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Noted for its “understanding of information systems and the technology industry,” the firm “specializes in cross-border telecoms regulatory matters” and has “advised government ministries on R&D agreements in the nanotechnology and healthcare industries.”

We are here to help you to protect IP assets from the moment an idea is born. That includes the negotiation and execution of R&D agreements, the establishment of R&D valleys, and the long-term enforcement of IP protection.

Over the years, our lawyers have helped numerous companies in many sectors, from biotechnology and nano-technology to satellite broadcasting, handle the IP issues related to their business in the Baltic region.

We specialize in cross-border IP matters and have stong expertise in IT and technology licensing. We regularly represent clients in trademark cases that create precedents and shape modern IP law in the Baltics.

Our clients include multinational corporations, biotechnology companies, IT companies, technology start-ups, broadcasting companies, and marketing firms.

Major Deals

  • 06.01.2022

    TGS Baltic assisted OptiGroup with its acquisition by FSN Capital.

    On 18 December 2021, FSN Capital VI signed an agreement to acquire OptiGroup and the Dutch company Hygas to create a European Group in the business-to-business distribution industry. FSN Capital VI will be the leading shareholder in the combined Group, and OptiGroup’s current shareholders, Altor Fund II, Triton II Fund and RoosGruppen AB will remain as minority owners. The transaction is expected to be finalised in the first quarter of 2022 subject to customary statutory approvals. The parties have agreed not to disclose the details of the transaction.

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  • 04.01.2022

    TGS Baltic advised Tet on acquisition of shares of Telia Latvia

    On 4 January 2022, the technology and entertainment company Tet and one of the leading telecommunications companies in the Nordic and Baltic countries Telia Company, signed an agreement on the purchase of shares in SIA Telia Latvija. To conclude a transaction that envisages Tet becoming the sole participant of SIA Telia Latvija, a merger permit from the market supervisor – the Competition Council – is required. The transaction amounts to EUR 10.75 million, including the refinancing of Telia Company loan.

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  • 15.12.2021

    TGS Baltic advised Tesonet Accelerator on its investment in Yours App, an all-rounder wellness app for the modern world

    TGS Baltic team advised Tesonet Accelerator, an international cybersecurity company and startup accelerator, on its investment in Yours App, an innovative UK-based wellness startup.

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  • 29.10.2021

    TGS Baltic assisted the shareholders of an international data technology company Squalio Group in sale of the shares of company to a leading global IT solutions and services provider Softline.

    TGS Baltic assisted the shareholders of an international data technology company Squalio Group, in the following countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus and Estonia, in sale of the shares of Squalio Group to a leading global IT solutions and services provider Softline with a focus on digital transformation, cloud and cybersecurity. Licensing business of Squalio Group represented 98% of its total revenue in 2020.

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  • 11.10.2021

    TGS Baltic advised CoInvest Capital on their investment in Cogastro, the world's first insect farm software company

    TGS Baltic advised the venture capital fund CoInvest Capital, which together with Syndicate formed by members of the Lithuanian Business Angels Network (LitBAN) invested 500 000 EUR in startup Cogastro.

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  • 29.09.2021

    TGS Baltic advised Whatagraph, one of the leading marketing start-ups, attracting EUR 6,2 mln. investment

    TGS Baltic advised Whatagraph, a leading marketing performance monitoring and reporting platform, attracting EUR 6.2 mln. investment in Series A.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Chambers and Partners

    “This practice maintains a superb market reputation, offering expertise in a wide range of IP matters.” It “advises both domestic and regional clients on patents, licensing and trade marks, in addition to copyright and domain name matters.”

    Chambers and Partners
  • Legal 500

    “Corporate expertise brings a regular flow of IP work to the firm.” The team “provides good value for money.”

    Legal 500

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