Péter Lukácsi is a partner at SBGK Attorneys at Law and Patent Attorneys.
Mr Lukácsi’s main area of practice covers advising, prosecution and litigation in various fields of IP law (trademarks, copyrights and designs) and advising and litigation in the field of competition law. He also has extensive experience negotiating and drafting distribution and franchising agreements.
Mr Lukácsi’s main cases include the representation of the plaintiff in the first Community design infringement case before the Hungarian courts, and the representation of UNILEVER NV before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the first preliminary ruling referral to the CJEU from a Hungarian court in a trademark matter.
Mr Lukácsi is a member of the following international associations: INTA (member of the Designs Committee), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and the European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA). He is currently the chair of ECTA’s Professional Affairs Committee. Mr Lukácsi has been recently elected to the Council of the Hungarian Trademark Association. He is also a member of the Hungarian Council of Copyright Experts. Since 2018 he is a member of the Council of Industrial Property Experts and vice president of trademark, competition law and designs in the Hungarian Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and Copyright.
Mr Lukácsi is a regular speaker at IP law conferences and he is the author of several publications within the field of IP law.
Mr Lukácsi is co-editor and author of the first Commentary of the Hungarian Trade Mark Act, which was published in 2014 by the prominent publisher HVGOrac, a member of the LexisNexis group. The commentary also includes unfair competition and franchising (written by Mr Lukácsi). He is also the author of the Hungarian chapter of the Heidelberger Commentary on Trade Mark Law.
In 2018 he was awarded a PhD at Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences Faculty of Law. He regularly teaches IP law at the prestigious Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Law in Budapest.