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As a trademark almost anything can be registered – words, logos, shapes, colours, any combination of these elements or even sounds and smells.
In 2013 and 2014 the Customs successfully seized and destroyed over 70 million counterfeited products on the borders of the European Union. Are your brands protected by the Customs measures?
Leading Intellectual Property Law Firm in Slovenia
ITEM is among the leading law firms in Slovenia and region specializing in patent, trademark, design, unfair competition and other fields of intellectual property (IP) law. We provide a full range of business-oriented IP services, from acquiring rights to enforcing them against infringers. It is our firm belief that only a comprehensive and holistic understanding of the IP field leads to the best outcome for our clients.
Our clients are major international corporations in pharmaceuticals, electronics, vehicles, apparel, foodstuffs, beverages and luxury products, as well as regional and national SMEs, startups, universities, and research and academic institutions.
In terms of territory, we cover Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo and Albania.
We also handle regional and international procedures, including international trademark registrations (IR) and design registrations (ID) before the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Europen Union Trademarks (EUTM) and registered Community designs (RCD) before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), and European patents before the European patent Office (EPO).
Yesterday, the long awaiting amendments to the Slovenian Industrial Property Act implementing the Trademark Directive 2015/2436 came into force (adopted already on March 4, 2020). Our managing partner Gregor Maček published today in the WTR an article summarizing the...
We are once again delighted to be listed first in the Chambers Europe 2020 ranking in the intellectual property department in Slovenia. Moreover, our lawyers Gregor Maček and Igor Šetinc are recognized by the Chambers Europe as the leading experts. For more detailed...
ITEM again top ranked in WTR 1000 in the 2020 edition of the The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
Also in 2020, our firm was top ranked among the world's leading trademark professionals in WTR 1000. According to the WTR 1000 publication "ITEM sets the standard for trademark work in Slovenia. Its punctual, precise and totally reliable practitioners provide superb...
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ITEM team consists of experienced and dedicated intellectual property lawyers and experts, who work closely together in order to provide high-quality, client-focused services. We strive to handle the entrusted matters with excellence, diligence and creativity.