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An award-winning IP firm in the Czech Republic, Bird & Bird continues to shine for its sophisticated understanding of all types of patent issues and ability to resolve complex, multi-layered, multi-jurisdictional problems. Whether advising on patent filing strategy, negotiating commercial transactions, conducting due diligence assessments or fighting infringement battles, Vojtěch Chloupek and his colleagues can be counted on for perfectly calibrated support. Chloupek is appreciated for his expertise and his low-key but charming and unstuffy personality. The lead author of the only commentary on the Czech Patent Act, he has deep substantive knowledge as well as abundant practical experience enforcing and defending patent rights and shepherding IP and technology-driven deals to a successful close. His associate Jiří Malý provides essential support and earns praise for his clear and open style of communication and high-quality advice. Together with Chloupek, he is assisting Celanese in connection with patent validations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The pair’s other work cannot be disclosed for confidentiality reasons but involves representing multinationals in wide-ranging patent activities.