PETOŠEVIĆ Rankings 2020

Client Choice Award by Lexology

MIP IP Stars Rankings 2020

  • Bulgaria – Trademark — Tier 3
  • Romania – Trademark prosecution — Tier 2
  • Ukraine – Trademark — Tier 3

Chambers & Partners

  • Croatia – Intellectual Property — Band 2
  • Montenegro – Corporate/Commercial — Band 3
  • North Macedonia – Intellectual Property — Band 2
  • Serbia – Intellectual Property — Band 1
  • Ukraine – Intellectual Property — Recognized Practitioner

Chambers & Partners Ranked Individuals

World Trademark Review 1000 Rankings

World Trademark Review 1000 Ranked Individuals

WIPR Leaders 2020

Mihajlo Zatezalo — Serbia


  • Serbia

    One source comments that the firm is "the biggest name in IP" in Serbia, going on to attest that the lawyers "have a good reputation." Another market commentator reports: "It is a well-established and reputable firm." The firm is a boutique practice acting on the full range of IP matters for clients across Central and Eastern Europe, with an increasing presence in the CIS region. Represents major multinational corporations in contentious and non-contentious IP mandates, notably patent and trade mark prosecution and enforcement across multiple jurisdictions. Particularly present within the consumer goods and pharmaceutical sectors. Handles the national validation of European patents for international clients working in Serbia.

    Chambers & Partners Europe, 2020
  • Romania

    Offering laser-targeted trademark advice at reasonable rates, regional CIS player PETOŠEVIĆ boasts an extremely strong Romanian office, while its newest station was opened in Minsk in January 2019, improving its geographical coverage yet further. The Bucharest agency splits its time between trademark litigation and prosecution matters, boasting an equally illustrious client list on both sides of the contentious divide.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2020
  • Croatia

    The growing team at international powerhouse PETOŠEVIĆ provides a seamless cross-border IP service, which encompasses Eastern Europe and the Balkans. “Having worked with a vast number of trademark attorneys around the world, I find that the services of PETOŠEVIĆ are exemplary in every respect,” enthuses one client.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2020
  • Serbia

    “PETOŠEVIĆ is a top IP firm in Serbia. Stable and consistent in the practice, its professionals produce faultless work and show excellent strategic vision. They dive deep into cases and discover the most cost-effective solutions to problems, keeping clients updated no more or no less than is required.” Attesting to the depth of the local team, the firm has four individuals listed in the WTR 1000 Serbia chapter – more than any other firm.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2020
  • North Macedonia

    The team comes highly recommended by clients, with one of them highlighting their "speedy and effective handling" of matters, adding that they "offer pragmatic solutions." The team is a well-regarded regional IP practice assisting with trade mark rights and infringements, copyright enforcement and anti-counterfeiting measures. Further expertise in IP-related administrative proceedings. Acts for international clients on IP applications and violations in North Macedonia, in sectors such as sportswear and food and beverages, representing global brands. Benefits from a network of offices in the SEE region.

    Chambers & Partners Europe, 2020
  • Montenegro

    Notable regional IP boutique that advises clients on the full range of IP-related matters. Regularly represents clients from the consumer goods sector in anti-counterfeiting measures. Also advises on trade mark infringement and protection matters.

    Chambers & Partners Europe, 2020
  • Bulgaria

    PETOŠEVIĆ continues to go from strength to strength as both a leading European IP firm and Bulgarian practice. The opening of a new office in Belarus takes the firm to a grand total of 17 offices and more than 120 employees, giving it a deep chest of resources to put at the disposal of international clients in need of a seamless service.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2020
  • Ukraine

    Regional prosecution powerhouse PETOŠEVIĆ prides itself on making things easy for clients. Communicative, flexible and proactive, the outfit is genuinely invested in patrons’ business needs and constantly strives to eliminate the distance between itself and in-house counsel.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2020
  • Croatia

    Clients laud the team for its pan-European capabilities, with one source adding that this is "a one-stop shop for us." The firm acts for a wide range of multinational corporates who benefit from the firm's network of offices throughout the CEE region. Provides notable experience in trade mark prosecution and enforcement. Also well versed in anti-counterfeiting issues and customs enforcements.

    Chambers & Partners Europe, 2020
  • Slovenia

    Having recently opened a new office in Minsk, PETOŠEVIĆ now operates out of 17 bases across Eastern Europe and offers a level of cross-border coverage that few, if any firms in the region can match. Although smooth operators in all areas of trademark practice, the side excels when it comes to managing the portfolios of international brands and handling oppositions.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2020
  • Albania

    PETOŠEVIĆ is the firm to call for companies needing a consistent approach to IP protection, portfolio management and enforcement throughout Eastern Europe. Whichever of the 17 offices that clients go to they will easily access a cavernous chest of resources and 100-plus specialists.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2020