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. Ms Szamosi is an outstanding representative of the legal community with 40 years’ experience. Her practice areas 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; arbitration in domain disputes; mediation; and advice on consumer protection and antitrust matters.

Ms Szamosi is a board member of the most relevant national and international IP organisations. She frequently authors press articles on the latest legal and economic changes in Hungary and is a well-known market commentator. Ms Szamosi has been a member of the Permanent Arbitration Court attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry since 1 February 2018.

Ms Szamosi was the leading attorney in Simba Toys GmbH & Co KG v European Union Intellectual Property Office (C 30/15 P) and global IP counsel for Rubik’s Brand Ltd.

Ms Szamosi is frequently invited to Hungarian and international events as a guest speaker and has published numerous articles in international professional journals and bulletins as a result. She also participates in organising conferences, roundtable discussions and international symposia in Hungary – for example, she was a member of the organising committee for the European Communities Trademark Association Annual Meeting 2017 in Budapest. She is also a guest lecturer at Hungarian universities.

Ms Szamosi’s awards include:

  • the Jedlik Ányos Prize from the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (2014);
  • the Award for Competition Culture from the president of the Hungarian Competition Authority (2008);
  • the Eötvös Károly Award from the Budapest Bar (2002); and
  • recognition from major international directories as a leading individual and highly recommended professional.

Professional associations

  • ECTA
  • INTA
  • PTMG

Firm details

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

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