Gusztáv Bacher is the head of Szecskay Attorneys at Law’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. He specializes in civil law, competition law, intellectual property law and litigation.
In the area of intellectual property, he has considerable experience in enforcement proceedings, before HIPO and EUIPO, and in domain dispute resolutions. He continuously provides legal advice to clients in developing their intellectual property strategy (e.g. creating a trademark portfolio). He regularly conducts intellectual property audits related to M&A transactions. He is involved in licensing contracts, research contracts, R & D collaboration agreements and know-how transfer agreements, including agreements between the business sector and the academic sector.
In the field of commercial law, he has extensive experience in concluding distribution and franchise contracts, considering their compliance with competition law.
Apart his work as a lawyer he is also active in academic life: he regularly publishes articles, teaches at Eötvös Lóránd University (Budapest) and gives presentations at various professional conferences.
He is fluent in English and German.
Chambers Europe, 2016, IP
World Trademark Review (WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals)
Other professional memberships:
Head of IP Committee of Amcham between 2008-2012
Member of the International Sales Law Commission
Member of the Hungarian Team