Predrag Anokić

  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Trademark & Patent Agent
  • European Patent Attorney *

With 12 years of experience in the field of intellectual property, Predrag has efficiently and effectively handled a multitude of both routine and complex IP matters. Predrag’s practice focuses on clearance, maintenance and enforcement issues for large international trademark portfolios, and he is also well versed in domain name issues and online infringement matters. While Predrag has represented clients from a variety of industries, he has regularly advised leading multinational apparel and footwear, energy drinks and food packaging companies on trademark prosecution and enforcement strategies in Eastern Europe. In 2017, he transitioned from the role of Senior Associate to the role of Chief Operations Officer. Predrag is an active INTA member and has represented PETOŠEVIĆ at numerous conferences and meetings.

Prior to joining PETOŠEVIĆ in 2006, Predrag worked as a trademark examiner at the Serbian Patent and Trademark Office, where he handled all trademark-related matters.

* Contractor

Practice Areas

Qualifications

  • European Patent Attorney, 2011
  • Trademark & Patent Agent, Serbia, 2009

Languages

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

Education

  • Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, LLB, 2006

Seminars/Courses

  • Advanced Successful Technology Licensing (STL) Course, WIPO, Belgrade, Serbia, October 2006
  • Seminar on the Protection of Geographical Indications, Regional CARDS IPR Project, Budva, Montenegro, October 2006

Presentations

  • "Protecting IP on the Internet in Serbia", PETOŠEVIĆ Webinar "Internet and Social Media - IP Protection in Southeastern Europe", BrightTALK, March 31, 2015

Publications

Committees

  • INTA Committee Member, Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee, 2018 - 2019 Term
  • INTA Committee Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, 2016 - 2017 Term
  • INTA Committee Member, European National Trademark Office Relations Subcommittee of the Trademark Office Practices Committee, 2014 - 2015 Term
  • INTA Committee Member, Trademark Office Practices Committee, 2012 – 2013 Term

Membership

  • EPI
  • INTA

Professional Activities

  • Panelist before the Serbian Arbitration for the Resolution of Domain Name Disputes, Belgrade, Serbia, 2011

Testimonials

  • PETOŠEVIĆ’s key strengths are acting for multinational corporations in contentious and non-contentious IP matters, patent and trade mark prosecution and enforcement, and customs enforcement. The names to note are Mihajlo Zatezalo, Predrag Anokić, attorney at law Mirjana Živković and senior associate Ivan Matić. Legal 500 EMEA, 2019

  • Predrag Anokić possesses “vast IP knowledge and always takes an effective, business-oriented approach. On top of that, he’s extremely responsive, providing clear, well thought-out feedback in time-critical situations.” WTR 1000 Rankings, 2019

  • Having worked at the IPO, Predrag Anokić brings a unique understanding of formal and substantive application procedures to the table. “Clients think the world of his advice and prompt attention to their matters. He handles everything deftly, efficiently and effectively.” WTR 1000 Rankings, 2018

  • Predrag Anokić shores things up on the prosecution side, meticulously overseeing portfolios with a fine-tuned business mind. WTR 1000 Rankings, 2017

  • “The super-responsive Predrag Anokić makes light work of tricky clearance, maintenance and enforcement briefs.” WTR 1000 Rankings, 2016

  • “Immensely skilled” senior associate Predrag Anokić focuses on clearance, maintenance and enforcement issues for internationals and also comes highly recommended. WTR 1000 Rankings, 2015

  • The “helpful, prompt and thorough” Predrag Anokić is “superlative in his response times”. One client confides: “I am pleased to work with him; in a challenging market he can help tackle any issue.”

  • WTR 1000 Rankings, 2014