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Katja Kovačič

Katja is daily involved in contentious and non-contentious matters in the trademarks area. She also handles domain name disputes. Prior to joining ITEM in 2008, she worked as a court trainee. She has over 9 years of experience in the legal field, including 5 years in the field of intellectual property.

Lawyer, University of Ljubljana
State examination in public administration

  • Supreme Court issues landmark decision in cancellation action, WTR, 2015 [PDF]
  • Earlier CTM loses priority date after being converted into national trademark, WTR, 2014 [PDF]
  • SIPO held to have committed procedural violation during provisional refusal phase, WTR, 2014 [PDF]
  • MARTINI SPIRITO granted protection despite initial objections on absolute grounds, WTR, 2013 [PDF]
  • Uncertainty remains following adoption of 10th edition of Nice Classification, WTR, 2012  [PDF]
  • Obligation to file regulation on use of international collective marks confirmed, WTR, 2011 [PDF]


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