Katalin Szamosi

Managing Partner at SBGK Attorneys at Law and Patent Attorneys

Katalin Szamosi is the managing partner and president of SBGK Attorneys at Law and Patent Attorneys. Dr Szamosi is an outstanding representative of the Hungarian legal community with 40 years’ experience. She has led numerous M&A transactions and has further expertise in employment law, competition law and consumer protection law. Her practice areas also include advice and contract drafting in technology transfer matters; contentious patent, trademark, industrial design and copyright-related matters; representation before the European Court of Justice; and arbitration in domain disputes and mediation.

Dr Szamosi has been the member of the Permanent Arbitration Court attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry since 1 February 2018. She was elected president of the Committee for Hungarikum Trademark in 2020. She also lectures postgraduate students at the Pázmány Péter University and the Academy of Budapest Bar Association in intellectual property.

Dr Szamosi contributes to the work of FORUM, a US organisation based in Minneapolis that provides arbitration and mediation services to businesses, and WIPO in domain name disputes.

She is ranked as a leading individual by the most prestigious publishers and received the following awards for her highly successful and quality work in IP rights protection and her contribution to the Hungarian legal profession:

  • Eötvös Károly Award from the Budapest Bar Association (2002);
  • Award for Competition Culture from the president of the Hungarian Competition Authority (2008); and
  • Jedlik Ányos Prize from the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (2014).

Professional associations

  • ECTA
  • INTA
  • LIDC

Firm details

SBGK Attorneys at Law and Patent Attorneys
Andrássy út 113
Budapest 1062

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