Head of Trademark Department
Dr. Éva Szigeti is responsible for day-to-day trademark prosecution and representation in trademark litigation. She is a regular speaker at trademark conferences in Hungary and internationally, where her presentations focus primarily on Hungarian and Central-Eastern European trademark practice and enforcement, as well as on Hungarian trademark law matters arising from the expansion of the European Union.
She regularly publishes articles in national and international trademark journals.
Éva has been working in the Trademark Department of Danubia Patent and Law Office, and Danubia’s predecessor, Licensed Inventions Foreign Trading Co., since 1979. In 1981 she became Head of the Trademark Department and then in 1990 Deputy Managing Partner heading up the Trademark Department.
Éva graduated in law from Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest in 1975, before going on to qualify as an attorney at law and legal counsel in 1978.
Dr. Éva Szigeti is a recipient of the Prize for Hungarian Trademark Culture founded by the Hungarian Trademark Association.
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» MIE (Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright)
» MARQUES (Association of European Trademark Owners) – Council Member until 2014, represented MARQUES on the OHIM User Group Expert Committee at OHIM, the predecessor of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), as well as on the Co-operation Fund Expert Committee
» MARQUES Geographical Indications and Designations of Origin Expert Committee
» INTA (International Trademark Association) – former Chair of European Sub-committee of INTA’s Parallel Imports Committee
» INTA Publications Committee
» ECTA (European Communities Trademark Association)
» PTMG (Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group)
» CITMA (Chartered Institute of Trademark Attorneys)
» Body of Experts on Industrial Property – appointed by the Hungarian Minister of Justice on 1 April 2018 for a 5-year term
» Lectured on trademarks and served on examination board for the advanced training programmes on industrial property rights protection organised by the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office from 1996 – 2002
» Codification Committee of Act XI of 1997 on the Protection of Trademarks