Name: Zoltán Kovári
Law firm: Kovári Patent and
Position: Managing director
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Zoltán Kovári is managing director of Kovári
Patent and Trademark Attorneys, where he deals with patents,
trademarks, utility models and law enforcement cases. He is
a member of the Hungarian Association for the Protection of
Industrial Property and Copyright, the Hungarian Trademark
Association, the Hungarian Chamber of Patent Attorneys,
Institute of Professional Representatives before the European
Patent Office, the Hungarian group of UNION and vice president
of the Hungarian group of AIPPI.
Name: Judit Lantos
Law firm: Sár & Partners
Judit Lantos has 15 years’ experience in
intellectual property law and graduated from
Eötvös Loránd University’s faculty of law in Budapest in 1995.
In 1998 she co-founded Sár & Partners with Csaba Sár and
is in charge of managing trademark matters. Her experience
also includes trademark filings, searches, oppositions, anticounterfeiting,
licences, cancellation actions, and co-existence
agreements. Lantos is a member of INTA and ECTA.
Name: Zsófia Lendvai
Law firm: Baker McKenzie
Zsófia Lendvai is an associate at Baker McKenzie
and has experience in contentious and noncontentious
intellectual property matters including trademark
prosecution, counterfeit, licensing, promotion agreements, and
domain name registration disputes. Lendvai is a member of the
board of the Hungarian Trademark Association and the Hungarian
Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright.
She often represents clients in the IT, telecommunications, media,
pharmaceutical and food industries.
Name: István Gödölle
Law firm: Gödölle, Kékes, Mészáros
Position: Managing partner
István Gödölle graduated from the Budapest University of
Technology in 1963 with an MSc in electrical engineering. In
1970 he passed his patent attorney examination and in 1978 he
received his doctor of law degree from Eötvös Loránd University
in Budapest. He has experience in all areas of intellectual property
law and has been a member of AIPPI since 1974; he is also a
member of INTA and Marques.
Name: Tamás Gödölle
Law firm: Bogsch & Partners
Tamás Gödölle graduated from the law faculty
of Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest in 1989
and then studied in 1991 at Queen Mary University of London,
where he obtained his diploma in IP law and European competition
law. Gödölle joined Bogsch & Partners in 1995 and became a
partner in 1996. He has experience in privacy, competition, unfair
competition, trademark, advertising and copyright matters.
Name: Bálint Halász
Law firm: Bird & Bird
Bálint Halász is a counsel and head of the
intellectual property group at Bird & Bird in
Budapest. Working on contentious IP matters from industry
sectors such as electronics, pharmaceuticals and IT, Halász
has experience with patents, trademarks and designs, among
others. His experience includes infringement litigation, antipiracy
strategies and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
Halász’s practice also focuses on managing IP portfolios.
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