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Managing Partner: Dr Katalin Szamosi

Number of partners: 11

Number of lawyers: 14

Languages: Hungarian, English, French, German, Spanish

Firm Overview:

In 1969 SBGK was established as one of the first private firms in Hungary, combined the knowledge of attorneys at law and patent attorneys, which allowed SBGK to provide full range of legal services for national and international clients. SBGK as one of the leading national firms, has been providing its professional services for 50 years, and being proud to be part of a broad network among well-known national and international firms with attorneys at law and patent attorneys, guaranteeing high quality services in cross-border matters. SBGK Attorneys at Law and Patent Attorneys provides outstanding services in all commercial law areas from more than 20 sectors.

Main Areas of Practice:

Competition Law

Consumer Protection, Advertising & Media

Corporate & M&A

Data Protection


Dispute Resolution


Family & Inheritance Law

Franchising & Licensing


Labour & Employment

Life Sciences



Public Procurement

Real Estate



Representation before the national and international competition authorities and courts in cartel cases, merger control filings and unfair business practices.

Contacts: Dr Katalin Szamosi, Dr Péter Lukácsi, Dr Máté Borbás

Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Consumer Protection, Advertising & Media:

Drawing up of advertising contracts, evaluation of various legal aspects of advertising (compliance).

Contacts: Dr Andrea Nagy, Dr András György

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Providing legal advice in copyright-related areas, including qualifying for copyright protection, copyright infringement, obtaining permission to use a copyrighted work and related litigation.

Contacts: Dr Enikő Karsay, Dr Katalin Szamosi

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Corporate & M&A:

Establishment of business associations, non-profit companies, societies, foundations, legal assistance in connection with interior operation of companies, mergers, acquisitions, due diligences.

Contacts: Dr Andrea Nagy, Dr Máté Borbás

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Data Protection:

Preparing personal data protection declarations and other legal documents complying with relevant regulations, counselling on restrictions on marketing communications (prior opt-in consent).

Contacts: Dr András György, Dr Krisztián Osztopáni

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Advising designers on overlapping design protection regimes, prosecuting national design and RCD applications, enforcement of design and other rights.

Contacts: Katalin Mészárosné Dónusz, Dr Péter Lukácsi, Dr Ádám György

Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:

Representation, counselling and assistance in commercial, civil and administrative legal disputes before courts, Hungarian and international arbitration tribunals and providing alternative dispute resolution advice.

Contacts: Dr Katalin Szamosi, Dr Péter Lukácsi

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Registration of domain names, domain name disputes, worldwide representation before domain dispute resolution forums, drafting software development and license contracts.

Contacts: Dr Máté Borbás, Dr András György

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Family & Inheritance Law:

Practice is specialised in cases with international legal concerns within the family and inheritance law, representation in front of courts and authorities in divorce, children custody and residence/visitation and probate matters.

Contacts: Dr Gabriella Sasvári, Dr Andrea Nagy

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Franchising & Licensing:

Drafting of domestic and international franchise agreements, licensing agreements, research and development agreements, intellectual property asset evaluation and drafting of technology transfer agreements.

Contacts: Dr Katalin Szamosi, Dr Péter Lukácsi

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Representation and consultation relating to reorganisation of economic operators facing insolvency and those already insolvent, representation of creditors, drafting and advising on settlements.

Contacts: Dr Andrea Nagy, Dr Máté Borbás

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Labour & Employment:

Providing general non-contentious employment advice, workforce and management restructuring, secondments and postings of employees, benefits and compensation systems, as well as strategic employment-related advice in relation to transactions.

Contacts: Dr Andrea Nagy, Dr Renáta Tószegi

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Life Sciences:

Providing full scope of legal advice to international clients from the pharmaceutical, medical, biotechnology, cosmetics and genetic industry.

Contacts: Dr Katalin Szamosi, Dr Gabriella Sasvári, Dr Enikő Karsay

Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]


Procedures for obtaining legal protection on inventions, counselling in the innovation and development stages, preparation of Hungarian patent specifications, required for proceedings before the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office and representation and submission of international patent applications (PCT applications) and/or foreign national applications and direct representation of European patent applications before the EPO, validation of European patents in all member states of the EPC.

Contacts: Zsolt Szentpéteri, Katalin Mészárosné Dónusz, Szabolcs Farkas

Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]


Advising pharmaceutical companies on pricing and reimbursement, clinical trials, advertising and promotion, distribution and negotiations with authorities.

Contacts: Dr Enikő Karsay, Zsolt Szentpéteri

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Public Procurement:

Providing full scope of legal services in connection with the entire public procurement procedure.

Contact: Dr Renáta Tószegi, Dr Boglárka Borbély

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Real Estate:

Advising in purchase of real estate properties, encumbrances related to any kind of real estate transactions and in relation to the transfer of ownership rights.

Contact: Dr Katalin Szamosi, Dr Boglárka Borbély

Email: [email protected], [email protected]


National, international and community trademark prosecution, trademark litigation, representing brand owners in front of the General Court and Court of Justice of the EU, global brand management, portfolio management, trademark searches, trademark watches, anti-piracy campaigns.

Contacts: Dr Gabriella Sasvári, Dr Katalin Szamosi, Dr Péter Lukácsi, Dr Ádám György

Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]