PETOŠEVIĆ Rankings 2020

IAM Patent 1000 —  The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020

WIPR Influential Women in IP

MIP IP Stars Rankings

  • Bulgaria – Trademark — Tier 3
  • Croatia – Intellectual property — Tier 3
  • Romania – Trademark prosecution — Tier 2
  • Romania – Patent prosecution — Recommended
  • Serbia – Intellectual property — Highly Recommended
  • Slovenia – Intellectual property — Recommended
  • Ukraine – Trademark — Tier 3
  • Ukraine – Patent — Notable Firm

MIP IP Stars Ranked Individuals

Legal 500 Rankings

Legal 500 Ranked Individuals

Client Choice Award by Lexology

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

Testimonials

  • 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
  • Ukraine

    PETOŠEVIĆ is an international IP firm with offices across Eastern Europe. The firm is best known for IP filing work in the region. Dina Petošević, who heads the Ukrainian office, and Yuriy Karlash are key patent contacts.

    IP Stars Patent Review, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Romania

    PETOŠEVIĆ is an IP boutique with offices across Eastern Europe. The firm is best known for trade mark protection and portfolio management work but it can also deal with enforcement mandates. Its Romanian office is headed by Aura Campeanu, who is supported by a team of associates including George Irimescu.

    IP Stars Trade Mark Review, 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

    Leveraging its network of offices throughout Eastern Europe, boutique IP firm PETOŠEVIĆ is best known for its patent and trade mark prosecution work for international corporates. Team head Ivan Kos is recommended.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 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
  • Romania

    PETOŠEVIĆ is an IP protection specialist with offices across Eastern Europe. The firm is best known for its soft IP practice but it also deals with patent filing instructions. Aura Campeanu heads up the Romanian office, with support from a team of associates including George Irimescu.

    IP Stars Patent Review, 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

    Luxembourg-based PETOŠEVIĆ has a sprawling network of 16 offices across Eastern Europe and the Kyiv outpost is key among them. With Dina Petošević at the helm since it was set up ten years ago, it safeguards the patent portfolios of top-flight US and European corporations and is also a frequent fixture in contentious proceedings before Ukrpatent.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2020
  • Serbia

    The practice is widely respected for its representation in patent and trade mark prosecutions, enforcements and customs enforcements. It also fields non-contentious specialists. Mihajlo Zatezalo has over 20 years' IP experience; chief operations officer Predrag Anokić focuses on clearance, maintenance and enforcement issues for international trade mark portfolios; and office head Mirjana Živković oversees IP portfolios and enforcement programmes for large multinationals. Senior associate Ivan Matić is noted for his advice on the surveillance, seizure and destruction of counterfeit goods.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
  • Ukraine

    PETOŠEVIĆ has 'an amazing, motivated, dynamic team with great understanding of clients' needs and concerns'. The Kiev practice is part of a network of 16 specialist IP offices serving countries in Eastern Europe. It handles patent and trade mark prosecution for international clients, as well as the management of trade mark portfolios and enforcement actions in the CIS region. Clients have said: 'The firm has a flexible approach. It is very efficient in the actions we need.' 'The paralegals and patent attorneys bring a high level of quality to their work.'

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Clients praise PETOŠEVIĆ as 'the leading firm in intellectual property in Bosnia and Herzegovina'; it handles the full spectrum of IP matters with a focus on IP litigation, prosecution and counterfeiting cases. The team's international reach spans 30 jurisdictions across the CEE region, which ensures clients receive a notable cross-border service. Practice head Tarik Prolaz leads the team, which fields experts including Berina Prolaz and trade mark enforcement specialist Ana Stojanović. Clients have said: 'PETOŠEVIĆ is one of our most trusted legal partners in the region for multiple years. They are very knowledgeable and responsive, we always count on their sound advice.' 'Very outstanding partners and associates in multiple areas of intellectual property - including in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Among others, I can name Ana Stojanović, Mihajlo Zatezalo and Tarik Prolaz, all of them with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.'

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
  • 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
  • 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
  • Romania

    “PETOŠEVIĆ manages all patent concerns adeptly” and makes clever use of its far-reaching office network to put patrons on the surest international IP footing. Worthy of special mention, “its work before the EPO is impeccable”.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2020
  • Russia

    PETOŠEVIĆ covers the spectrum of patent services from 16 offices across Eastern Europe – including a newly minted base in Minsk, Belarus, which opened its doors last year. The Russian ensemble focuses on enforcement – including the enforcement of patents before the Russian Intellectual Property Office – for players in areas as diverse as food products, chemistry, agriculture and mechanics.

    IAM Patent 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
  • 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