May 11, 2021, New York, N.Y. - The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance ("GALA") announced today that the law firm COBALT has joined GALA as a new member, representing Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.  GALA is the leading network of advertising lawyers in the world.
With one of the Baltics’ most significant practices in advertising, marketing, and intellectual property law, the firm will be the exclusive law firm member for Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. "We are very pleased to join the GALA network and look forward to helping advertisers around the world market to consumers in the Baltics," said Dace Silava-Tomsone, Managing Partner for COBALT’s Latvia office. 
"This well-respected and experienced firm is a terrific addition to GALA," said Dusan Nitschneider, GALA EMEA Regional President and Partner at Nitschneider & Partners in Bratislava, Slovakia. 
"GALA continues to expand its reach in order to help provide marketers the tools they need to advertise legally and effectively across the globe," said Jeffrey A. Greenbaum, GALA's Global Chairman and Managing Partner of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, in New York, New York. "We are thrilled to have COBALT join the network."
COBALT is one of the largest and oldest full-service business law firms operating across the Baltics and Belarus with more than 200 lawyers on board. COBALT possesses extensive experience in advertising, marketing and IP law. They advise clients on advertising campaigns, social media, sponsorships, product placement, branded content, and also render reputation management advice. They have unmatched experience in the market, advising clients of highly regulated industries, including gaming, tobacco, pharma and financial services, on different advertising, marketing and consumer protection issues. Their IP practice focuses on contentious and non-contentious IP, regulatory and IT matters. In IP, they prosecute trademarks and designs and enforce all types of IP, including patents. COBALT has been ranked among Top Tier IP advisors in the latest Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IP Stars and World Trademark Review editions. COBALT has been recognised as Baltic Firm of the Year at the Managing IP Awards 2021.

With firms representing more than 90 countries, each GALA member has the local expertise and experience in advertising, marketing and promotion law that will help your campaign achieve its objectives, and navigate the legal minefield successfully. GALA is a uniquely sensitive global resource whose members maintain frequent contact with each other to maximize the effectiveness of their collaborative efforts for their shared clients. GALA provides the premier worldwide resource to advertisers and agencies seeking solutions to problems involving the complex legal issues affecting today's marketplace.
For More Information Contact: 

Stacy Bess
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
+1 212 705 4895