European patent attorney
40 years of Intellectual Property related professional experience.
Represents the Lithuanian and foreign clients in patenting and patent protection, in the disputes on trademarks, design, patents at the Lithuanian State Patent Bureau (SPB), European Patent Office (EPO), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the World Intellectual property Organization (WIPO) and courts.
Before becoming a European Patent Attorney studied at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Mechanical engineering, master‘s degree. Professional diploma of the Moscow patent institute. Basic training course on European Patent Law (CEIPI, Universite de Strasbourg). Completed mediator courses.
Author of articles in the field of intellectual property, participates in Lithuanian and international conferences as the speaker and attendee.
Member of the Lithuanian Patent Attorney Institute, of the Lithuania‘s Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), 2011 – 2017 member of the Council of European Patent Institute (EPI).
Dr. V. Šidlauskas ir partneriai, UAB - since 2018 the only shareholder Dr. Leonas A. Kučinskas patent attorney's firm, UAB.