Stuchlíková & Partners

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A new face in the WTR 1000 this year, Stuchlíková & Partners makes its debut on a wave of effusive praise. “Its lawyers are simply exceptional and the work produced is top-notch,” states one source. They deserve the highest recommendations – not only in the IP field, but across all other areas too.” “They are so helpful – the reply quickly and provide assistance across several practice areas,” agrees one client. “Stuchlíková & Partners has become a business partner that we can 100% rely on.” Whether strategic branding assistance or staunch representation in infringement proceedings is the order of the day, the seasoned troop always hits the mark. Key contacts for potential instructions include Maxim Obuchov, Eva Doležalová and Matyáš Tauber, who are characterised by their “professionalism, first-class advocacy skills and ability to find the best possible solution that is completely in line with clients’ company philosophies”.

Firm Profile

Stuchlíková & Partners is a modern and dynamic Czech law firm that provides comprehensive legal services relating to intellectual property and its newest forms in the world of technology. The company was founded in 2013 and since then it has been continuously growing and expanding its IP practice.

We provide legal services to the standard of the largest Czech law firms and build on the experience of our attorneys from leading international and national law firms. Our vision is long-term cooperation with our clients based on an individual approach, stable, high-quality services and practical commercial solutions. We place emphasis on continuous development and innovation and proactively prepare clients for legislative changes affecting their business.

Our portfolio includes many copyright cases, where we represent artists (visual artists, photographers, dancers and filmmakers), production companies and prestigious artist support organisations. In the IT field we advise technology companies, computer software developers and companies specialising in outsourcing IT specialists (ie, body shopping). One of our recent cases involved the creation of software for trading crypto-asset exchanges, where the software development collaboration agreement included a progressive licence to use the software in trading to the extent completed by the new developer.

Our IP work focuses on trademarks, where we guide and represent our clients from application and opposition proceedings until successful registration in national, European and international settings. We also provide trademark enforcement and representation in trademark and unfair competition litigation, including representation before the courts, as well as the Czech Intellectual Property Office, the EUIPO and the WIPO. Our clients include small entrepreneurs trying to promote their businesses and foreign companies with a large client base. 

Stuchlíková & Partners is currently working on cases involving both the review of trademark licence agreements and product portfolios, as well as parallel import issues in the EU market, including litigation before the courts in unfair competition matters. 

Our lawyers closely cooperate with foreign law and patent offices, ensuring the comprehensive protection of trademark and other intellectual property not only in the Czech Republic and the European Union, but anywhere in the world.

At Stuchlíková & Partners, we see it as a matter of course that our lawyers educate themselves in the ever-changing field of industrial property rights, regularly attending conferences and seminars in this area. We cooperate with reputable patent representatives and technical experts for the technical side of our IP law cases. 

Awards

We have been repeatedly listed as a highly recommended or recommended law firm the capital markets category as part of the prestigious Law Firm of the Year awards (Legal Company of the Year – Highly Recommended).

Significant law offices

We are regularly included in the Yearbook of Major Law Firms published by epravo.cz.

Innovative lawyers

Our managing partner, Zuzana Stuchlíková, was awarded as an Innovative Lawyer of 2019 by Economia at the Innovative Legal Services Forum.

Ms Stuchlíková has also been repeatedly included in the list of the most important women in Czech law, which is prepared annually by the professional magazine Právní Rádce (published by Economia). She has also been included in the Top 100 Women in Czech-Slovak Legal Business in telecoms, media and IT law, as part of the unique project #PRVNÍCH100LET.

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