Giorgi Taktakishvili

Managing Partner


EDUCATION:
Tbilisi State University (09/92 – 06/97); Master of Law Currently working on PhD
  WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Dates Company Position Job Description
03/2007 - Present Rakeen Development Senior Legal Advisor Responsible for coordinating, drafting, negotiation during transactions
03/2005-09/2008 National Assessment and Examination Center Chief Legal Advisor Responsible for general legal support of Centre’s activity, drafting of regulations, litigation
02/2005 -2/2007 JSC Madneuli Member of Directorate of Corporative Management Responsible for coordination and supervision of daughter companies
01/2002-01/2005 GEORGIAN PATENT OFFICE Head of Legal Department, Member of Chamber of Appeals Responsible for coordination and supervision of Legal Department, Legal drafting, Comparative analysis of national legislation and international and European regulations, representation of Georgian PTO before governmental bodies, WTO, WIPO and non-governmental organizations, Litigation,  Contracts, Labour Contracts
02/2000-12/2001 GEORGIAN PATENT OFFICE Deputy Head of Legal Department, Member of Chamber of Appeals Participation in Legal drafting, Comparative analysis of national legislation and international and European regulations; responsible for drafting policy in Copyright
12/1998-01/2000 Ministry of State Property Management of Georgia (Ministry of Privatization) Deputy Head of Legal Department Responsible for coordination of Litigation Group, Litigation, Legal drafting, drafting privatization contracts
11/1997-05/1998 JSC Commercial Bank “Eurasia” Lawyer Responsible for general legal support of Bank’s activity, Contracts, Labour Contracts
07/1997-11/1997 JSC “Satbobtreidi” Lawyer Responsible for general legal support of Company’s activity, Contracts, Labour Contracts
MEMBERSHIP:
Georgian Bar Association (GBA) American Bar Association (ABA) Georgian Patent Attorneys Association Georgian Young Lawyers Association (GYLA)
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION:
- Co-author of book “International Copyright Law”, 2005 - Author of several articles concerning intellectual property law and civil law - Expert in project “Formation of Publishers and Book Dealers Association as a Strong Structure Facilitate Development of Publishing Business in Georgia” (Project was founded by Georgian office of Eurasia Foundation – 2002) - Short-Term Local Senior Expert Georgian-European Policy and Legal Advice Centre (GEPLAC), Mission: Advice on measures aimed at improving the level of enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR) (2009) - UNDP National Consultant for Study on Piracy and Counterfeiting in Georgia (2009-2010)
LANGUAGES:
Georgian, English, Russian