Alexander Molotai

Partner, Molotai & Partners


  • Kyiv National Linguistic University, PhD in Philology;
  • Kyiv Institute of Foreign Relations at Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Master of Laws, International Law,
  • Kyiv Institute of Intellectual Property and Law, Bachelor of Sciences (BS), Intellectual Property Law and Management


  • Intellectual property portfolio management;
  • Intellectual property protection;
  • Intellectual property enforcement;
  • Intellectual property litigation;
  • Counterfeit goods and border control of IP;
  • Unfair competition;
  • IT Law;
  • Media Law;
  • Data Privacy Law;
  • Trademark Law;
  • Patent Law;
  • Design Law;
  • Copyright Law;
  • Patent Office Board of Appeals trials.


  • Ukrainian;
  • English;
  • Russian.


  • the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (AIPPI);
  • the International Association of Trademark Owners (INTA);
  • the INTA committee of well-known and well-known trademarks for the period 2020-2021;
  • the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA), member of IP Law Committee;
  • the National Association of Patent Attorneys (NAPA).


Alexander has been practicing in the areas of intellectual property law and unfair competition for more than 20 years. His experience covers a wide range of issues related to intellectual property law. Among them are the development and implementation of strategies for the protection of intellectual property rights of various enterprises from various sectors of the economy, structuring of transactions regarding the transfer of intellectual property rights (transfer and licensing of technologies and goodwill), combating unfair competition and conducting disputes in the sphere of intellectual property.

Alexander has been advising clients from various sectors of the economy, including financial institutions, media and advertising companies, consumer goods manufacturers, food and hotel businesses, pharmaceutical and oil and gas companies, etc.


  • Best Lawyers 2022. Alexander Molotai is noted among the best Ukrainian experts in the intellectual property practice.
  • Legal Awards 2021. Alexander Molotai is shortlisted in the nomination “The lawyer of the year in Intellectual Property”
  • Client’s choice. Top 100 best lawyers in Ukraine 2021. Alexander Molotai is recognized as leader of the intellectual property practice.
  • Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2021. Alexander Molotai is among other notable practitioners in the intellectual property practice.