Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Our diverse IP and IP-related practice covers:

  • Trademark protection
  • Protection of unregistered rights (unfair competition and other available legal mechanisms)
  • Copyright protection, including collective protection of copyright
  • Industrial design protection
  • Patents
  • IP litigation
  • Drafting and negotiating IP-related agreements (trademark licensing and assignments, know-how licensing, patent licensing and assignments; distribution agreements, sponsorship agreements; franchising agreements)
  • Cyber space issues
  • Advertising

“BDK Advokati AOD is particularly noted for IP law issues involving multinational companies from the international software, internet, and telecoms markets. It also has a leading data protection practice and is experienced in copyright, trade secrets and confidential information, and image rights. Bogdan Ivanišević is an IP specialist, and senior associate Milica Basta is a key data protection and privacy team member.

‘BDK Advokati has a longstanding data protection practice. It knows European data protection law inside out, which helps the team to draw from comparative experience in order to find creative solutions to challenging issues under Serbian data protection law.’

‘The BDK team is professional, knowledgable and holds no information back -the experience is perfect.’

‘Bogdan Ivanišević and Milica Basta are good at explaining complicated legal issues in simple terms and laying down the available options. Also, in their practical proposals, they make every effort to reconcile structures imposed by the law with the business priorities of companies.’”


“Routinely assists with trade mark revocation, registration and protection, as well as copyright ownership. Acts for major domestic and multinational corporations, notably from within the technology and telecommunications sectors, and are additionally experienced in the food and drink sectors.

‘They always provide clear and specific feedback. We value the intelligibility of their communication since they take rigorous care over the detail of each opinion that they give.’”