Dr. Gusztáv Bacher

E-mail: gusztav.bacher@szecskay.com

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Gusztáv Bacher is a Partner at Szecskay Attorneys at Law, a law firm with an international clientele and scope of activities.

Civil, competition, advertising, IP law and litigation

Received his JD, summa cum laude, from Eötvös Loránd Faculty of State and Legal Science (ELTE) in 1998. Studied at the Faculty of Law in Vienna in 1997 and participated in the Post-Graduate Course on International Trade Law organized by the Asser Instituut, The Hague in 1999. Received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in International Business Law at the Central European University (CEU) in 2001. Was researcher at Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law (Munich) in 2005.


Budapest Bar Association: Member since 2002

LIDC: President between 2012 and 2014, First Vice President (2010-2012), International Rapporteur on Comparative Advertising (2004), Secretary General (2007-2010)

Ethics Commission of the Hungarian Advertising Association: Chairman since 2011

Presidium of the Intellectual Property Expert Committee and Copyright Expert Committee attached to the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office: Member

Copyright Expert Committee attached to the Hungarian Intellectual Property: Member

MIE (Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright): Board Member

AIPPI: Secretary General of the Hungarian Group


Author of various articles, and co-author of commentaries in the field of intellectual property, competition law, and advertising law, and head of several working groups which prepare national reports for AIPPI and LIDC. Also an external lecturer at ELTE at the Department of Civil Law.

Fluent in German and English.


2015 Eötvös Award by the Budapest Bar Association


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