Bukovinský & Chlipala

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Firm Overview

The Slovak law firm Bukovinský & Chlipala has been providing legal services to its clients since 2003. It has been recognized by its clients and legal professionals for in-depth knowledge and excellence in the area of IP & IT Law, Modern Technologies Law [AI, agile, blockchain, IoT, cloud, open source], Privacy & Cybersecurity.


The law firm’s core IP & IT services cover namely TMs, designs and Copyrights (including IT protection), international technology transfer IP advising, disputes and litigation (including domain names ADR and unfair competition), setting up of IP strategy hand-in-hand with effective IP prosecution and managing IP assets within the clients’ companies.


The quality and expertise knowledge of lawyers at Bukovinský & Chlipala are unique in Slovakia. Continuously for six years, the law firm has been awarded the prestigious award of the Law Firm of the year in Slovakia – highly recommended or recommended law firm for two areas: Telecommunication & IT Law and Intellectual Property. Repeatedly the law firm has been included among Top Trademark Professionals - silver band according to the World Trademark Review. Law Firm´s leading lawyer Tomas Klinka has been recognized as Patent star and Trademark star according to the MIP IP Stars.

Main Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property & IT Law

  • Provision of legal services in an international R&D project in the field of electro-mobility, dealing with cross-licensing background IP, joint ownership of future IP, Standard Essential Patents (SEPs), European Investment Bank (EIB) funding, Important Projects of Common European Interest (IPCEI) funding.
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  • Representation of a famous Slovak football club in the series of domain name and TM disputes (full success)
  • Representation generic drug producer in patent case against one of the largest pharmaceutical company (pending)
  • Representation the Slovak e-shop in the series of domain name, TM and copyright dispute against famous Slovak movie director (partial success, pending)
  • Representation of the Slovak innovative IT company in digital designs infringement court dispute (preliminary measure granted, pending)
  • Drafting new legislation for public R&D institutions and universities in Slovakia


Modern Technologies Law [AI, agile, blockchain, IoT, cloud, open source]

  • Provision of legal services in many cases included various legal aspects of all types of SW contracts (SW development, administration, support, escrow), cloud computing (e.g. analysisng the U.S. CLOUD Act), internet of things (IoT), agile SW projects, proprietary SW vs. Free-and-Open-Source-SW (FOSS), public procurement (e.g. analysing and solving vendor lock-in) in the field of banking, financial institutions, healthcare, industry.
  • Preparation of a contract on joint development of software applications designed to verify the identity of a natural person using facial biometrics through a digital interface.
  • Preparation of a contractual solution for agile software development taking into account internationally recognized standards and principles.
  • Legal assessment and preparation of contractual documentation for the project for a unique service consisting of non-invasive supervision of the supervised person through IoT (Internet of Things).


GDPR & Privacy protection, Cybersecurity ;

  • Provision of comprehensive legal services focusing on confidential information & know-how protection, business secrets, data protection, Cyber Security and GDPR compliance. Provision of professional services in order to ensure GDPR and/or cyber security compliance
  • Preparation of a draft agreement on the fulfillment of security measures and notification obligations pursuant to the Cyber Security Act.
  • Representation of the client - health care provider data protection impact assessment according to Art. 35 GDPR special category of personal data (so-called highly sensitive personal data) and evaluation of possible risks associated with this processing on the rights and freedoms of natural persons.
  • Legal services related to GDPR (cryptocurrency trading on the stock exchange) within the scope of the assessment of measures required by GDPR
  • Preparation of a specific contract for the provision of services of the security operation center (SOC) with a focus on services monitoring, evaluation and protection of networks and information systems of service customers.

Sports Law, Anti-doping Cases

  • Representation of athletes, sport clubs, drafting and reviewing of players’ contracts, drafting of anti-doping documents.
  • Provision of legal consultancy to the sport club engaged in foreign sport contest in selected areas.
  • Provision of legal consultancy to the sportsmen in the process of entering into players agreements.
  • Provision of complex legal consultancy in cases of violation of anti-doping rules
  • Provision of legal consultancy to the significant sport association in reviewing and adjusting internal anti-doping rules.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial & Corporate Law
  • IT Law & Modern Technologies
  • GDPR & Privacy protection, Cybersecurity
  • IP & Trademarks, Domain Name Disputes, Unfair Competition
  • Employment and Labour Law
  • Public Procurement
  • Sports Law, Anti-doping Cases
  • Real Property Law
  • Litigation and Debt Recovery
  • Mergers, Cross border Mergers, Acquisitions and Investments (Startups)

Offices

  • Head Office: Svatoplukova 30, 821 08 Bratislava (Slovakia)
  • Branch: Kyjevske nam. 6, 974 04 Banska Bystrica (Slovakia)

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Svätoplukova 30

Bratislava

Bratislava Region

Slovakia

821 08

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