PETOŠEVIĆ Bosnia & Herzegovina

Željeznička 20
71210 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina


Tarik Prolaz

  • Trademark & Patent Agent
  • Head of Office
  • Attorney at Law
+387 33 841 045
+387 33 841 299

Country Facts

Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Muslim, Serbian Orthodox, Roman Catholic

International Conventions

Paris Convention, WIPO, PCT, Madrid Agreement, Nice Agreement, Berne Convention (Copyright), Locarno Agreement (Industrial designs), WTO agreement

Minimal Filing Requirements

Patent Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Name, address and occupation of the inventor
  • Priority application data
  • Patent specification and claims

Trade/Service Mark Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Priority application data
  • List of goods/services
  • At least one representation of the mark (in color if claimed)

Industrial Design Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Priority application data
  • At least one drawing or photograph of the claimed model or design


All other documents may be filed subsequently. Powers of attorney and declarations need not be legalized or notarized unless requested by the Patent and Trademark Office.

Some documents may require translation to Bosnian.


  • IP boutique PETOŠEVIĆ is noted for providing comprehensive advice to domestic as well as international clients on contentious and non-contentious matters. The team, led by Tarik Prolaz, is increasingly active in counterfeiting cases and acted for a client in the fashion industry in a dispute concerning the import of counterfeit footwear. Other highlights include handling several high-profile trade mark infringement cases.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2019
  • Specialist IP firm PETOŠEVIĆ’s team is ‘very responsive’. The group was active in several high-profile trade mark infringement disputes.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2018
  • Specialist firm PETOŠEVIĆ is ‘professional, prompt and always bears in mind the client’s needs’. Instructions during 2016 included handling trade mark disputes and anti-counterfeiting cases.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2017
  • Intellectual property specialist Petoševic has offices located throughout Southeastern Europe and is ‘one of the most efficient firms’, according to clients.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2016