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28 April 2017
MSA IP CELEBRATES ITS 5TH ANNIVERSARY
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On Friday, 28 April 2017, MSA IP was joined by colleagues, clients, and friends from around the world to celebrate its five-year anniversary. The party was held at the Promenade on Belgrade’s waterfront.  MSA IP partners Milan Milojevic and Vuk Sekulic spoke at the event, as well as guest speaker Myrtha Hurtado Rivas, Global Head of Trademarks and Domain Names at Novartis International AG.  Following dinner, guests were treated to live music from „Makao“ and MSA’s own band “Subsequent Designation” formed from several talented members of MSA IP.

MSA would like to thank everyone whose continued support over the years helped make this milestone possible.  The celebration provided an opportunity to gather with long-term clients and colleagues, and many newer members of the MSA community were able to meet for the first time.  MSA IP looks forward to providing another five years of quality legal services.
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10 February 2017
MSA IP Partner Milan Milojevic Receives 2017 Client Choice Award

On 9 February 2017, the International Law Office (ILO) and Lexology announced the winners of the 2017 Client Choice Awards. MSA IP partner Milan Milojevic received the award for Intellectual Property in the category of Trademarks. This is Milan’s second win, after already coming on top in the same category in 2015.

Since 2005, the Client Choice Awards have recognized partners who have added real value to their clients’ business by providing excellent client service that goes above and beyond their peers. The awards survey senior corporate counsel, and winners are selected from more than 2,000 individual client assessments.

Milan has extensive practical experience of regional trademark protection and enforcement, having managed cases in the region for some of the world's leading companies. His work includes trademark searches, filing and portfolio management. He has substantial experience with prosecution matters and oppositions before national Trademarks Offices and before OHIM, and he also advises on infringement and unfair competition matters. Milan is an active member of INTA where he is currently sitting as Vice-Chair of the Enforcement Committee.

About ILO

Launched in 1998, ILO is the nexus where global corporate counsel engage with the world’s pre-eminent law firms, and each other. ILO is a multifaceted online resource for senior international corporate counsel, which provides tailored, quality-assured updates on global legal developments, a database of the world’s major deals and the legal advisers involved, and a comprehensive directory of firms and partners. Recognizing its unique relationship with global corporate counsel, many of the world’s premier associations have chosen to partner with ILO.

About Lexology

Launched in 2007, Lexology is a daily newsfeed of law firm client alerts, articles and blogs delivered to the desktops of senior business lawyers worldwide on a daily basis. Lexology has built a unique audience of over 260,00 subscribers, over 60% of whom are in-house corporate counsel representing the vast majority of Fortune 500, FT Global 500 and FT Euro 500 companies—including all members of the Association of Corporate Counsel.

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15 March 2016
Corporate INTL Global Awards 2016 (Category Win: Serbia – IP Enforcement Law Firm of the Year)

MSA IP won the Corporate INTL Global Award 2016 as the IP Enforcement Law Firm of the Year in Serbia.

Since 2005 Corporate INTL has been leading the way connecting business leaders, financiers and advisers around the world. Running since 2008, Corporate INTL Awards promote leading firms in their chosen specialisms throughout the world. Award nominees are selected via an independent research and the shortlisted firms are then reviewed by an independent awards panel in each country with the eventual winners chosen by that independent panel.

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15 March 2016
ACQ Law Awards 2016 (Categories Win: Serbia – Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year, Leading Client Care Law Firm of the Year and Gamechanger of the Year (Intellectual Property), Macedonia – Patent & Trademark Law Firm of the Year and Customer Service Law Firm of the Year)
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MSA IP Serbia won the ACQ awards in three categories: Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year, Leading Client Care Law Firm of the Year and Gamechanger of the Year (Intellectual Property), while MSA IP Macedonia won in two categories: Patent & Trademark Law Firm of the Year and Customer Service Law Firm of the Year.

