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Firm Profile

SBGK Patent and Law Offices

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • H-1369 Budapest, Pf. 360
  • Budapest
  • Budapest, Capital City
  • Hungary

Firm profile submitted by SBGK Patent and Law Offices

Managing Partner: Dr Katalin Szamosi
Number of partners: 6 Number of lawyers: 13
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish

In 1969 SBGK was established as the first private firm which combined the knowledge of attorneys at law and patent attorneys, this allowed SBGK to provide full range of legal services for national and international Clients. SBGK as one of the leading national mid-size firms, offers its professional services in Hungary, and is proud to boast a broad network among well known national and international firms with attorneys at law and patent attorneys guaranteeing high quality services in cross-border matters.

PRACTICE AREASBanking Competition Consumer Protection, Advertising & Media Corporate & M&A Data Protection Designs E-commerce / IT / Telecommunication Family & Inheritance Franchising & Licensing Insolvency / Bankruptcy Labour & Employment Litigation & Arbitration Patents Pharmaceuticals Public Procurement Real Estate Trademarks


Regulatory law advising, drafting and evaluation of contracts, litigation in mortgage and loan matters.
Contact: Dr István Bajkai
Email: [email protected]

Representation before the Competition Authority and in court proceedings (unfair competition, unfair manipulation of consumer’s choices, antitrust law cases).
Contact: Dr Katalin Szamosi, Dr Péter Lukácsi
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Consumer Protection, Advertising & Media:
Drawing up of advertising contracts, evaluation of various legal aspects of advertising (compliance).
Contact: Dr Andrea Nagy, Dr András György
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Expert legal advice in copyright-related areas, including qualifying for copyright protection, copyright infringement, obtaining permission to use a copyrighted work, litigation.
Contact: Dr Enikő Karsay, Dr Adrienn Sályi, Dr Katalin Szamosi
Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Corporate & M&A:
Establishment of business associations, non-profit companies, societies foundations, legal assistance in connection with interior operation of companies, mergers, acquisitions due diligences.
Contact: Dr István Bajkai, Dr Máté Borbás
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Data Protection:
Preparing personal data protection declarations and other legal documents complying with relevant regulations, counselling on restrictions on marketing communications (prior opt-in consent).
Contact: Dr Enikő Karsay, Dr András György
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Advising designers on overlapping design protection regimes, prosecuting national design and RCD applications, enforcement of design and other rights.
Contact: Katalin Mészárosné Dónusz, Dr Péter Lukácsi
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

E-commerce / IT / Telecommunication:
Registration of domain names, domain name disputes, worldwide representation before domain dispute resolution forums, drafting software development and license contracts.
Contact: Dr Máté Borbás, Dr András György
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Family & Inheritance:
Practice is specialised in cases with international legal concerns within the family and inheritance law, representation in front of courts and authorities in divorce, children custody and residence/visitation and probate matters.
Contact: Dr Adrienn Sályi, Dr Gabriella Sasvári
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Franchising & Licensing:
Drafting of domestic and international franchise agreements, licensing agreements, research and development agreements, intellectual property asset evaluation and drafting of technology transfer agreements.
Contact: Dr Katalin Szamosi, Dr Péter Lukácsi
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Insolvency / Bankruptcy:
Representation and consultation relating to reorganisation of economic operators facing insolvency and those already insolvent, representation of creditors, drafting and advising on settlements.
Contact: Dr István Bajkai, Dr Máté Borbás
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Labour & Employment:
Advising on issues arising in this field of law.
Contact: Dr Andrea Nagy, Dr Renáta Tószegi
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
Representation, counselling and assistance in commercial, civil and administrative legal disputes before Hungarian courts, Hungarian and international arbitration tribunals.
Contact: Dr Katalin Szamosi, Dr István Bajkai
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Procedures for obtaining legal protection on inventions, counselling in the innovation and development stages, preparation of Hungarian patent specifications, required for proceedings before the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office and representation and submission of international patent applications (PCT applications) and/or foreign national applications and direct representation of European patent applications before the EPO, validation of European patents in all member states of the EPC.
Contact: Zsolt Szentpéteri, Katalin Mészárosné Dónusz
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Advising pharmaceutical companies on pricing and reimbursement, clinical trials, advertising and promotion, distribution, negotiations with authorities.
Contact: Dr Enikő Karsay, Zsolt Szentpéteri
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Public Procurement:
The entire process of the public procurement procedure.
Contact: Dr István Bajkai, Dr Renáta Tószegi
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Real estate:
Advising in purchase of real estate, encumbrances related to any kind of real estate transactions and in relation to the transfer of ownership rights.
Contact: Dr István Bajkai, Dr Katalin Szamosi
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

National, international and Community trademark prosecution, trademark litigation, representing brand owners in front of the General Court and Court of Justice of the EU, global brand management, portfolio management, trademark searches, trademark watches, anti-piracy campaigns.
Contact: Dr Gabriella Sasvári, Dr Katalin Szamosi
Email: [email protected], [email protected]