` Agnese Gerharde | COBALT

Agnese Gerharde

Senior Associate / Latvia


Agnese is a senior associate at COBALT Latvia specializing in intellectual property, information technology law, cybersecurity and privacy matters. Agnese is Latvian Trademark Attorney and European Trademark Attorney licensed to represent before the Latvian Patent Office and European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

Agnese is a qualified New York (USA) attorney. Agnese is a member of the International Trademark Association (the Internet Committee for the 2022-2023 term and the Trade Secrets Committee for the 2024-2025 term) and the Latvian Patent Attorney Association. Agnese is a recipient of the 2021 INTA Tomorrow’s Leader Award. She is also a recipient of a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to study law in the United States.

Agnese graduated with a LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law from Fordham University Law School in New York City. She has an LL.M. with merit in International Law and European Law and a LL.B with merit in Law and Diplomacy, both from Riga Graduate School of Law in Latvia.


  • Leading Trademark Professional – Bronze band, World Trademark Review 1000 2024
  • Intellectual Property – Rising star, IP STARS 2023
  • Recognized in the Rising Star Program 2023 from the International Trademark Association
  • Recipient of the Tomorrow’s Leader Award 2021 from the International Trademark Association


  • Latvian, English

Membership & education

  • Fulbright Association (since 2017)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (since 2018)
  • Latvian Bar Association (since 2020)
  • New York State Bar (since 2022)
  • LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, Fordham University School of Law, New York, USA (2018)
  • LL.M. (with merit) in International and European Law, Riga Graduate School of Law, Riga, Latvia (2017)
  • LL.B (with merit) in Law and Diplomacy, Riga Graduate School of Law, Riga, Latvia (2014)
  • Visiting student, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (2013)

    We are driven by your recognition

    INTA is delighted to recognize Ms.Gerharde at the beginning of her professional journey. Between her impressive pro bono work, versatility as a lawyer, and clear passion for intellectual property, we are sure she has a prosperous career ahead of her, and we look forward to her contributions to the field and to the Association in the years ahead.
    INTA President Tiki Dare