Intellectual property

Stojković Attorneys assist clients in establishing, acquiring, commercialising and enforcing intellectual property rights, and rights attached to technology assets.

Stojković Attorneys provide personalised services to meet each client’s needs, including:

 

Information technology law

(also called “”IT Law”, “Internet Law” or “Cyber Law”):

  • Dissemination of information and software;
  • Information security;
  • Electronic commerce (also called “e commerce” or “e trade”) and electronic payments (also called “E Payment”);
  • IT contracts, software licence agreements.

 

Patents

  • Performing patent searches and advising on availability for registration and use of a particular patent;
  • Preparing and filing applications and maintaining registrations of patents;
  • Negotiating and preparing licence agreements;
  • Carrying out term extensions, adjustments or validation of patents and applications;
  • Protecting patent rights through warnings, notifications, negotiations and litigation;
  • Drafting legal opinion on the infringement of patent rights, compensation and the prevention of further violations;
  • Initiating and facilitating the investigation of patent infringements;

 

Trademarks

  • Performing trademark searches and advising on availability for registration and use of a particular trademark;
  • Preparing and filing applications, and maintaining  trademark registrations;
  • Protecting trademark rights through warnings, notifications, negotiation and litigation;
  • Drafting legal opinions on the infringement of trademark rights, compensation and the prevention of further violations;
  • Carrying out or ordering an investigation of trademark infringements and misappropriation;
  • Undertaking and facilitating legal action to stop and prevent counterfeiting activities;
  • Controlling trademark use, including surveillance and protection of trademarks in the real world and online;
  • Negotiating and preparing Licence agreements;
  • Performing search and advising on the availability of a desired business name.

 

Copyright

  • Advising on copyright agreements, including the drafting of terms and conditions to transfer copyright, negotiate licence agreements, etc.
  • Protecting copyright through warnings, notifications, negotiation, settlement and litigation;
  • Drafting legal opinions on the infringement of copyright, damage compensation and the prevention of further violations;
  • Initiating and facilitating investigation of copyright infringements.

 

Designs

  • Performing design searches and advising on the availability for registration and use of a particular design solution;
  • Preparing and filing applications and maintaining design registrations;
  • Negotiating, drafting and registering licence and assignment contracts;
  • Drafting legal opinion on the infringement of design rights, compensation and the prevention of further violations;
  • Protecting design rights through warnings, notifications, negotiation, settlement and litigation;
  • Initiating and facilitating an investigation of copyright infringements and detection of counterfeiting activities.

 

Other Intellectual Property Rights

  • Geographical indications;
  • Plant breeder rights;
  • Layout designs of integrated circuits (“micro-chips”);
  • Protection against unfair competition;
  • Safeguarding and enforcement of know-how;

 

Brand Integrity and Intellectual Property  Investigations

  • Filing applications to register IP rights with the Customs Administration of Serbia;
  • Instigating Border Measures with the Customs Administration of Serbia, and filing written demands for the destruction of seized counterfeit merchandise;
  • Initiating and facilitating an investigation of IP rights infringement and the detection of such violations;
  • Filing criminal reports against suspects and representation of clients in related criminal procedures.