working actively together with members of the ACC Personal Data Protection Committee in order to bring the best international practices in personal data protection regulation in Ukraine, advocate the vision and proposals of the business community and develop efficient legislative solutions in the sphere of personal data protection”,