IT - Law
About the program
About the program

IT Law is a Ukrainian-American certificate program that covers legal aspects of running IT business, and implications of technology advances on business and services.

IT Law program was the first of its kind launched in Ukraine, and was initially designed to have emphasis on practice, taught by skilled professional practitioners from the industry who know it first-hand. We employ program managers, team leads, accountants, and in-house lawyers from IT-companies. Your future employers and clients trust ILTI-School, and introduce joint certification of its graduates.

Target audience
Target audience

Legal practitioners who want to gain or expand their expertise in legal services for IT companies, and aim to find clients or job as an in-house lawyer in the industry.

Directors, managers of IT companies, startup founders, who want to understand the legal side of their business, to be able to reach and sign standard contracts, to communicate and control work of lawyers, to estimate their effectiveness, and to reduce company expenditures.

Students and recent graduates with law-related majors, who don’t want to waste time studying unnecessary subjects, and who wish to start their career in an emerging industry with high-end salary while still studying at university.

Program formats
01
Basic

Intended for students and everyone who want to familiarize themselves with the IT world. Attendees will get a broad view of IT industry and its regional differences, an understanding of terms and processes in software development, rules of IT business structuring and contract negotiations, review of intellectual property questions in IT.

Additionally, curriculum of “Basic” program covers e-services and e-government issues.

Tuition: UAH 10.550
Full-time students: UAH 5.500

  • Introduction to IT Law
  • Foundations of ICT
  • Structuring IT business
  • Software development management
  • Contracts in IT
  • Intellectual property law in IT
  • E-government and e-services
5550 грн
02
Advanced

Intended for those already familiar with IT industry.

Participants will immerse themselves in the subtleties of the taxation on IT and IP, will practice in working with different types of contracts: license agreements, service contracts, website development contracts, and SaaS contracts, will get acquainted with specific areas of the IT industry: GameDev, FinTech, е-commerce, will obtain skills in handling public information and will learn how IT issues are regulated under the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU.

Participants of the Advanced course will have the opportunity to listen the lectures from the best US law firms on capital raising, venture investment and technology transactions structuring.

Tuition: UAH 19.990

Full-time students: UAH 9.990

7 subjects of the Basic course + 7 subjects of the Advanced course, including 2 subjects taught by the US lawyers:

  • Introduction to IT Law
  • Foundations of ICT
  • Structuring IT business
  • Software development management
  • Contracts in IT
  • Intellectual property law in IT
  • E-government and e-services
  • E-commerce and FinTech 
  • Access to public information
  • IT issues in the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU 
  • Taxation in IT 
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Venture investment and capital raising in IT (USA)
  • Technology transactions structuring

+ 2 thematic blocks of lectures:
GDPR
Crypto Regulation. Crypto Startups. ICO
+ block of practical exercises from in-house lawyers of IT companies:

  • License agreements 
  • Free and open-source software / IT company CHI Software
  • Service agreements. Cloud computing and SaaS agreements / ILTI
  • Website development contracts / IT company Art-Lemon Group
  • Legal issues in GameDev / IT company Turnkey Lender
  • E-money and electronic payment platforms / IT company Chameleon Soft
  • Blockchain, digital tockens, ICO / Axon Partners Law Firm
9990 грн
03
Loyalty program

For members of Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA), League of students of the UBA and members of Kharkiv IT Cluster -10% discount

For alumni of other ILTI-School certificate programs of the past years - 10% discount

For participants who simultaneously study on IT Law and IT Security programs - 20% discount on the second program

For students and alumni from Yaroslav the Wise National Law University and bachelor, master and PhD students from other law universities - 10% discount

For corporate clients - simultaneous training of several employees of a company or institution:

2 employees - 10% discount;

3 and more employees - 20 % discount

Description of formats
Basic

Intended for students and everyone who want to familiarize themselves with the IT world. Attendees will get a broad view of IT industry and its regional differences, an understanding of terms and processes in software development, rules of IT business structuring and contract negotiations, review of intellectual property questions in IT.


