HAVEL & PARTNERS, with 6 offices (5 in Czechia and 1 in Slovakia) and a team of more than 300 lawyers, tax advisors, patent attorneys and competition economists, is the largest independent law firm in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and one of the largest independent law firms in Central Europe.

Intellectual property is one of the key areas of HAVEL & PARTNERS’ practice covering both the Czech Republic and Slovakia. We add value by helping our clients create, protect, and monetize their IP in the local market and globally. Our team of more than 25 experienced lawyers and patent attorneys specializing in intellectual property forms one of the largest IP teams on the Czech-Slovak market. We advise large multinationals, established Czech and Slovak businesses and individuals as well as start-ups.

We work with our clients to define the best global strategy for developing and maintaining intangible assets and maximising their value. Our services cover all types of intellectual property including patents, utility models, trademarks, designs, copyright, domain names as well as trade secrets. We also advise clients on comprehensive management of intangible asset portfolios, from pre-registration advisory, freedom to operate analysis, patent and trademark searches and prosecution to protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights. We design and implement anti-counterfeiting strategies.

We pride ourselves of having the strongest IP litigation team in our markets, delivering comprehensive services beyond the traditional legal advice, including effective pre-trial preservation of evidence for a successful out-of-court negotiations or effective judicial enforcement of intellectual property rights. We always take a commercial approach to our work, taking into account the client’s business strategy.


Reputable international publications including World Trademark Review 1000, IP Stars, Chambers Europe Awards and Legal 500 rank HAVEL & PARTNERS among the best IP law firms in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

HAVEL & PARTNERS has been ranked by Chambers Europe as the best law firm in the Czech Republic in 2020 – 2022.

According to The Slovak Spectator, HAVEL & PARTNERS is the largest law firm in the field of Intellectual Property law in Slovakia.



Address Prague office: Na Florenci 2116/15, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

Phone: +420 255 000 111

Address Bratislava office: Žižkova 7803/9, 811 02 Bratislava, Slovakia

Phone: +421 232 113 900


Team Members

Robert Nespurek


Ivan Rames


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