Dr. Zsófia Lendvai Ph.D.

Hegymegi-Barakonyi and Partner Baker & McKenzie Attorneys-at-Law


Zsófia advises primarily on intellectual property matters, including trademark, patent, copyright and know-how, relating to various activities and industries, both at the national and European level. Zsófia wrote her PhD on the enforcement of copyright law in Germany and the UK. Prior to joining the Firm, she worked for the Hungarian Ministry of Justice, where she drafted the intellectual property legislation.

Thereafter, she served as in-house counsel for one of the largest Hungarian pharmaceutical companies, where she was in charge of legal issues relating to trademark and patent rights and also responsible for drafting and reviewing license agreements. Zsófia is a member of Baker McKenzie's European Intellectual Property Practice Group. She is a member of the Board of the Hungarian Trademark Association and of the Enforcement Working Group of the National Board on Anti-Counterfeiting ('HENT').

She is also a member of the Copyright Experts Council and of the Board of Experts on Industrial Property attached to the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office. She has published several articles on intellectual property law and regularly speaks on IP and related matters at conferences. Zsófia also lectures in the framework of the postgraduate info-communication law course at the University of Pécs on software and database copyright law as well as in the framework of the European Business Law LLM course of the Eötvös Loránd University on intellectual property rights enforcement and copyright law at the University of Theatre and Film Arts.


  • Budapest~Hungary (2009)


  • University of Hannover (and Max-Planck Institute, Munich, PhD) (2003)
  • Eötvös Loránd University (Faculty of Law, Budapest) (1998)


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  • Hungarian