Ana Stojanović

  • Senior Associate
  • Attorney at Law
  • Trademark and Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney *

With over 15 years of experience in intellectual property, Ana advises clients on all aspects of intellectual property law. Ana handles trademark clearance and enforcement, as well as contentious trademark proceedings before the courts in Serbia. She also counsels clients on trademark protection, and drafts assignments and licenses. Ana has successfully represented both regional and leading multinational companies across various industries, including motorcycles, apparel, food and beverage, and restaurants and food services. She has considerable experience in advising and representing clients before Serbian courts in trademark infringement cases involving lookalikes and parasitic copying. Ana is also well versed in advising clients on copyright matters. She is an active MARQUES, INTA and EPI member and has represented PETOŠEVIĆ at various conferences.

Prior to joining PETOŠEVIĆ in 2007, Ana was in private practice for civil and commercial law, where she also represented clients in cases of patent and trademark protection.

* Contractor

Practice Areas


  • European Patent Attorney, 2011
  • Trademark and Patent Attorney, Serbia, 2008
  • Attorney at Law, Serbia Bar Association, 2005


Native Serbian (similar to Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Montenegrin and Slovenian), fluent English, working knowledge of Russian and Italian


  • Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, LLB, 2001


  • Contributor for Serbia to the online “INTA Country Guides”. International Trademark Association. (since 2014)

  • Contributor for Serbia to the online guide “Trade Dress: International Practice and Procedures”. International Trademark Association. (since 2014)

  • “Serbia Adopts Copyright Law Amendments”. World Intellectual Property Report Vol. 26. No. 3. Bloomberg BNA. (March, 2012)

  • Consulting Editor for “Trade Dress: International Practice and Procedures”. Global Trademark Research. INTA, since 2009


  • MARQUES Intellectual Asset Management Team member, 2019-2021 Term, 2021-2023 Term, 2023-2025 Term
  • MARQUES European Trademark Law and Practice Team member, 2015-2017 Term


  • INTA
  • EPI
  • Belgrade Bar Association

Professional Activities

  • Moderated and participated in organizing the MARQUES webinar "Sustainability and Brand Value" as part of MARQUES month, September 2020
  • Moderated a session at the MARQUES "Meet the Judges" event at the Serbian Intellectual Property Office, May 2018
  • Participated in organizing and hosting the MARQUES workshop "Classification & Search Tools - A Vision of the Future" at EUIPO, September 2016


  • At senior associate level, Mirjana Živković oversees multinationals’ IP portfolios and enforcement programmes; Ivan Matić advises on the surveillance, seizure and destruction of counterfeit goods; and Ana Stojanović has a broad IP practice. Legal 500 EMEA, 2023

  • Western Balkans regional manager Mihajlo Zatezalo routinely handles complex trade mark litigation and enforcement work, and office leader Mirjana Živković has extensive experience in the prosecution and enforcement of IP rights in Serbia. Predrag Anokić is chief operations officer, while Ivan Matić and Ana Stojanović are highly regarded senior associates. Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

  • ‘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