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Speakers (2011)


Kateryna Kotenko

Company: Television Industry Committee

Position: Executive director

Kateryna Kotenko is a professional sociologist; she has graduated from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. She gas got more than 8 years experience in TV industry . Kateryna is Exectuive director of Television Industry Committee. Television Industry Committee is a professional association of leading television channels, media agencies and advertisers which represents interests of Ukrainian television industry and protects the interests of its members.

Galyna Tanchak

Company: Television Industry Committee

Position: Deputy director on legal issues

Galyna received her master’s degree in laws in Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

She is a member of All-Ukrainian public association “Association of Ukrainian lawyers” and Member of public association “Digital Committee”

Yevgeniya Derbal

Company: Konnov & Sozanovsky Attorneys at Law

Position: Partner

Attorney at Law, Partner, Head of Konnov & Sozanovsky Tax law Department.

Yevgeniya Derbal deals with issues of tax planning, developing effective tax and corporate structures as well as advises in mergers & acquisitions and banking & finance matters, provides comprehensive tax and legal advisory services, including tax and legal due diligence, Income Tax, Private Client Tax Issues etc.

Yevgeniya is a Board Member of the Ukrainian branch of International Fiscal Association, Ukrainian Bar Association, Tax Planet Network, and Ukrainian Advocates' Association. 

Yuriy Krainiak

Company: Jurimex Law Firm


Position:  Managing Partner

Yuriy Krainiak has been heading the practice of litigation and arbitration, intellectual property and media law of Jurimex Law Firm for more than seven years. 

He has over 9 years of successful experience in litigation of intellectual property, media law, property rights, administrative regulation of business, bankruptcy, and in privatization of state protection in real estate. 

Yuriy Krainiak is the author of numerous publications on legal rights, media rights, property rights, intellectual property rights. 

He also regularly participates as a speaker in the Ukrainian and international conferences, seminars and round tables related to the protection of intellectual property, media law and judicial law.

Olga Bolshakova

Company: Independent Association of Broadcasters

Position: Legislative initiatives manager

Graduated from law dept of Kyiv National university of T.G. Shevchenko. Graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, department of law. Layer, candidate of economic sciences, associate professor of audit department in Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics. Manages work of Department of Legislative Initiatives, conducts legislation monitoring in the sphere of TV radio broadcasting, cooperates with bodies of state power, branch associations and the audience, organizes events aimed to promote field's interest regarding normative regulation of TV radio broadcasting.

Alexander Diachenko

Company: Ukrainian Association of Press Publishers


Position: Lawyer

Alexander is a lawyer of the Ukrainian Association of Press Publishers since 2008.
He is Head of Expert Council on Advertising and Media Law Committee of the Association.


Borys Danevych

Company: PARITET law firm

Position: Partner, attorney-at-law

Areas of practice:

Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Commercial law,Corporate/ M&A, Energy and Power, IT, Transportation and Maritime.


The author of many articles on media law, IPR, legal regulation of healthcare and pharmaceutics, investment law, public procurement.

Additional status:


  • The expert of the Expert Committee of All-Ukrainian Advertising Coalition
  • Co-Chair of Healthcare Committee in American Chamber of Commerce

Igor Dankov

Company: PricewaterhouseCoopers

Position: Senior Manager, Corporate Tax and Customs 


Company: Konnov & Sozanovsky Attorneys at Law


Attorney at Law, Partner, Head of Konnov & Sozanovsky Intellectual Property law Department.

Julia Semeniy deals with a wide range of IP legal services including all types of patent and trademark search, preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications, IP rights renewal and maintenance, licensing and assignment, handling related negotiations. Julia Semeniy as a head of IP practice helps the clients to develop corporate IP strategies, programs and use policies.

Julia Semeniy is a member of Ukrainian Bar Association and Ukrainian Advocates' Association.

Julia Semeniy is recommended as one of the leading practitioners for media and telecommunications area according to the PLC WhichLawyer? 2010 and named as the Lawyer of the Year in the area of intellectual property during theUkrainian Legal Awards 2009.

Olena Bebes

Company: Star Media

Position: Head of Legal Department

Elena was born on the 7th of January 1972 in Volin region. In 1998 she graduated from the Kiev National Taras Shevchenko University, where she got Master’s degree in Law. At the beginning of her professional carrier, Elena combined work in private law firm with teaching legal disciplines at the University. Four years of her life she dedicated to the Broadcasting Company “Era”, where she had a possibility to build up as a specialist in such spheres as copyright, advertising, TV and film production. Then she worked at the advertising agency.

Since March 2006 Elena works at “Star Media”.

Sergiy Zlenko


Company: Odessa Film Studio


Position: Lawyer

Maryna Kornienko

Company: STB TV-channel

Positin: Legal adviser