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Specialist IP firm Petoševic’s team is ‘very responsive’. The group was active in several high-profile trade mark infringement disputes, with head of office Tarik Prolaz acting for a client in the restaurant sector in a dispute pertaining to unauthorised use of its trade marks by a competitor. Associate Berina Prolaz is another name to note.

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz D.O.O. in cooperation with local lawyers’ team is a popular choice for clients in the pharmaceutical and consumer goods industries including Fresenius Medical Care and Delhaize Group. The group handled various trade mark protection issues for Interstate Hotels & Resorts, particularly with respect to Marriott Hotel, and assisted Naspers with the IP due diligence considerations pertaining to the acquisition of a leading internet company. Nedžida Salihović-Whalen leads the team, with Selma Šehović also a key figure.

The IP practice at Law Office Miljković & Partners is led by ‘experienced and supportive lawyer’ Amar Bajramović. He is acting for the Association of Filmmakers in BiH in a complex administrative dispute with the Institute for IP relating to the licence for the collective management of copyrights, and is advising Megamix on a potential infringement of its trade mark.

At Law Office Mirna Milanović-Lalić, the ‘amazing’ Mirna Milanović-Lalić is widely regarded as a leading IP lawyer, and, together with attorney-at-law Jasmina Suljović, ‘has great knowledge and really understands copyright law and administrative law’. The group handled copyright enforcement matters for Microsoft and recently advised MBA Centar on trade mark applications and a dispute with a competitor.

Local lawyers in cooperation with Karanović & Nikolić recently advised Pliva and its Bosnian subsidiaries on several trade mark infringement cases which considered the notion of "good faith". The team also advised on Jaffa’s trade mark registration, handling maintenance proceedings and assisting with trade mark protection.

Marić & Co Law Firm’s team advises on data protection compliance issues, copyrights and trade marks, including representing clients before the relevant authorities. Clients include Coca-Cola HBC, Mattel and Procter & Gamble. Visnja Dizdarević and Anisa Tomić are the key figures.

Law firm Sajic’s team advised on trade mark and copyright protection issues for clients including Unikom Unisat and Alternativa Medica, and represented Hrvatska radiotelevizija in litigation pertaining to an alleged breach of contract concerning the distribution of television programmes. Senior associate Helena Babić is the key figure.

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