Katalin Szamosi

Managing Partner at SBGK Attorneys at Law and Patent Attorneys

Katalin Szamosi is a managing partner and the president of SBGK Attorneys at Law and Patent Attorneys.

She is a board member of the National Board Against Counterfeiting, the Hungarian Association for Innovation and the Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright, vice president of the Hungarian Trademark Association and a committee member of the International Trademark Association, the European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the International League of Competition Law and the Licensing Executives Society.

Ms Szamosi’s practice areas include advice and contract drafting in technology transfer matters; contentious patent, trademark, industrial design and copyright-related matters; representation before the General Court; arbitration in domain disputes; mediation; and advice on consumer protection and antirust matters.

Ms Szamosi is frequently invited to speak as a guest lecturer at Hungarian and international events, the result of which are numerous publications in international professional journals and bulletins. She also participates in organising conferences, round-table discussions and international symposia in Hungary – for example, she was a member of the organising committee for the ECTA Annual Meeting 2017 in Budapest.

Ms Szamosi is the leading attorney in Simba Toys GmbH & Co KG v European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) (Case C 30/15 P) and global IP counsel for Rubik’s Brand Ltd.

Ms Szamosi’s awards include:

  • the Jedlik Ányos Prize from the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (2014);
  • the Award for Competition Culture from the president of the Hungarian Competition Authority (2008);
  • the Eötvös Károly Award from the Budapest Bar (2002);
  • recognition by the Legal 500’s Leading Individual award;
  • recognition as a Leading Individual by the WTR 1000; and
  • recognition as a Leading Individual by the IAM 1000.

Professional associations

  • ECTA
  • INTA
  • PTMG

Firm details

SBGK Attorneys at Law and Patent Attorneys
Andrassy ut 113
Budapest 1062
Hungary

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