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, a Member of the firm’s Advisory Board since 1994 and has been Deputy Managing Partner leading the Chemical and Biotechnology Department since 2012.
He obtained a degree in law from the University of Szeged in 2000.
He has been a Hungarian patent attorney since 1988 and a European patent attorney since 2003.
He graduated in chemistry from Eötvös Loránd University in 1985.
Ferenc Török was the recipient of the Ányos Jedlik Prize in 2013.
He was the President of the Hungarian Chamber of Patent Attorneys in 2013-2019.
» Hungarian Chamber of Patent Attorneys
» President of Disciplinary Committee of Hungarian Chamber of Patent Attorneys in 2007-2010
» Vice-President of the Chamber in 2010-2013
» President of the Hungarian Chamber of Patent Attorneys in 2013-2019 and member of the Presidency of the Chamber since 2019
» epi (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)
» Hungarian delegate on EPI Council since 2005
» epi delegate on Standing Advisory Committee before the European Patent Office in 2006-2011
» Vice President of the epi Litigation Committee in 2009-2021, since then a member of the Committee
» MIE (Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright)
» EPLIT (European Patent Litigators Association) – Member of Board in 2014-2020
» Body of Experts on Industrial Property of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office
» FICPI (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys)
» Union (European Practitioners in Intellectual Property)
» Hungarian and international patenting and enforcement matters relating to chemical inventions most notably in the fields of organic and inorganic chemistry, including organic macromolecular compounds, preparation and application of compounds, pharmaceutical products, polymer chemistry, enhanced oil recovery methods, electrolytic cells, waste water treatment and natural-based formulations