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Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

KAPÁS UTCA 6-12, 1027 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
Tel:
Work +36 1 301 8900
Fax:
Fax +36 1 301 8901
Email:
Web:
www.twobirds.com

Dr Bálint Halász

Tel:
Work +36 1 799 2000
Email:
Bird & Bird LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Tech & Comms, Data Protection, Dispute Resolution

Position

Senior Associate, Head of the IP/ Tech & Comms groups in Budapest. Significant expertise includes intellectual property matters (patents, trade marks, designs, copyright, unfair competition and customs measures), protection and enforcement of IP rights, including infringement litigation, anti-piracy strategies and alternative dispute resolution proceedings; and IT and privacy and data protection law.

Career

Since 2012 Senior Attorney-at-Law at Bird & Bird; 2008-2012 Attorney-at-Law at Bird & Bird; 2008 admitted to the Budapest BAR; 2004-2008 Danubia Patent and Law Office / Sar and Partners Attorneys at Law – candidate Attorney at Law

Languages

Hungarian, English, German

Member

Council of Copyright Experts (Hungary); Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright; Hungarian Trademark Association; Hungarian Copyright Forum Association, AIPPI, ITechlaw, Licensing Executives Society

Education

University of Pécs (Pécs, Hungary) – PhD (pending); 2004 Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest, Hungary) – law degree; 1999 Kandó Kálmán University of Electrical Engineering - Degree in Computer Science


Hungary

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Headline work for Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda includes representing the Hungarian government in an ICSID arbitration based on the Portugal-Hungary bilateral investment treaty. Counsel László Nanyista heads the team, which includes the ‘brilliant’ Konrád Siegler, recently promoted partner Bálint Halász, who specialises in IP disputes, and associate Viktor Kodela.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda handles contentious and non-contentious IP matters, with expertise across patents, trade marks, copyright and anti-counterfeiting mandates. It represented Kvint-R in a trade mark cancellation action. Recently promoted partner Bálint Halász, who heads the team, and senior associates Zoltán Tarján and Bettina Kövecses are noted.

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TMT

Within: TMT

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda is ‘able to find efficient solutions for difficult problems’. The team is noted for its transactional expertise and it advised Providence Equity on the acquisition of a music and festival business in Europe. Magyar Telekom and Alma Media are also clients. Team heads David Dederick and Bálint Halász are recommended, as are senior associates Zoltán Tarján, who is experienced in data protection and outsourcing, and Gábor Helembai, who handles gaming and betting sector mandates.

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