Bukovnik & Kulbaba

Safeguarding your intellectual property across 25 million square kilometres in Europe and Central Asia.

About us

For many years protecting intellectual property has been more than just our expertise, practice or career choice. It has been our belief and our passion. 

We believe that every creative development is unique and deserves supreme protection. We are passionate about safeguarding intellectual property by way of understanding local legislation and using it for the benefit of your global business strategy.

We watch over your intellectual property in more than 50 countries in Europe and Central Asia. With us, your innovations and intangible assets are safe across an area of 25 million square kilometres.

We have many years of expertise in the region and have a comprehensive understanding of its legal systems, practices and particularities. We swiftly recognize the legal risks and opportunities for any intellectual property you create or own, while always keeping your business goals in mind. 

Whether you are an established enterprise, a start-up or if you are expanding your business to new markets, we are your one-stop intellectual property management solution for Europe and Central Asia.



Andrej Bukovnik

Lawyer, European Trade Mark & Design Attorney

Experienced IP expert with a successful track record in enforcement cases in Europe and Central Asia. 

Taras Kulbaba

Lawyer, IP Specialist

Seasoned IP professional with vast experience in managing large international portfolios of intellectual property rights. 

Jadranka Bibić Turudija

Senior IP Paralegal*

Accomplished IP professional offering an extensive skill set in all aspects of IP rights prosecution. 

*Independent Contractor


Benelux IPO abolishes paper applications and changes Rules on evidence submission

On 1 December 2020, the Benelux Intellectual Property Office (BOIP) issued a decision to abolish paper applications for trademarks and designs. The decision will come into force on 1 January 2021 and paper applications filed after that date will be disregarded.  On the same day, the BOIP’s Director General issued new Rules governing submission of…

Slovenian IP Act amendments

On 5 March 2020, the Slovenian Parliament finally adopted amendments to the Industrial Property Act, transposing into the national legislation Directive (EU) 2015/2436 of the EU Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2015 to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks. The amendments to the Slovenian IP Act will…

Eurasian Trademark: on your Marks?

On February 3, 2020, member states of the Eurasian Economic Union signed the Eurasian Trademark Agreement, which makes a formal start to creation of a new regional IP right – Eurasian Trademark.  In accordance with the Agreement, a single application filed with either of the national intellectual property offices of the EAEU member states may…

Contact us

Avenue des Courses 22
1050 Brussels, Belgium

+32 476 99 41 28 (Andrej)
+32 487 31 37 78 (Taras)