Over the last 11 years, ACQ (Acquisition Finance) magazine has established itself as the leading monthly title for the M&A advisory community, requested by over 106,000 senior executives in the market and providing them with a regular snapshot of industry activity that has taken place around the world. Since 2008, the ACQ GLOBAL AWARDS have been celebrating achievement, innovation and brilliance in their annual awards. This is an independent nomination process with the award winners chosen by the industry itself.

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28 January 2016
MSA IP recognised in WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2016

MSA IP and its partners Milan Milojevic and Vuk Sekulic have again been acknowledged by the World Trademark Review in its prominent directory, WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

The directory recognises MSA IP for its committment to proactivity and transparency. MSA IP is praised for having „formidable insight into the idiosyncrasies of the local trademark system“ which „results in premium, bespoke solutions to clients’ problems“.

The directory also singles out MSA IP partners. Vuk Sekulic is described as „fast, responsive and possessed of outstanding knowledge” and Milan Milojevic is lauded as a „prominent figure in the International Trademark Association“ and a „doughty anti-counterfeiting doyen“.

Now in its sixth edition, WTR 1000 is a research directory focusing exclusively on trade mark practices and practitioners. It is published once a year to highlight the industry’s ‘leading lights’ in 71 jurisdictions around the world.

To read the full commentary about the 2016 WTR 1000 rankings, click here http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/wtr1000/.

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21 September 2015
MSA IP Attorneys Milan Milojevic, Vuk Sekulic, Drago Arandjelovic and Gorana Grubisic Appointed to INTA’s Committees for the 2016-2017 Term

On 21 September 2015, INTA announced the appointment of new members to INTA’s Committees for the 2016-2017 term. After his long tenure in the Anti-Counterfeiting Committee, Milan Milojevic has been appointed to the Enforcement Committee where he has subsequently been selected as Vice-Chair of the Committee. Vuk Sekulic and Gorana Grubisic have been appointed to the Anti-Counterfeiting Committee, while Drago Arandjelovic has become a member of INTA Bulletin Committee.

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26 February 2015
MSA IP Partner Milan Milojevic Receives 2015 Client Choice Award
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On 26 February 2015, the International Law Office (ILO) and Lexology announced the winners of the 2015 Client Choice Awards. MSA IP partner Milan Milojevic received the award for Intellectual Property in the category of Trademarks. The award was handed to him at the Client Choice 2015 Celebratory Dinner which took place in London on 19 February 2015.

Since 2005, the Client Choice Awards have recognized partners who have added real value to their clients’ business by providing excellent client service that goes above and beyond their peers. The awards survey senior corporate counsel, and winners are selected from more than 2,000 individual client assessments.

Milan has extensive practical experience of regional trademark protection and enforcement, having managed cases in the region for some of the world's leading companies. His work includes trademark searches, filing and portfolio management. He has substantial experience with prosecution matters and oppositions before national Trademarks Offices and before OHIM, and he also advises on infringement and unfair competition matters. Milan is an active member of INTA where he is currently sitting as Vice-Chair of the Enforcement Committee.

About ILO

Launched in 1998, ILO is the nexus where global corporate counsel engage with the world’s pre-eminent law firms, and each other. ILO is a multifaceted online resource for senior international corporate counsel, which provides tailored, quality-assured updates on global legal developments, a database of the world’s major deals and the legal advisers involved, and a comprehensive directory of firms and partners. Recognizing its unique relationship with global corporate counsel, many of the world’s premier associations have chosen to partner with ILO.

About Lexology

Launched in 2007, Lexology is a daily newsfeed of law firm client alerts, articles and blogs delivered to the desktops of senior business lawyers worldwide on a daily basis. Lexology has built a unique audience of over 260,00 subscribers, over 60% of whom are in-house corporate counsel representing the vast majority of Fortune 500, FT Global 500 and FT Euro 500 companies—including all members of the Association of Corporate Counsel.