OUR COMPANY

COMPANY PROFILE

The Law firm Vojčík & Partners was founded by Prof. JUDr. Peter Vojčík, CSc. in 1991. He continues the legal tradition of Vojčík family with roots in times of the 1. Czechoslovak Republic. Today the network of attorney and patent offices is managed by his son, JUDr. Leo Teodor Vojčík.

We provide our clients with the complete legal service on a high professional level.

We are especially proud of our knowledge, experiences but mainly of our results in the area of intellectual property law. The professional sources say that we belong to top law firms in the area of intellectual property law.

The company headquarters is located in Kosice, we have also the branch offices in Žilina, Bratislava and a representative office in Brussels.

With our colleagues from Urban and Hejduk COLLEGIUM from Prague, we are able to provide our clients direct legal support in Czech Republic.


REFERENCES

Intellectual property and ICT law
Complete legal services in the areas of law, including representing clients in registration and other proceedings before the European Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). Successful representation of clients in proceedings relating to domain names. Long-term provision of services to major companies in the field of software development and data management and copyright (authors, performers, phonogram producers and broadcasters) and industrial property (inventors, applicants and patent owners, applicants and owners of trade marks, designs).

Automotive industry
Complete legal service for newly established companies entering the Slovak market and support for starting their opperation (suppliers to car producers), including negotiations with trade unions.

Mergers and acquisitions
Successful execution of a joint-venture of large multinational conglomerates in the Slovak medium-sized companies.

Real estate and construction law
Complete legal service in several development projects. Successful completion of litigation under ambiguous legislation on issues of built-ins and residential communities.

Civil law
Number of cases regarding inheritance and divorces. Specialization in complicated issues and non-standard solutions. Prof. JUDr. Peter Vojčík, CSc. is the author of an acclaimed commentary of the Civil Code.

Immigration law
Significant achievements in representing our clients - foreigners in the matters related to their stay in the Slovak Republic. Numerous successfully reversed expulsion decisions.

European law
Successfully defended clients and companies at the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice. JUDr. Leo Vojčík is one of the few lawyers from Slovakia who completed an internship at the European Court of Justice and also actively participated at a hearing before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

 

 


OFFICES

Košice
The office in Košice is the main office and law firm's registered seat since its establishment. After several changes it is permanently located at the address Rázusova 28. The highest number of lawyers, economical management as well as the main "think-tank" for the most important cases and the support of other offices are situated in Košice.

Bratislava
The office in Bratislava was the logical culmination of the efforts of our law firm to provide services in the national scale and be as close as possible to our clients in all parts of Slovakia. It is a reaction to the undeniable fact that the vast majority of business, government bodies and subsequently the demand for legal services are concentrated in Bratislava and its surroundings.

Žilina
The office in Žilina was established in order to provide a professional legal service to our clients based in the territory of Žilina mainly in connection with the investment of KIA Motors Slovakia and its subcontractors. The portfolio of the clients is now larger and diversified.


PUBLISHED BOOKS

Peter Vojčík a kolektív Občianske právo hmotné
Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, Plzeň, ČR, 2012

Peter Vojčík Právo duševného vlastníctva
Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, Plzeň, ČR, 2012

Pter Vojčík Občiansky zákonník - stručný komentár
Iura Edition, Bratislava, 2010

Peter Vojčík Občianske právo hmotné I
Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach, Košice, 2010

Peter Vojčík Občianske právo hmotné II
Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach, Košice, 2010

Peter Vojčík Občiansky zákonník - stručný komentár
Iura Edition, Bratislava, 2009

Peter Vojčík Základy práva
Enigma, Nitra, 2004

Peter Vojčík, Renáta Miščíková Základy práva duševného vlastníctva
TypoPress, Košice, 2004

Peter Vojčík, Renáta Miščíková, Milan Botík Mediálne právo
Fakulta masmediálnej komunikácie UCM, Trnava, 2004

