Dr. Zoltán Kovári
Hungarian and European Patent Attorney
He is the managing partner of Kovári LLC. As a patent attorney he deals with patents, trademarks, utility models, designs and with law enforcement cases where IP rights are involved.
He started his career as a patent attorney in 2004 at Advopatent Office of Patent and Trademark Attorneys. In 2008 he founded Kovári Patent and Trademark Attorneys' LLC, as an independent Hungarian IP law firm. He is a member of the Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright (MIE), member of the presidium of the Hungarian Trademark Association, substitute member of the presidium of the Hungarian Chamber of Patent Attorneys, member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI), member of the Hungarian group of UNION, vice president of the Hungarian Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), and member of the presidium of Body of Experts on Industrial Property.
He acquired his chemical engineering and certified biological engineering qualifications at the Budapest University of Technology; he then obtained his Ph.D. in the field of structural biology at the Eötvös Loránd University. For four years he worked for Gedeon Richter Plc. in discovery research at the computer assisted drug discovery team, and it was here that he spent his time as a patent attorney trainee. He has also worked as a researcher at the Institute of Enzymology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Biological Research Centre. During his career in the life sciences he dealt with small and macromolecular structure discovery both on the experimental and theoretical levels, he was a pharmaceutical research project leader and was involved in protein cloning projects. He has presented his scientific work at conferences and in international publications.