Practice Areas

Mikijelj Jankovic & Bogdanovic (MJB) attorneys at law are based in Belgrade, Serbia, with a network of correspondents throughout the region of the former Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, and Kosovo). We provide legal advice and representation to our clients in all business-related areas of law. MJB has been recognized as a leader in the field of intellectual property law and dispute resolution. Established in 1985, MJB has been proud to serve its clients with dedication for over 30 years. We cultivate a personalized approach towards our clients, regardless of their size, and strive to provide them with high-quality legal assistance and IP services. MJB is proud of its international orientation. We count numerous multinational companies among our clients, and our attorneys act as counsel before international courts and arbitral tribunals.

MJB has been repeatedly recognized as a leader in the Intellectual Property (IP) field in Serbia by Chambers and Partners, Legal500 and others. We assist our clients in the protection of trademarks, patents, models, designs, plant variety rights, and domain names. Our patent and trademark agents are licensed to represent clients before the Office for Protection of Intellectual Property of Serbia and the European Patent Office.

MJB is recognized as a leader in the field of dispute resolution in Serbia, both in court and arbitral proceedings, and in particular, in international commercial and investment arbitration (ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL, etc.). We also have a strong record in handling cases of patent and trademark infringements, as well as copyright violations before the domestic courts.

We provide our clients with the full range of legal services in the area of employment law, including advice related to mobbing and whistleblowing.

We provide comprehensive legal service to our corporate clients covering all aspects of their businesses, including company formation, corporate governance matters, and dissolution.

MJB have extensive expertise in the field of data protection and privacy law, advising clients on the collection, processing, and transfer of data. Our clients rely on us for the preparation of the internal data protection policies and compliance with the regulatory requirements.

MJB has extensive experience in providing legal advice in media, advertising, and entertainment law. As experts in media law, we provide full range services covering regulatory requirements for media formation and operation, as well as advising on all aspects of agreements in this area, including broadcasting and issues of copyright and personal rights.

MJB also provides advice in the field of real estate law. We advise our clients in all phases of real estate transactions: from negotiations and obtaining of permits to conveyancing. Our expertise particularly relates to construction and real estate acquisitions.

We have a strong international law practice in the field of international criminal and family law, where we have particular experience working on cases of extradition and international child abduction. We advise several foreign embassies in Serbia, which also recognize us as reliable attorneys for their citizens’ legal matters in Serbia.

MJB is proud of its decades-long involvement in human rights cases where it has provided pro bono legal advice and representation before domestic authorities and courts, as well as the European Court of Human Rights.