6 subjects of the Basic program:

  • Introduction to IT Law
  • Foundations of ICT
  • Structuring IT business
  • Software development management
  • Contracts in IT
  • Intellectual property law in IT

Tuition: UAH 10.550
Full-time students: UAH 5.500

Advanced

Intended for those already familiar with IT industry.

Participants will immerse themselves in the subtleties of the taxation on IT and IP, will practice in working with different types of contracts: license agreements, service contracts, website development contracts, and SaaS contracts, will get acquainted with specific areas of the IT industry: GameDev, FinTech, е-commerce and will learn how IT issues are regulated under the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU.

Participants of the Advanced course will have the opportunity to listen the lectures from the best US law firms on capital raising, venture investment and technology transactions structuring.

Tuition: UAH 19.990

Full-time students: UAH 9.990

6 subjects of the Basic course + 6 subjects of the Advanced course, including 2 subjects taught by the US lawyers:

  • Introduction to IT Law
  • Foundations of ICT
  • Structuring IT business
  • Software development management
  • Contracts in IT
  • Intellectual property law in IT
  • E-commerce and FinTech 
  • IT issues in the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU 
  • Taxation in IT 
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Venture investment and capital raising in IT (USA)
  • Technology transactions structuring (USA)

+ 2 thematic blocks of lectures:

  • GDPR
  • Crypto Regulation. Crypto Startups. ICO

+ block of practical exercises from in-house lawyers of IT companies:

  • License agreements / IT company Plarium
  • Free and open-source software / ILTI
  • Service agreements / ILTI
  • Cloud computing and SaaS agreements / ILTI
  • Website development contracts / IT company Art Lemon Group
  • Legal issues in GameDev / IT companies Plarium and Turnkey Lender
  • E-money and electronic payment platforms / IT company Chameleon Soft

Tuition: UAH 19.990

Full-time students: UAH 9.990

 

Loyalty program

For members of Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA), League of students of the UBA and members of Kharkiv IT Cluster -10% discount.

For alumni of other ILTI-School certificate programs of the past years - 10% discount.

For participants who simultaneously study on IT Law and IT Security programs - 20% discount on the second program.

For students and alumni from Yaroslav the Wise National Law University and bachelor, master and PhD students from other law universities - 10% discount.


For corporate clients - simultaneous training of several employees of a company or institution:

2 employees - 10% discount;
3 and more employees - 20 % discount.

