Registered European- and Hungarian Patent Attorney
Head of Chemical and Biotechnology Department
Chemist and Lawyer
As Head of the firm’s Chemical and Biotechnology Department, Ferenc Török principally deals with Hungarian and international patenting and enforcement matters relating to chemical inventions.
He has been delivering lectures on international patenting within the framework of the candidate patent attorney training programme of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office since 2012.
Prior to joining the predecessor company of Danubia Patent and Law Office in 1989, Ferenc spent four years working for the Patent Department of Richter Gedeon Chemical Works. He has been a partner in Danubia since 1992, before being appointed a Member of the firm’s Advisory Board in 1994 and has been Deputy Managing Partner heading up the Chemical and Biotechnology Department since 2012.
Ferenc graduated in chemistry from Eötvös Lorand University in 1985. In 1988 he qualified and swore the statutory declaration before the commissioner of oaths as a patent attorney, before going on to obtain a degree in law from the University of Szeged in 2000.
Ferenc Török was the recipient of the Ányos Jedlik Prize in 2013.
» EPI (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)
» Hungarian delegate on EPI Council since 2005
» Vice President of EPI Litigation Committee since 2009
» EPI delegate on Standing Advisory Committee before the European Patent Office 2006 – 2011
» EPLIT (European Patent Litigators Association) – Member of Board since 2014
» Body of Experts on Industrial Property of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office – Member since 2008
» MIE (Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright)
» FICPI (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys)
» Union (European Practitioners in Intellectual Property)