The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.
Silver - Individuals: litigation and transactions
A global force for good in intellectual property, Bird & Bird has outstanding Central and Eastern European capabilities and renders cutting-edge patent services to Hungarian and international companies with innovation interests in the region. Carrying the momentum it gained upon its merger with Weil in 2018, the Budapest group has grown in size and reputation and attracted new clients and instructions, which it takes care of with great dedication and professionalism. The credit for this is owed to IP partner-in-charge Bálint Halász, a gifted litigator and strategist with the technical wherewithal to handle the most complex pharmaceutical and electrical engineering cases. In his recent work he has collaborated with colleagues in Germany on patent revocation matters, counselled a top pharmaceutical company on at-risk launches and enforcement matters, and advised a local IT company on licensing and enforcement issues.