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Name: Tatjana Simovic
Law firm: Petoševic
Position: Head of office
Tatjana Simovic manages the Slovenia office of
Petoševic. Her practice includes the maintenance
and prosecution of trademarks, patents and industrial designs
in Slovenia. She also handles related enforcement matters and
manages the intellectual property portfolios of large multinational
corporations. She earned her master’s degree in pharmacy
from the University of Belgrade in 1997. In 2010 she became a
registered patent and trademark agent in Slovenia.
Name: Matija Testen
Law firm: Rojs Peljhan Prelesnik
Matija Testen joined Rjos, Peljhan, Prelesnik &
Partners in 2001. As head of the firm’s litigation department, he
often advises multinational corporations on trademark and patent
disputes, as well as UDRP procedures. Testen has represented
clients in the banking, finance, automotive, food production,
retail, telecommunications and pharmaceutical sectors. His
notable case work includes representing a Slovenian bank in the
acquisition of several trademarks.
Name: Eva Gostiša
Law firm: Jadek & Pensa
Eva Gostiša is a partner at Jadek & Pensa and has experience
in intellectual property law and litigation for commercial cases.
In 1996 she graduated from the law faculty of the University of
Ljubljana. Before joining the firm she worked as an examiner at
the Slovenian Intellectual Property Office from 1997 to 1998, she
then worked as a legal adviser with Patentna pisarna d.o.o from
1998 to 2007.
Name: Gregor Macek
Law firm: Item
Position: Managing Partner
P T C
Gregor Macek joined Item in 1997 and became
a partner in 2000. He focuses his practice on
trademark, domain name, patent, industrial design and copyright
law. He was involved in preparing amendments to the Industrial
Property Act in 2001 and 2006. He has written many articles and
lectured on Slovenian legislation and case law.