PETOŠEVIĆ Rankings 2023

Global IP Awards

The Trademark Lawyer Law Firm Rankings

  • Bulgaria
  • Romania

Who’s Who Legal 2023

IAM Patent 1000 Rankings

  • Ukraine — Silver band
  • Romania — Highly recommended for Patent Prosecution

IAM Patent 1000 Ranked Individuals

WIPR Leaders 2023

Mihajlo Zatezalo — Serbia
Branislav Krnetić — Serbia

The Patent Lawyer Law Firm Rankings

  • Romania
  • Ukraine

Legal 500 Rankings

Legal 500 Ranked Individuals

MIP IP Stars Rankings

  • Bulgaria – Trademark — Tier 3
  • Croatia – Intellectual property — Tier 1
  • Romania – Trademark prosecution — Tier 2
  • Romania – Trademark disputes — Notable firm
  • Romania – Patent — Tier 3
  • Serbia – Intellectual property — Tier 1
  • Slovenia – Intellectual property — Recommended

MIP IP Stars Ranked Individuals

Chambers & Partners

  • Serbia – Intellectual Property — Band 1
  • North Macedonia – General Business Law — Spotlight Table

Chambers & Partners Ranked Individuals

World Trademark Review 1000 Rankings

World Trademark Review 1000 Ranked Individuals

Testimonials

  • North Macedonia

    PETOŠEVIĆ is an important regional IP practice with a notably strong reputation for work in North Macedonia. The firm assists international brands with oppositions to the registration of trade marks in North Macedonia, and it has experience in the appeal of adverse decisions taken by the State Office of Industrial Property. The team further advises on applications for new plant varieties as well as reinstatement of patents and is active in labelling issues in the advertisement field. PETOŠEVIĆ frequently assists large law firms from the EU with local law issues. Mihajlo Zatezalo is a key contact for the firm's IP clients.

    Chambers & Partners Europe, 2023
  • Albania

    For those seeking a trusted guide to help them navigate the Eastern European IP landscape, PETOŠEVIĆ is a top choice. It takes the time to understand patrons’ business goals to ensure that they get optimum return on investment in their brands. “The Albanian team has an established standard that is of the highest level of professionalism and handles a significant amount of prosecution work.”

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2023
  • Romania

    “PETOŠEVIĆ has a strong presence in Eastern Europe and is highly sought after for its business-oriented advice. All of the attorneys have a great knowledge of IP and are highly experienced.” The firm has over 130 employees in 16 offices, with the Bucharest outpost working closely with its foreign associates across Europe.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2023
  • Serbia

    “Well-known, respectable regional boutique PETOŠEVIĆ works efficiently without overcomplicating matters. The team are reliable and quick to understand clients’ needs and anticipate their wants.”

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2023
  • Croatia

    Led from Croatia by Ivan Kos and aided by a pervasive presence throughout Eastern Europe, boutique firm PETOŠEVIĆ is well-positioned to advise domestic and international clients on their domestic and regional IP needs. Much of this work relates to trade mark prosecution and enforcement, an area in which Kos is particularly accomplished.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2023
  • Slovenia

    PETOŠEVIĆ services patrons throughout Eastern Europe, encompassing EU jurisdictions, non-EU Balkan countries, Ukraine, Georgia and countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States. Spanning 16 offices, its teams collaborate extensively to ensure consistent performance and results. Practitioners in Ljubljana focus on trademark prosecution and enforcement and manage several large portfolios for multinationals, which they also represent in customs matters. Barbara Mencin leads the group.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2023
  • Ukraine

    With 130 practitioners in 16 offices strategically located across Eastern Europe, PETOŠEVIĆ provides a seamless trademark service throughout the region, and its Kyiv outpost is a key cog in this slick machine. The team works tirelessly to protect and defend the interests of clients both at home and further afield. Patrons include some of the world’s biggest technology companies, as well as heavyweight brand owners in the food and drink, FMCG and fashion industries.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2023
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The highly specialised intellectual property practice at PETOŠEVIĆ offers market-leading IP services to clients from a diverse range of industries in Bosnia and abroad. In particular, the firm’s contentious practice is strong, and it is equipped to represent clients in litigation and anti-counterfeiting proceedings. "They are able to meet the needs of foreign/international clients and are used to provide services on a high level."

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2023
  • Serbia

    PETOŠEVIĆ is a boutique practice acting on the full range of IP matters for clients across CEE, with an increasing presence in the CIS region. The law firm represents major multinational corporations in contentious and non-contentious IP mandates, notably patent and trade mark prosecution and enforcement across multiple jurisdictions. The lawyers are particularly present within the pharmaceutical sector. The team handles the national validation of European patents for international clients working in Serbia. The team represented Renault and its subsidiary Dacia in industrial design infringement proceedings against a Serbian company that was distributing replacement parts for the Dacia Sandero car.

    Chambers & Partners Europe, 2023
  • Croatia

    Pre-eminent one-stop IP shop PETOŠEVIĆ is home to a unit of 130 dedicated practitioners working across 16 offices throughout Eastern Europe. It provides clientele with a single point of contact, making it a popular option for brand owners with an international focus. Searches and filings are handled with care and the team are poised for contentious clashes.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2023
  • Bulgaria

    PETOŠEVIĆ serves as a solid contact for businesses wishing to protect and enforce their trademarks in Eastern Europe, with 16 offices spread throughout the region. Brand owners have access to the firm’s broad geographical reach, and its practitioners work in tandem no matter where they are based.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2023
  • Romania

    With 16 offices covering over 30 jurisdictions, PETOŠEVIĆ maintains a vast international reach which serves to strengthen its IP capabilities. The highly credentialled team blends extensive local knowledge with regionally spread resources, culminating in a seamless and efficient patent service.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2023
  • Serbia

    PETOŠEVIĆ‘s Serbian practice is sought out by major multinationals for both contentious and non-contentious IP work. Typical areas include patent and trade mark prosecution and enforcement. Customs enforcement is also a key area. "A large team with good access to eastern European countries. The team is a guarantee of quality work."

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2023
  • Ukraine

    Regional powerhouse PETOŠEVIĆ provides cost-effective IP services across the CIS and Eastern European countries. Focused on solving complex pharmaceutical and life sciences IP cases, the Kyiv branch boasts a stellar patent prosecution service that prioritises offering efficient and technically sound advice for clients.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2023
  • Uzbekistan

    PETOŠEVIĆ‘s five-strong team in Uzbekistan is known for providing advice on intellectual property and related issues. Areas of strength include representing major multinational corporations in contentious and non-contentious IP matters, including patent, trade mark and industrial design prosecution and enforcement, as well as customs enforcement. Tashkent-based Djakhangir Aripov heads the practice.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2023