WTR 1000 2022

WTR 1000 - the World's Leading Trademark Professionals - a unique guide that identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.

Serbia

The prevailing narrative among the Serbian IP community – as in many other European jurisdictions – is the transposition of the EU Trademark Directive into national law. One of the main changes introduced by the reforms is possibility to combine opposition proceedings with ex officio examinations on absolute and relative...

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The prevailing narrative among the Serbian IP community – as in many other European jurisdictions – is the transposition of the EU Trademark Directive into national law. One of the main changes introduced by the reforms is possibility to combine opposition proceedings with ex officio examinations on absolute and relative grounds – a hot-button topic for two years running. As covid-19-induced lockdowns have left little opportunity thus far to see how this operates in practice, practitioners are waiting for the dust to settle before issuing their verdict on the new regime. Enforcement is another conversation piece, with lawyers praising the local courts for their efficiency and hailing harmonisation with EU law as a positive move in creating a more favourable environment for rights holders.

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