As of February 1st, 2022, Agris Batalauskis has been appointed the Director of the Patent Office.
14.07.2022 - until now. Mid-term international expert in the EU/Kosovo justice sector program EUKOJUST
15.06.2015 – 31.01.2022 Director of Project Department, Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia
04.07.2019 – 12.2020 Vice-chair of the CDCJ Drafting group on Legal aid schemes (CDCJ-GT-SAJ2), Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia
01.03.2017 – 04.07.2019. Junior Project Leader, Twinning Project “Strengthening the institutional capacity of the Supreme Court of Ukraine in the field of human rights protectio14.02.2018.– 31.05.2019. International consultant, Council of Europe programmatic framework “Horizontal Facility” Action “Support to Legal Aid Reforms in the Republic of North Macedonia”, Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvians at the national level”, No. UA 12 ENPI JH 02 16, Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia
02.10.2017 – 31.12.2019 Project Manager/Substitute Junior Project Leader, Twinning Project “Capacity Building of the National Centre for Personal Data Protection of the Republic of Moldova”, No. MD 13 ENPI JH 03 17 (MD/29), Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia
20.12.2015 – 20.11.2017 Leading expert of the Ministry of Justice in the field of legal assistance. EXPERTISE FRANCE and the European Union delegations in Ukraine, the project "Support in reforms of the justice sector in Ukraine "Pravo-Justice"".
15.01.2007- 31.05.2014 Senior Desk Officer, lawyer in the Legal Aid Provision Division, Legal Aid Administration.
2008 – 2009 Master’s degree in Social Science Law, Faculty of Law, University of Latvia
2003 – 2007 Second level Higher professional Education diploma (bachelor’s degree) / Lawyer Qualification, Police Academy of Latvia
Latvian – native
English – understanding C2, C2; speaking – C2, C2; writing C2
German – understanding C1, B2; speaking – B1, B1; writing B1
Russian – understanding C1, B2; speaking – B2, B2; writing B1