Intellectual Property

Amendment to Czech trademark legislation: additional responsibilities of trademark owners

January 2019 – On 1 January 2019 an amendment to Czech trademark legislation entered into effect. The amendment incorporates applicable EU regulations, and also introduces some country specifics. Below, we summarise the most important changes from a...

Kinstellar provides legal advice in the field of security to European GNSS Agency (GSA)

June 2018 – Kinstellar has succeeded in a consortium with BHO Legal, a boutique firm focusing on satellite and aviation projects, in an international competitive tendering for legal services to the GSA in the area of security. The focus of Kinstellar...

IP challenges for Hungarian startups

August 2017 – Our IP team in Budapest moderated a panel discussion as part of Startup Safary Budapest 2017, which included sharing insight on the start-up ecosystem and trend for 2017 in Hungary.
While Startup founders are becoming increasingly...

Avoiding IP traps in CEE – M&A transactions

May 2017 – Given the increased focus on M&A transactions in CEE involving a strong IP component, it is essential to identify, at an early stage, any potential IP red flags. These should later be reflected in the deal structure – including valuation...