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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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"Bogdan Ivanišević’s ‘advice is always comprehensive and clear’."

- Legal 500 2017 (Intellectual Property)

"Clients describe Bogdan Ivanišević as a ‘calm and knowledgeable’ advocate. He has particular expertise in an array of trade mark and copyright matters. He advised Metalklinika Design Studio on a potential copyright dispute with a former employee relating to the unauthorised use of photographs."

- Chambers Europe 2017 (Intellectual Property)

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

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

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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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    BDK Advokati supported British American Tobacco in relation to their acquisition of the assets of Fabrika Duha...

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    BDK Advokati holds seminar on EU General Data Protection Regulation...

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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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  • 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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  • New legislation Data Protection and Privacy

    Getting to know the Draft Serbian Data Protection Act – Part 2 (Major shortcomings)

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  • New legislation Data Protection and Privacy

    Getting to know the Draft Serbian Data Protection Act – Part 1 (Spotting issues)

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