Edvijs Zandars

Associate Partner


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Edvijs Zandars is an associate partner at Ellex in Latvia, specializing in IP, IT, competition law and other regulated areas of law. He has more than 10 years of legal experience in advising clients on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights and licensing. Edvijs also regularly represents clients before Latvian courts, IP enforcement institutions, Latvian Patent Office, WIPO and EUIPO.

Edvijs is experienced in rendering regulatory assistance to multinational technology, e-commerce and telecommunications companies. He has been the focal point in communication with Latvian regulatory authorities concerning innovative technologies and solutions, helping clients successfully establish their services in Latvia. In addition to his regulatory expertise, Edvijs is an experienced professional in competition matters and has been involved in many significant competition cases handled by the firm. He is also a registered patent attorney in trademark matters in Latvia.

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King's College London

Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law


University of Latvia

Master of Laws (LL.M.)


University of Latvia

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

Latvian Bar Association


Trademark Matters in the Republic of Latvia

Trade Mark Attorney


International Advertising Law: A Practical Global Guide, Second Edition
Globe Law and Business, April 2021

Co-author for the Latvia chapter together with Associate partner Sarmis Spilbergs, Associates Kaspars Olsevskis, Mikijs Zimecs and Pauls Ancs and Junior associate Anna Marta Nordmane.


Private Antitrust Litigation in Latvia: Overview
Thomson Reuters Practical Law Private Antitrust Litigation Global Guide

Ellex experts in Latvia Liga Merwin, Edvijs Zandars and Kaspars Oļševskis have prepared an overview on Private Antitrust Litigation in Latvia. This Q&A is part of the global guide to private antitrust litigation.


European Investigations Guide
Hogan Lovells International LLP, June 2018

The first edition of the European Investigations Guide is designed to provide you with a quick reference to some of the most pressing questions relating to internal investigations in European countries.

Ellex experts in Latvia Irina Kostina and Edvijs Zandars are the authors of the Latvia chapter of the guide.
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