The Trademark.eu Attorney Team
Mark KOVACS dr.
Head of European trademark department
Mark is the leader of the European Trademark Team of the Trademark Department. His main expertise is trademark and copyright law. In addition, he usually provides personal advice regarding effetive brand protection strategies and takes an active part in opposition and litigation cases. He graduated from the Pázmány Péter Catholic University. During his university years, he gained valuable experience in several areas of law through his internships making him comfortable with solving complex legal problems. He regularly attends to Pintz & Partners LLC’s IP lectures to answer questions and give expert advice.
Peter SZANISZLAI dr.
Associate legal counsel
Peter is an associate lawyer specialized in trademarks and information technology law. His daily work covers the international protection of brands and innovative technologies. With high level of English, Japanese, and Chinese language proficiency and as an expert in international and Japanese law, he is responsible for the East-Asian relations of the office. After graduating ELTE University’s Faculty of Law in Hungary, he completed his graduate studies (LL.M., Ph.D.) and worked as a researcher in Japan with the support of Japanese Government Scholarship. He is the member of the Japanese Society for Comparative Law and a presenter at their yearly conference. He actively participates in the development of our online services. In this quality, he mostly deals with the legal protection of software and domains.
Mate BEDE dr.
Attorney at Law
European Trademark and Design Attorney
He is a legal, trademark, design and copyright advisor at our office, with comprehensive knowledge on domain disputes. He is also a member of the patent litigation team. He earned his degree at PPKE University Budapest, Faculty of Law. Languages: Hungarian, English, German, French.
The Trademark.eu Management Team
European Trademark and Design Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Born in Budapest (HU), a graduate of the Technical University Budapest, where he earned a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked several years in engineering, representing manufacturers in different branches of industry. He is the inventor of several inventions. He earned a M.S. degree in economics and worked as management consultant on the field of technical development and protection of intellectual property. He is a European-Engineer (degree of Feani, Brussels). He is a registered Hungarian Patent Attorney since 1983. His degree in patent law earned at ELTE University of Science, Faculty of Law in 1986. He is an expert in patent and trademark law. He is a lecturer of protection of IP rights at PPKE University Budapest, Faculty of Law, and co-author of the university-published textbook “Intellectual Property Law”. He is a European Patent Attorney and a European Trademark and Design Attorney. He was a member of the Hungarian IP Protection Council (Advisory Board of the Hungarian Patent Office). He is the vice president of the Consulting Body of Hungarian Internet Providers; and member of the Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright; Hungarian Trademark Association; AIPPI, INTA and other international organizations. He is the president of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Association. He was the first Hungarian expert who was invited to the EPO Standing Advisory Committee. Languages: Hungarian, English, German.
Head of Business Development
Adam acquired his degrees at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He finds it a great challenge to work in the specialized field of intellectual property which is an interesting blend of economics, legal and engineering professions. He also gained valuable experience in the market introduction of innovative products and services, negotiation and presentation techniques; he worked in the USA és participated in several INTA Annual meetings. During his work, he became a specialist regarding trademarks, domains, branding, online marketing and SEO. So he can not only help in building a brand, but also in increasing its value.