Peter Vojčík Právo priemyselného vlastníctva
Iura Edition, Bratislava, 1998



MEDIA

On 27.09.2016 in the online version of the daily newspaper Hospodárske noviny an article „A copyright reform will influence Google" was published with comments of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 31.05.2016 in the online version of the daily newspaper Hospodárske noviny an article "There is a new species: a virtual lawyer” was published with comments of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 23.04.2016 in the online version of the daily newspaper Hospodárske noviny an article "Google save billions in fines. But they face another" was published with comments of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 21.05.2015 on Živé.sk an article "Doorstep selling of TV or Internet connection: What to do if you are dissatisfied" was publish with comments of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 01.12.2015 in the online version of the daily newspaper Hospodárske noviny an article "The businesses shall pay for TV and radio only once" was published with comments of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 19.12.2015 on Živé.sk an article "Unrealistic prices of goods: What the law says" was published with comments of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 31.03.2014 the on-line version of the daily newspaper Živé.sk published the article “Markíza and JOJ want money for HD. Providers: We will remove you”, containing the legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 05.02.2013 the daily newspaper SME published the article "Are you selling a house or a flat? New data has to be included in the advertisement", in which JUDr. Leo Vojčík expressed his opinion on this topic.
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On 30.11.2012 the daily newspaper Pravda published the article "Small cinemas come to an end. They have already given up the fight", in which JUDr. Leo Vojčík expressed his opinion on this topic.
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On 24.10.2012 the online version of the daily newspaper Hospodárske noviny published the article "Repčík stepped back. There is no need to pay for a prom" , in which JUDr. Leo Vojčík expressed his opinion on this topic.
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On 23.10.2012 the daily newspaper Pravda published the article "Prom, wedding or funeral . The password of SOZA: Not a single euro will go to waste" , in which JUDr. Leo Vojčík expressed his opinion on this topic.
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On 13.07.2012 the daily newspaper Pravda published an article „The police had an easy work with pirate, the expert has a different opinion" in which JUDr. Leo Vojčík expressed his opinion on this topic.
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On 14.06.2012 the daily newspaper Pravda published an article "Zemková will not resign on her own accord", in which JUDr. Leo Vojčík expressed his opinion on this topic.

On 27.04.2012 the on-line version of the daily newspaper Živé.sk published the article "The fate of ACTA will be known in summer". The relatives start to appear", containing the legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 08.04.2012 the weekly magazine Plus 7 dní published an article "Controversial toll tender can cost Skovakia millions", in which JUDr. Leo Vojčík expressed his opinion on this matter.
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On 05.04.2012 the weekly magazine Plus 7 dní published an article "Toll collection tender: Status is still undecided", in which JUDr. Leo Vojčík expressed his opinion on this topic.
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On 05.04.2012 the on-line version of the daily newspaper Živé.sk published the article "ACTA comes alive. It is neither harmless, nor disaster", containing the legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 29.03.2012 the daily newspaper SME published the article "European court issued its decision on toll, the state as well as plaintiffs feel as the winners", containing the legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 13.02.2012 the daily newspaper SME published the article "Also the other banks want to make business with the post office", containing a legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 02.02.2012 in Plus 7 dní weekly an article "Cyber-war" was published, containing a legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.

On 31.01.2012 the online version of daily newspaper Hospodárske noviny published an article "USA will erase Megaupload server from web", in which JUDr. Leo Vojčík expressed his view on the nature of rights to the data stored in internet.
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On 31.01.2012 the online version of zive.sk published an article "Also Uloz.to wants to be legal. It solves the Agreement.", in which JUDr. Leo Vojčík expressed his view on the reproduction of author works for the personal use.
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On 27.01.2012 the online version of daily newspaper Hospodárske noviny published an article "Two faces of Megaupload: thief as well as savior", which contains an interview with JUDr. Leo Vojčík about the protection of copyright in internet.
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On 18.12.2011 the daily newspaper SME published the article "The toll is considered by the European court", containing the legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On November 11, 2011 JUDr. Leo Vojcik expressed his legal opinion on the topic: Disputable pre-execution calls at the TV station JOJ in its program NOVINY TV JOJ.

