Attorney at Law, Founder and Managing Partner
Vuk Sekulic is the founder and managing partner of MSA IP. His practice in Intellectual Property law started in 2007, following eight years of working as a criminal defense lawyer. Vuk has represented a vast number of clients, including large multi-national companies in all aspects of trademark protection, management and enforcement in the regions of South-Eastern and Eastern Europe. He has participated in and supervised legal actions against counterfeits, pirated goods and other Intellectual Property infringements, both before courts and through the use of administrative actions. Vuk is an experienced litigator who has been involved in a number of high-profile trademark disputes in the region that have led to landmark decisions on important issues, such as parallel imports and protection and infringement of famous trademarks.
Vuk is an active member of several international organizations in the field of Intellectual Property: International Trademark Association (INTA), where he is currently sitting in the Enforcement Committee, UNION-IP, a European association of practitioners in the fields of intellectual property, where he is currently representing Serbia in the Executive Committee, and IT IP Law Group Europe, a network of specialist IT and IP lawyers covering in the European Union, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.
Vuk also occasionally lectures on various topics of Intellectual Property law, notably to postgraduate students of University of Belgrade.
“Stands out for his ability to brainstorm matters with clients, colleagues and peers. A crucial ally in the fight against fakes, he also maintains a thriving anti-counterfeiting practice on behalf of household names in the fashion and luxury goods industries.” (WTR 1000, 2022)
“Vuk definitely is one of the most reliable lawyers in the region.” (Chambers and Partners, 2022)
“A top litigator whose performances in the courtroom are exemplary – when he shoots, he never misses.” (WTR 2020)
Admitted to the Bar Association of Serbia (also qualified in Montenegro)
University of Belgrade, Law School (1999)