Jan is a partner and heads the team dealing with intellectual property and IT issues in Bratislava.
He is an arbitrator of the Arbitration Centre for Alternative Domain Dispute Resolution in Košice, Slovakia. Jan is one of the few legal experts authorised to resolve Slovak top-level domain disputes under the mandatory ADR system.
Jan's clients also value his strength in both contentious and non-contentious matters across commercial and compliance work. He works with national and international clients from the energy, life sciences, technology and media industries, amongst others.
|Since 2016||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2013 – 2016||Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2009 – 2013||Associate, Taylor Wessing e|n|w|c|
|2005||Trainee, ING Life Insurance Company|
|2013||Admitted to the bar, Slovakia|
|2011||Doctoral degree in Commercial and International Law, Comenius University|
|2010 – 2011||Postgraduate studies in Commercial Law (LL.M.), University of Cambridge, UK|
|2004 – 2009||Legal studies, Comenius University|
‘Green Dot’ Trade Marks Revoked for All Product Classes in Slovakia (co-authored with Radovan Pala), Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice and GRURInt, 2015
Compensation for Damages Caused by Infringement of Public Procurement Rules – European Context and Basis for Slovakian Application (Judiciary Journal), 2014
Significant Changes to Slovakian Copyright law (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice), 2013
The Offence of Breach of Copyright in Light of the Principle of Ultima Ratio (SBAB), 2013
Facebook and YouTube within the Context of Intellectual Property Law, 2012
ACTA Agreement / Megaupload and the Implications for Hosting Services, 2012
Contemporary European Development of trade Mark Infringement Law - Initial Interest Confusion, Post-Sale Confusion, 2011
Current European Development in Trade Mark Infringement Law (IP), 2011
|Slovak Bar Association|
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