Vytautas Mizaras, Prof. Dr.

Partner

Lithuania

Prof. Dr. Vytautas Mizaras
+370 652 56676

Vytautas Mizaras is a partner with extensive experience working in the field of intellectual property. Vytautas joined the firm’s team of professionals in 2014 with the goal of ensuring an exclusively high level of service for local and international clients. He has significant expertise in both contentious and non-contentious intellectual property work, advising foreign and domestic clients on the full range of issues relating to copyright, trademarks, data protection, privacy, media, advertising, international and EU regulation, unfair competition litigation and prosecution as well as representing clients before national courts, and national and EU IP offices. Vytautas’ specialities are intellectual property law, international private law and tort law. He has contributed to the preparation of legal acts by participating in the workgroups that prepared the draft of the new Civil Code, the new Civil Procedure Code, the new wording Law on Authors Rights and Related Rights of the Republic of Lithuania. With his long-term experience and academic knowledge in law, Vytautas is among the best civil law theoreticians and practitioners in Lithuania, highly valued by clients for his expertise and reliability.

2010

The Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Germany)

Scientific Secondment

2009

Vilnius University (Lithuania)

Postdoctoral qualification (Habilitation)

2006 - 2008

The Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Germany)

Scientific Secondment

2002

Vilnius University (Lithuania)

Doctor degree

2001

The Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Germany)

Scientific Secondment

1998

Johann Wolfgang Goethe University (Germany)

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

1997

Vilnius University (Lithuania)

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

2014 - ...

Vilnius Court of commercial arbitration

Arbitrator

2014 - ...

European Law Institute Working Group on EU Copyright Law

Member

2013 - ...

Workgroup European Project on Collective Redress, The British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London, UK

Member

2012 - 2014

Swiss Baltic Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania

Member of the Board

2010 - ...

Notary Certification Examination Commission

Member

2007 - ...

Council of Copyright and Related Rights of Lithuania

Member

2007 - ...

International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property

Member

2006

Alumni Organization of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law

Member

2002 - ...

Lithuanian Bar Association

Member

2017

EU’s Brexit Negotiating Stances on Intellectual Property Rights Get Revealed

2016

European Case Law on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights

Co-author of the book European Case Law on infringements of intellectual property rights
Bruylant
2016 June

2016

Legal Review on Industrial Design Protection in Europe

Legal Review on Industrial Design Protection in Europe, 2016

2013

Right to privacy: protection of rights of persons of the same gender to family life

The twentieth anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania: experience and challeges, ed. Prof. dr. Egidijus Kūris, dr. Elena Masnevaitė, Vilnius University, Lithuanian Chamber of Notaries
2013

2013

Unfair Competition Law in Lithuania

International Handbook on Unfair Competition, ed. Frauke Henning-Bodewig
2013

2013

Civil law. General part, co-author

Justitia
2009

2013

Copyright law

Justitia, Vol. 1, Justitia
2008

2013

Lithuanian Copyright Law

Copyright throughout the World, Vol. 2, ed. Silke von Lewinski, Thomson Reuters/West
2008

2013

Unfair Competition Law in the Baltic States

Law Against Unfair Competition. Towards a New Paradigm in Europe?, ed. Hilty, Reto M., Henning-Bodewig, Frauke, Heidelberg: Springer Verlag
2007

2012

The Relationship between Intellectual Property Rights

Protection against Unfair Competition and Unfair Commercial Practices: A Lithuanian Perspective, Common Principles of European Intellectual Property Law, ed. Ansgar Ohly, Mohr Siebeck
2012

2012

A Lithuanian Approach

Balancing copyright – a survey of national approaches, ed. Hilty, Reto M., Nérisson, Sylvie, Springer
2012

2012

Right to family life: constitutional and civil legal aspects

The Law of the Independent Lithuania: Past, Present and Future, ed. Gintaras Švedas, Vilnius University
2012

2012

Copyright law

Justitia, Vol. 2, Justitia
2009

2010

Implementation of the Directives in Member States (Country Reports and Tables): Lithuania

European Copyright Law, ed. Michael M Walter, Silke von Lewinski, Oxford University Press
2010

2010

Security Rights in Immovable Property in European Private Law: National Report of Lithuania, co-author

Social Science Research Network Electronic Journal
2010

2006

Kompensatorische Rechtsfolgen von Immaterialgüterrechtsverletzungen: Rechtslage nach dem litausischen Recht und Überlegungen zu den Umsetzungsaspekten der Richtlinie 2004/48/EG zur Durchsetzung.

GRUR International, Heft 12, GRUR International,
2006

2003

Author’s rights: Civil Remedies

Justitia
2003

2003

Commentary to the Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania, Book Three, co-author

Family Law, Justitia
2003

2002

Commentary to the Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania, Book Two, co-author

Persons, Justitia,
2002