Lecturers
Olga Simson
Olga Simson
The head of the program, lecturer, doctor of law, professor at the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, partner of IT and IP practices Law Offices of OMP
Charles Whitehead
Charles Whitehead
Lecturer, Professor at Cornell Law School, co-founder at the ILTI, Director of the Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship Program at Cornell Tech
Anton Zinchuk
Anton Zinchuk
Partner of the law firm ILF (one of the top 5 law firms in Ukraine for IT), leads IT practice, one of the most well-known IT lawyers according to the magazine "Legal Practice"
Sergey Glinyansky
Sergey Glinyansky
CEO ProLaw, ILTI technical consultant, Technical Director of NSU Scientific Library. J. Wise, web developer, IT specialist, lawyer.
Olga Pazenko
Olga Pazenko
Curator of the program IT-Law, lecturer of the practical block, in-house lawyer of the company CHI Software, graduate of the IT law program at the University of Tartu (Estonia)
Ivanna Pogrebnyak
Ivanna Pogrebnyak
Lecturer, Director of Legal of AltexSoft, Chairman of the Kharkiv IT Cluster Legal Committee, Member of the Public Council of the State Tax Service in the Kharkov Region
German Yampolsky
German Yampolsky
Lecturer of the Practical Block, ex-in-house lawyer of the IT company Nika Entertainment
Dmitry Gadomsky
Dmitry Gadomsky
Co-founder and CEO of SK "Axon Partners". Deputy Head of the Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association on Telecommunications, Information Technology and the Internet, Chairman of the Committee of the Lviv IT Cluster.
Anna Lapitskaya
Anna Lapitskaya
Lecturer, chief accountant of IT-company Art Lemon, member of the IT-cluster legal committee, coach at Lemon School
Sergey Povolyashko
Sergey Povolyashko
Certified project manager, CTO in IT-company TEAM International, author and head of IT-tuning project, trainer of Advance IT schools
Oksana Nesterenko
Oksana Nesterenko
Candidate of Juridical Sciences, CEO in the Interdisciplinary Scientific and Educational Center for Counteracting Corruption in Ukraine NAUKMA, co-author of the law "On Access to Public Information"
Illarion Tomarov
Illarion Tomarov
Head of IT and IP practice of Taylor Wessing Ukraine, noted in the ratings of IP lawyers according to the edition of Legal 500, Chambers Europe, Ukrainian Law Firms 2017
Elena Vardamatskaya
Elena Vardamatskaya
Deputy Head of the APA Committee on Telecommunications, Information Technology and the Internet, Head of IP and IT practices of the law firm "Wolfe Tayse"
Dmitry Mikhaylenko
Dmitry Mikhaylenko
Tax Offices Partner Law Offices of OMP, Head of the Tax Committee of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Legal Advisor to the IT Committee of EVA
Natalia Ryazanova
Natalia Ryazanova
Candidate of Law, managing partner of the patent-legal "Company" SION ", patent attorney of Ukraine (registration number 484)
Pavel Kravchenko
Pavel Kravchenko
Candidate of Science with the specialty "Information Protection", the founder of the company of the Distributed Lab incubator, has been engaged in projects with crypto-currencies, Blockchain and decentralized technologies for more than 10 years
Tatyana Dudenko
Tatyana Dudenko
Advocate, Adviser to the Director of the Municipal Enterprise "City Information Center" on issues of commercial development and innovation
Tatyana Tkacheva
Tatyana Tkacheva
Ph.D., Director of the Center for Regional Development of IT (KNURE), Master of Philosophy in the specialty "Data mining and knowledge discovery" of the University of Wales
Andrey Evkov
Andrey Evkov
Candidate of Law, Associate Professor of the National Law University. J. Wise, eX in-house lawyer in the IT-company Program-Ace
Svetlana Petrova
Svetlana Petrova
Head of the Center for Law and Mediation, Director Conflicta.Net, Member of the Board of the ADR Institute of Europe, Master TOP Facilitator.
Robert Khorolsky
Robert Khorolsky
Candidate of Juridical Sciences, lawyer in Law Offices of OMP and the law firm "Fomin, Sergienko and Partners", an expert of the Ukrainian-European Legal Consultative Center (UEPAC)
Tatyana Dmitrenko
Tatyana Dmitrenko
Lecturer of the Practical Unit, IT company lawyer
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Graduates have contracted in the industry
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Lectures were read by top US companies
Alumni feedback
About the program

IT courses for lawyers: practical skills from leading experts.

The profession of a programmer has long been at the peak of popularity and the number of offers to pass IT courses in Kharkiv is only growing. The rapid development of the IT industry in Ukraine leads to the expansion of the industry, where not only developers and testers, but a full-fledged team to support IT business is in demand. Kyiv and Kharkiv are leading in terms of IT market size, therefore IT courses in Kyiv enjoy the same popularity.

IT Law courses are an excellent opportunity to keep pace with the times because today, the IT lawyer is in demand in a huge number of directions, from the structuring of IT business and ending with the protection of intellectual property in IT products of the company.

That is why IT courses will be needed for:

- lawyers who want to learn the subtleties of IT sphere in Ukraine, get useful skills of legal support of IT business,

- the owners, CEO of IT companies that plan to develop, enter the international market and be aware of the legal issues of the company's activities.

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