Barbara Mencin

  • Head of Office - Slovenia
  • Trademark and Design Attorney
  • 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 in 2015, 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


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


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


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


  • 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


  • International Trademark Association Committee Member, Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee, 2018 - 2019 Term, 2020 - 2021 Term


  • INTA


  • The Slovenian outpost of PETOŠEVIĆ may be lean in size, but it has the full weight of this Eastern European prosecution powerhouse behind it. Running a tight ship at the local level is Barbara Mencin. WTR 1000, 2021