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Bogdan Ivanišević

Bogdan is the leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice since 2012. He also heads the firm's Media & Entertainment and Life Sciences sectors and co-leads Data Protection & Privacy team.

Bogdan has a specialisation in intellectual property law from the American University, Washington College of Law, and an LLM in International Legal Studies from the same university. He obtained his LLB at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law.

He is founder, editor and major contributor to BDK’s intellectual property and data protection blogs. He has also contributed to leading intellectual property law blogs and magazines, such as The IP Kat, the 1709 Blog and IPPro The Internet.

Prior to launching a career in intellectual property law, Bogdan spent 12 years working as a human rights researcher and lawyer for Human Rights Watch and the International Centre for Transitional Justice. He has maintained interest in criminal law and is involved in firm's work in that area.

Bogdan is fluent in English and Italian, conversant in Spanish and reads French.
 
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"Department head Bogdan Ivanišević has a broad practice that spans IP, media and life sciences. He has noteworthy expertise in trade mark and copyright matters. Clients say he is ‘open, straightforward to work with and highly responsive.’ His recent highlights include advising international clients on copyright and trade mark infringements."

- Chambers Europe 2018 (Intellectual Property - Serbia)

"Bogdan Ivanišević is ‘very professional’"

- Legal 500 2018 (Intellectual Property - Serbia)

"‘Reliable and skilful’ Bogdan Ivanišević at BDK Advokati is ‘always well informed and up to date with the latest IP developments’."

- World Trademark Review (The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2017 - Serbia)

"He has a singular understanding of data protection issues."

- World Trademark Review (The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2017 - Serbia)

  • News

    Bogdan Ivanišević speaks at a major conference on GDPR...

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    BDK Advokati authors Serbia chapters in 'Getting the Deal Through' 2018 editions on Trademarks and Data Protec...

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  • Data Protection & Privacy

    Bogdan Ivanišević and Milica Basta, "Getting the Deal Through: Data Protection & Privacy", Serbia, 2017 edit...

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  • Intellectual Property

    Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović write in IPPro The Internet about the current events exception in copyr...

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  • Intellectual Property

    Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović, “Proving tarnishment in the EU and the US”, ECTA Daily: Day 2, 23 ...

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  • European Union Data Protection and Privacy

    Who controls the data of fan page visitors

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  • Employment Data Protection and Privacy

    Distinction between privacy and data protection in ECtHR's Montenegro case

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  • Direct marketing Data Protection and Privacy

    Bosnia: Strict conditions for direct marketing phone calls

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  • Health Data Protection and Privacy

    Serbia: Mental health data leakage

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  • New legislation Data Protection and Privacy

    Getting to know the Draft Serbian Data Protection Act – Part 3 (Other shortcomings)

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