Ana Stojanović

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

With 15 years of experience in intellectual property, Ana advises clients on all aspects of intellectual property law. Her practice focuses on trademark clearance and enforcement, counseling on trademark protection, drafting assignments and licenses, as well as on handling contentious trademark proceedings before the courts in Serbia. 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

Qualifications

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

Languages

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

Education

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

Publications

  • 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

Committees

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

Membership

  • MARQUES
  • 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

Testimonials

  • ‘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