BLB represents Nona Gaprindashvili against Netflix

BLB represents Nona Gaprindashvili against Netflix

BLB, together with American lawyers, defends the interests of Georgian chess legend Nona Gaprindashvili in the legal dispute initiated against Netflix in California, United States. The dispute concerns a false statement purposefully made in the final episode of The Queen’s Gambit series regarding the most significant career achievement of the Georgian grandmaster, claiming as if […]

Partner Note: The law which aims to attract the foreign direct investments provides for the nationalization and confiscation of the investments

The law which aims to attract the foreign direct investments provides for the nationalization and confiscation of the investments

Amid the pandemic-induced economic crisis, a revival of suspended investment projects and the stimulation of foreign direct investments (“FDI“) have vital importance for the Georgian economy. In this context, we would like to draw attention to the fundamental defect of the respective legal framework that creates an unfavorable investment environment and makes investment projects non-bankable […]

COVID-19 Resource Center

COVID-19 Resource Center

Amid the global COVID-19 public health emergency that creates challenges for families and businesses in Georgia and worldwide, we offer a centralized location for the latest regulatory and legal updates, guidance, analysis, and resources to help clients respond to legal implications of the pandemic. COVID-19 Resource Center We have designed our COVID-19 Resource Center to […]

Contributing our knowledge and expertise Pro Bono

Contributing our knowledge and expertise Pro Bono

BLB has been rendering Pro Bono service for the Alexander Kartveli Association from the very beginning of its formation. Alexander Kartveli Association was founded by US citizens, Richard Rubin and Stephen Johnson, Aviation Media LLC, US corporation and Georgian citizen, Ramaz Bluashvili. The association’s main objective is to curate Alexander Kartveli’s life and accomplishments. Alexander […]

Our team is privileged to be the outside counsel of Microsoft Corporation in Georgia

Our team is privileged to be the outside counsel of Microsoft Corporation in Georgia

The software piracy rate in Georgia was about 90% when our team has started managing the very first campaign for enforcement of Microsoft’s IP rights in Georgia through civil actions in 2015. In an unprecedented move, in less than six months, BLB undertook a number of enforcement actions on behalf of Microsoft in Georgia and […]