Katalin Szamosi > SBGK > Budapest, Hungary > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Intellectual Property, Dispute resolution, Competition, TMT


President and managing partner


Katalin is an outstanding representative of the legal community with 40 years of experience. Her practice areas include advice and contract drafting in technology transfer matters, contentious patent, trade mark, industrial design and copyright-related matters, representation before the Court of Justice of the European Union, arbitration in domain disputes, mediation and advice on consumer protection and antitrust matters.

Katalin is a board member of the most relevant national and international IP organizations, she frequently contributes articles to the press about the latest legal and economic changes in Hungary and she is a well-known market commentator too.

Katalin is also the member of the Permanent Arbitration Court attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry since February 1, 2018. Last year, Katalin was elected to the president of the Committee for Hungarikum Trademark. Katalin provides IP lessons for postgraduate students at the Pázmány Péter University and the Academy of Budapest Bar Association.

She also contributes to the work of Forum, an American organization that provides arbitration and mediation services to businesses, based in Minneapolis and WIPO in domain disputes.


Hungarian, English, German


Hungarian Competition Law Association
Hungarian Trademark Association
National Board Against Counterfeiting
Council of Copyright Experts
Body of Experts on Industrial Property
Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright
Commitee for Hungarikum Trademark


Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Law

Lawyer Rankings

Hungary > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Katalin SzamosiSBGK

SBGK has the pre-eminent practice for the defence and enforcement of IP rights, and it has a strong track record in IP litigation before Hungarian, European and international authorities and courts. The firm is particularly known for its strength in trade mark and patent infringement, invalidity and opposition matters. Clients include leading pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers, artists and consumer brands. Edit Földvár joined from the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office, where she has over 30 years of experience leading in biotechnology and biochemistry patent litigation. Katalin Szamosi and Péter Lukácsi are the lead figures for transactional and contentious patent, trade mark, industrial design and copyright-related matters. Gabriella Sasvári is knowledgeable about IP portfolio management, trade mark-related contracts and unfair competition. Eniko Karsay and senior associate Ádám György are also recommended.