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Intellectual Property Department

Slovenia
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What the team is known for Market-leading boutique advising on all areas of IP law. Particularly active on trade mark infringement matters due to customs seizures, with additional expertise in patent matters, both contentious and non-contentious. Has experience acting before the Administrative Court of Ljubljana and the Higher Court of Ljubljana. Also acts on related disputes and houses a group of patent and trade mark attorneys. Additionally reputed for acting on copyright and licence issues. Clients include international companies in the pharmaceutical, automotive, TMT, fashion, media and luxury goods sectors.

Strengths Sources praise the team highly, with one commenting: "There is no doubt that they are the best firm in Slovenia. There is no other firm like them: they are very prepared, very fast in replying and always on top of things."

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Gregor Maček is known for his expertise as a patent and trade mark attorney, handling a range of IP matters for an international clientele. Clients comment that "he has the most in-depth knowledge of IP in Slovenia." Another source comments: "He is always detailed, always has a solution and is very thorough and precise."

Igor Setinc works principally in the areas of design and copyright litigation, trade marks and patents. Clients praise his abilities as a litigator highly, with one emphasising that he works especially hard "for the benefit of his client."