KG Law Firm Advised CC Beverages Holdings II B.V.

September 2022 KYRIAKIDES GEORGOPOULOS Law Firm advised CC Beverages Holdings II B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coca-Cola HBC, in the acquisition of Three Cents from S.I.C.C Holding Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IDEAL Holdings SA, a publicly-listed company in Greece, in a transaction involving, among other things, two entities domiciled in Cyprus and Greece of approximately Euro 45 million value (subject to certain closing adjustments). The Company acquired is the owner of the famous super-premium mixer product line under the Three Cents brand, offering artisanal beverages crafted…

BOYANOV & Co. Advised Yara International ASA

August 2022 BOYANOV & Co. advised Yara International ASA regarding all legal matters on the sale of separate parts of Yara International ASA’s Bulgarian and Romanian business related to the provision of agricultural software services (namely the software AgroOffice). The transaction was structured as a sale of the respective parts of the going concerns of Yara Bulgaria EOOD and Yara Digital Romania SRL and was completed successfully earlier this month. BOYANOV & Co.’s team included Corporate and M&A Partner Yordan Naydenov, IP Partner Stela Sabeva, and Counsel Mihail Vishani…

BOYANOV & Co. Nominated Best Law Firm: Central Eastern Europe at the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards

June 2022 BOYANOV & Co. was nominated in the category Best Law Firm: Central Eastern Europe at the 13th edition of the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards (ILASA) held in Paris on 1 June 2022. The ceremony brought together more than 500 senior representatives from leading law firms as well as general counsel from all around the world. BOYANOV & Co. is the only Bulgarian law firm that has been listed among the best law firms in Central Eastern Europe and we are proud to receive this special recognition by this prestigious jury of ILASA.

Are You Sure That You Own Intellectual Property Rights In Works Created By Your Slovenian Employees?

September 2021 Author: Natasa Pipan Nahtigal, SELIH IN PARTNERJI Law Firm Although the laws on employment-related intellectual property rights have remained unchanged for many years, in practice, we often see cases of employers neglecting this particular area. As a result, a problem may arise in instances when, for example, an employer wishes to transfer or license an IP right, sue a third party for infringement of an IP right, or decides to sell a business. The problem with IP ownership is customarily identified during due diligence. In such circumstances, dealing with the legal issues with…

The SEE Legal Group and its Member Firms Top-ranked by Chambers Europe 2021

For the first time, the publishers of Chambers Europe guide have decided to rank the Leading regional law firm networks in Central and Eastern Europe in separate bands. 

SEE Legal Member Firms’ IP Practices and individual lawyers are again Recommended in The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2021, published b...

The SEE Legal members and individual lawyers continue to be praised for their work in the Intellectual Property practice area for 2020 by WTR 1000 who rank them among the leaders in their respective jurisdictions.
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The IP Practices of Four SEE Legal Member Firms Recommended in Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS 2020-2021 Editions

The Intellectual Property practices of BOYANOV & Co. (Bulgaria) and Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka (Croatia) are ranked in Tier 1 for the Trade mark and Intellectual Property categories respectively. BOYANOV & Co. is also Highly Recommended for its Patent work in 2020. The team of Odvetniki Selih & partnerji (Slovenia) has also been Recommended for its work in the area of Intellectual Property for 2020. Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (Romania) has received several Recommendations for its work in the Patent Contentious and Patent Prosecution categories. NNDKP has…

The SEE Legal Group Ranked Band 1 by Chambers Global 2021

The SEE Legal Group and its members are proud to announce that the SEE Legal Group is the only regional legal network in Central and Eastern Europe that has received the prestigious Band 1 ranking by Chambers Global 2021.

The SEE Legal Intellectual Property Practice Group Launches IP LinkedIn Profile

The SEE Legal Intellectual Property Practice Group is happy to announce the launch of the Group’s IP LinkedIn profile.

SEE Legal Group Establishes Two New Integrated Regional Practice Groups

The management of the SEE Legal Group decided to formalise the active practice groups of Employment and Immigration, and Intellectual Property.

DTB Advised Playrix in the Acquisition of Cateia Games

Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka advised Playrix, one of the leading mobile game developers in the world, and the 9th highest-grossing game publisher globally on iOS and Android (according to 2018 results), in its acquisition of Cateia Games, one of the oldest Croatian gaming studios, focused on developing and publishing premium quality video games.

Greece's Removal from the Watch List of the “Special 301 Report”

Having progressed in matters of Intellectual Property protection and enforcement, specifically with regards to unlicensed software, Greece is no longer included in the Watch List of the Special 301 Report issued since 1989 by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR).