Our Services

Disputes & Litigation

ITEM’s team of lawyers advises clients concerning all legal questions in intellectual property matters.  Due to its extensive practical knowledge, ITEM successfully handles all dispute-related cases, including opposition proceedings before the Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), administrative disputes before the Slovenian Administrative Court, and infringement and invalidation litigation proceedings before the Slovenian courts, as well as opposition procedures before the Office of Harmonization for the Internal Market (OHIM). With its network of associates, ITEM can assist you with enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights also in Balkan countries (Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo and Albania).

ITEM actively participates in the development of Slovenian intellectual property legislation by submitting proposals for amendments laws to the competent authorities and by creating case-law before the Higher Court and the Supreme Court of Slovenia.

Based on the comprehensive experience and knowledge of legislation, ITEM team develops winning litigation strategies tailored to each individual case and relating client’s requests and needs.

  • Counseling on dispute & litigation procedures
  • Opposition procedures
  • Administrative disputes
  • Patent, trademark and design infringement actions
  • Invalidation, non-use cancelation actions
  • Enforcement proceedings
  • Filing criminal complaints in cases of criminal offence of unjustified use of patent, design, trademark or company name