COPYRIGHT & RELATED RIGHTS

In the world of today, intellectual property has become more valuable than ever. Creators and businesses alike face new challenges in protecting their creative works. Copyright law has emerged as a critical tool in protecting these rights.  

With the rapid rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and other cutting-edge technologies, landscapes of copyright law are continuously evolving. The expertise of practised legal professionals becomes more vital.

At FORT, we are well-equipped to provide comprehensive legal services related to copyright and related rights in the Baltic States. We help our clients navigate the complexities of this ever-changing field.

Navigating the Complexities of Copyright Protection

Effective copyright protection requires a deep understanding of the underlying legal principles. In addition, you need to be able to adapt to new developments in technology and industry practices. FORT's knowledgeable attorneys have been praised for their creative approach to finding solutions. We can provide legal services with regard to domestic or international copyright. Our services include:

Registration and Enforcement of Copyrights

FORT assists clients in registering their copyrights and other related rights. This ensures that the subject matter gets the full extent of legal protection.

Negotiating and Drafting Licensing Agreements

Licensing agreements create channels for generating revenue without forcing you to lose control over the use of intellectual property and vice versa. We can assist in negotiating and drafting licensing agreements that protect your interests.

Advising on Fair Use and Other Copyright Exceptions

We assess client's activities and help avoid potential legal pitfalls. This ensures a balance between creativity and copyright protection. Fair use is crucial to media, marketing and entertainment companies.

Focusing on the Impact of AI on Copyright Law

AI technology is becoming more sophisticated by the day. The line between human-created and machine-generated content becomes increasingly blurred. This raises a host of new legal questions, especially regarding the applicability of copyright law to AI-generated works.

FORT's forward-thinking attorneys can offer valuable insights and advice in this sphere.

Lawyers

Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff

Managing Partner of FORT Tallinn office

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Emilis Cicėnas

Partner

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Lithuania

Latvia

Estonia

Partners

Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff

Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff

Managing Partner of FORT Tallinn office

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Merit Lind

Merit Lind

Partner

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Minni-Triin Park

Minni-Triin Park

Partner

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Sandis Bertaitis

Sandis Bertaitis

Partner

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Janis Likops

Janis Likops

Partner

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Maris Liguts

Maris Liguts

Partner, CAMS

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Dr. Andrius Mamontovas

Dr. Andrius Mamontovas

Managing Partner of FORT Vilnius office, attorney at law

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Mindaugas Žolynas

Mindaugas Žolynas

Partner, attorney at law

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Rūta Radzevičiūtė – Meizeraitė

Rūta Radzevičiūtė – Meizeraitė

Partner, attorney at law

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Emilis Cicėnas

Emilis Cicėnas

Partner

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Rene Frolov

Rene Frolov

Counsel

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Ieva Pruse

Ieva Pruse

Senior Associate, AML specialist (CAMS)

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Roberts Prusis

Roberts Prusis

Senior Associate, Attorney at Law

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Vita Rancane

Vita Rancane

Senior Associate

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Santa Praulina

Santa Praulina

Senior Associate

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Vadimas Maksimenka

Vadimas Maksimenka

Senior Associate, assistant to attorney at law

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Aurelija Grigoravičiūtė-Rimeisienė

Aurelija Grigoravičiūtė-Rimeisienė

Senior Associate, attorney at law

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Dr. Gytis Kuncevičius

Dr. Gytis Kuncevičius

Senior associate, attorney at law

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Andreas Veeret

Andreas Veeret

Attorney at Law

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Margus Kõiva

Margus Kõiva

Attorney at Law

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Liina Käis

Liina Käis

Attorney at Law

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Riin Rehepapp

Riin Rehepapp

Attorney at Law

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Arturs Caics

Arturs Caics

Attorney at Law

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Mara Bekere

Mara Bekere

Attorney at Law

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Laila Pudule

Laila Pudule

Attorney at Law

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Laura Baumane

Laura Baumane

Attorney at Law

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Aldis Maldups

Aldis Maldups

Of counsel, Attorney at Law

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Agnė Mecelienė

Agnė Mecelienė

Senior Associate, attorney at law, mediator

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Ivo Vanasaun

Ivo Vanasaun

Specialist Tax Counsel

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Katrin Alliksaar

Katrin Alliksaar

Counsel

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Helena Kink

Helena Kink

Lawyer

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Vita Dvarionaitė

Vita Dvarionaitė

Associate

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Vytautas Pasvenskas

Vytautas Pasvenskas

Associate, assistant to attorney at law

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Imants Kreicmanis

Imants Kreicmanis

Legal Assistant

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Emilijus Livšicas

Emilijus Livšicas

Legal Intern

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Mariuss Raits Bergmanis

Mariuss Raits Bergmanis

Legal Assistant

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Niks Elksnitis

Niks Elksnitis

Legal Assistant

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Konstance Rute Krievina

Konstance Rute Krievina

Legal Assistant

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Daniels Jelisejevs

Daniels Jelisejevs

CEO

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Kadri Lensment

Kadri Lensment

Office manager

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Nadežda Paist

Nadežda Paist

Office Assistant (on parental leave)

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Birgit Viilukas

Birgit Viilukas

Office Assistant (on parental leave)

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Tatjana Vavilova

Tatjana Vavilova

Office manager

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Anna Austrina

Anna Austrina

Office manager

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Dominyka Auglienė

Dominyka Auglienė

Office manager

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Jurga Sirvidienė

Jurga Sirvidienė

Office manager

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Welcome to FORT

Welcome to FORT, a distinguished firm built on a team of highly qualified and experienced lawyers providing legal counsel since 2013. We place our clients’ interests at the centre of our focus, ensuring that their needs are met with excellence, dedication, and teamwork. The main mission at FORT is to provide the best client and talent experience in modern-day law, and we are committed to helping businesses in the Baltics reach their goals.

 

Our market-leading team of lawyers has gained extensive and versatile experience by working in leading law firms across Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. With a results-focused approach, we are committed to helping our clients achieve their objectives. We understand that each client is unique, which is why we provide individualized attention and offer practical, business-minded solutions. Our full-scope legal services are of the highest quality and are provided in an efficient, ethical, and personal manner.

 

At FORT, we take the time to understand our clients' main aims and objectives. Through prompt and clear answers, we assist them in navigating legal complexities and finding comprehensive solutions. We believe in long-term cooperation and value evolving together with our clients, fostering a strong and lasting relationship. We evaluate the efficiency of our work and provide estimates of legal costs in advance, ensuring our clients receive value for their investment, and no unexpected surprises.

 

Furthermore, we understand that financial considerations are crucial. Therefore, we offer tailor-made financial solutions to accommodate our client's specific needs. Our aim is to deliver comprehensive legal services that not only meet expectations but exceed them. By choosing FORT, you can expect a dedicated team, unparalleled expertise, and a commitment to delivering exceptional legal counsel.

 

FORT look forward to partnering with you and providing the legal support you require for your continued success. Together, we can navigate the legal landscape and help you achieve your goals in the Baltics.