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A Breakthrough for Geographical Indications

A single registration for a geographical indication with WIPO will soon be possible. We bring you a brief update on the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration, which came into force on February 26, 2020, in our article, published...

MJB ranked by Legal 500 2020

MJB has once again been top ranked by Legal 500 in the fields of IP (read more), dispute resolution (read more) and employment law (read more).

New Trademark Law in Serbia

The long expected new Trademark Law in Serbia entered into force on February 1st and has introduced the opposition system replacing the traditional full examination system. However, the IP Office still examines trademark applications both on absolute and relative grounds before publication as part of their official duties. Apart from...

Recognition for MJB IP Office patent practice

Lawyer Monthly – Legal Awards 2019. Recognising achievement and success in the legal industry – A category winner for Patents Serbia in 2019 is the IP Office Mikijelj Jankjović & Bogdanovic from Belgrade.

MJB IP Office welcomes Katarina Cavor

MJB Intellectual Property Office has welcomed a new member to their team, Ms Katarina Čavor. Ms Čavor is a patent attorney who had previously worked at both the IP Office of Serbia and the EUIPO.

Katarina Radovic participated in the panel discussion “Author and Law”

Katarina Radovic, partner at the IP Office MJB participated in a panel organized by the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade in cooperation with the Union University Law School on the topic of  “Author and Law”. The panel was primarily intended for the lectures of the University of Arts in...

Successes of our legal trainees

IP Office MJB is pleased to announce that our legal trainee Ms Marina Ješić, has successfully defended Master thesis in International Investment Law under the topic of “Legal regime of cooling-off periods in international investment arbitration” at the Faculty of Law of the University of Belgrade, while Ms Ivana Vukcevic, also a...

Vladimir Djeric has co-authored an article on the Constitutional Court of Serbia

“Hague Journal on the Rule of Law” in its April 2018 issue features an article about the Constitutional Court of Serbia authored by Vladimir Djeric of MJB and Professor Tatjana Papic of the Union University Faculty of Law, see more  “On the Margins of Consolidation: The Constitutional Court of Serbia”, Hague...