Barbara Mencin

  • Head of Office
  • Trademark and Design Agent
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney

Barbara handles trademark prosecution and enforcement in Slovenia and various other jurisdictions in which PETOŠEVIĆ operates. She also assists with trademark litigation in Slovenia and advises clients on trademark, design, copyright, and customs matters in various jurisdictions. She is also experienced in coordinating and supervising trademark clearance searches. Barbara has assisted clients from a variety of industries, including retail, pharmaceuticals, and food processing, with both non-contentious and contentious matters. She represents clients before the Slovenian Intellectual Property Office, the EUIPO and the Slovenian customs authorities.

Before joining PETOŠEVIĆ, Barbara worked at another law office in Slovenia where she provided administrative support to the team and handled basic legal tasks in the field of intellectual property.

Practice Areas

Qualifications

  • Trademark and Design Agent, Slovenia, 2018
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney, 2018

Languages

Native Slovenian (similar to Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Montenegrin and Serbian), fluent English, proficient German

Education

  • Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, LLB, 2014

Seminars/Courses

  • WIPO Academy Courses, DL-302 Advanced Course on Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications, 2017
  • WIPO Academy Courses, DL-101 General Course on Intellectual Property, 2014

Committees

  • International Trademark Association Committee Member, Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee, 2018 - 2019 Term

Membership

  • INTA