On 13.05.2011 the on-line version of the daily newspaper Živé.sk published the article "The company demands the payments for the electronic invoices" containing the legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 05.05.2011 the on-line version of daily newspaper Živé.sk published the article "To pay for the electronic invoices? For now not", containing the legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 20.02.2011 the daily newspaper Pravda published the article "The janitor has to collect the debts in the house", containing the legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 20.02.2011 the daily newspaper Pravda published the article "Defaulters may not be published", containing the legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On 10th February 2011 prof. JUDr. Peter Vojčík, CSc. and JUDr. Eduard Szattler, PhD. discussed on plagiarism in the Slovak television broadcast FOKUS - law.

On 03rd February 2011 in daily newspaper Pravda an article was published on Dean from Žilina was accused of plagiarism in which JUDr. Leo Vojčík. Expressed his professional opinion.
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On 22.12.2010 the daily newspaper Pravda published the article " The lease may cause disputes", containing the legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.
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On October 28, 2010 JUDr. Eduard Szattler, PhD. discussed on law of internet fraud in the Slovak television broadcast FOKUS - law.

On  August 27, 2010 in daily newspaper Pravda following articles were published on When buying an appartment, what should you take care of, what are the most common problems and how to evade them and Questions and Answers how to evade risk related to purchese of realestate, prepared by JUDr. Leo Vojčík.

On 08.08.2010 the daily newspaper Pravda published the article "You have to take care also for the old and uninhabited house", containing the legal opinion of JUDr. Leo Vojčík.

On June 25, 2010 in the online version of monthly newsletter of the Masaryk University an article was published on: "Theme of copyright needs a quality public debate", where an interview with JUDr. Eduard Szattler, PhD. on the theme of copyright wa spublished.
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AWARDS

Law firm of the year 2016 - Intellectual Property

Our law office received a title of The Law Firm of the year in 2016 in the category of Intellectual Property. In the competition held by TREND and the Czech Publisher Epravo Group the law firms are rated in the various areas of the law and the evaluators assess not only data provided by the firms themselves, but the experience in the legal services market as well.

Law firm of the year 2015 - Litigation

Our law office received a "Recommended firm" award in the competition Law Firm of 2015 in the category of Litigation. In the competitionheld by TREND and the Czech Publisher Epravo Group the law firms are rated in the various areas of the law and the evaluators assess not only data provided by the firms themselves, but the experience in the legal services market as well.

Law firm of the year 2013 - Intellectual Property

Our law office received a "Recommended firm" award in the competition Law Firm of 2013 in the category of Intellectual Property, IT and Telecominications. In the competition held by TREND and the Czech Publisher Epravo Group the law firms are rated in the various areas of the law and the evaluators assess not only data provided by the firms themselves, but the experience in the legal services market as well.

Microsoft Industry Awards 2013

Vojčík & Partners achieved Microsoft Industry Awards 2013 In 2013, as well as in recent years, the company Microsoft Slovakia has awarded the most innovative implementations of its own modern technologies. The prestigious award „Microsoft Industry Awards” is granted together to the implementor as well as to the customer. This year the prize in the category ,,The best cloud solution for an enterprise” was given to our law firm and to the company aClub s.r.o.. We are proud that our efforts to be always and in all aspects of our work a step further than others has been confirmed also in the area hidden from the eyes of our clients, but which also contributes significantly to their satisfaction.


MEMBERSHIPS

Vojčík & Partner has been a meber of the British Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic (BCCSR) since 2016. BCCSR is a non-profit organisation dedicated to creating and developing business relationships between the United Kingdom and the Slovak Republic. The BCCSR works diligently to forge new opportunities both foreign and domestic for its members while delivering events, building connections, and offering marketing solutions. ​

Vojčík & Partner has been a meber of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) since 2015. AmCham was founded in 1993 in Bratislava as an independent and self-funded organisation financed exclusively through the contributions of its members. In September 2003 a new branch of AmCham was opened in Košice to help foster economic development in the Eastern Slovak region.

Vojčík & Partner has been a meber of Košice IT Valley since 2014. Košice IT Valley cluster plays an important role in the development of IT industry in the Košice region. The Association was founded in 2007 as a joint initiative of educational institutions, government and leading IT companies. In 2012, the association transformed into a cluster. In 2015 it was awared a "Cluster Management Excellence Gold Label" as the first in the Central Europe and it is one of three certified clusters in the field of information and communication technologies.