Dr. Erik Špila, attorney-at-law and a member of a Bar Association deals mainly with intellectual property law matters with a focus on Trademark and Design law. His practice is complemented by variety of cases from commercial and civil law. He provides legal services to local and foreign clients, and he also writes articles on intellectual property law issues. Prior to becoming attorney-at-law, he completed a few internships and worked in a several legal positions, such as patent and trademark attorney associate and attorney-at-law associate.

His main professional goal is to help clients find the optimal solution to their legal problem and develop their business potential through a well-chosen strategy of rights protection.

Specialisation in the IP law and cooperation with several law firms and experts accross the world, helps him provide clients with professional guidance and effective solutions.

Most of the time he advises variety of clients including Startups, Game studios, Developers, Designers, Artists and other type of individuals and businesses. Through his practise he tries to make intellectual property protection more accessible and understandable to everyone.

Outside of work, Erik enjoys spending time with his family, dog or by traveling, book reading and gardening.

If you are interested to get in touch, feel free to use the contact form below.

  • Trademark Law
  • Design Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Plant Varieties
  • Business Establishment
  • Unfair Competition
  • Startups
  • JUDr. (Doctor in Laws)
    – European Union Trademark
    – Intellectual Property Law and IT Law
      Comenius University

  • Mgr. (Master of Laws)
    – Law
      Comenius University
  • License
    – Attorney-at-Law


  • Certificates
    – IP Scan Expert
    – International Legal English
    – Video gaming and IP: how to play the game
    – IP Panorama
    – General Course On Intellectual Property
    – EUTM in a Nutshell
    – Registered Community Design in a Nutshell
    – Specialized Course On The Madrid System for International Registration of Marks


  • English (very good)
  • Slovak (very good)
  • Czech (good)
  • German (basics)
  • Russian (basics)
  • IP Scan Expert Community
  • Slovak Bar Association
  • Bar Exam passed with Merit
  • IP Horizon 5.0 Conference

Startup friendly

Transparent pricing

IP specialisation

Individual Client care

Global IP registration

Súčet vkladov všetkých spoločníkov musí byť aspoň 5000 EUR.

Estimated price includes:

This will be the person to whom we will issue invoice by default and also the person who will be the official trademark owner, once the registration is finished.

We will make categorization for you for free.

You can choose more categories for one brand. More categories means more fees. However, most of the brands use only protection in 2 or 3 of these categories. If you need help with the selection, contact us anytime or write your brand products in the next field.

Video, sound, pattern, colour or other type of trademark.

Trademark consisting of figurative and verbal elements.

Trademark consisting of only words or/and symbols.

Trademark protection in the USA.

Trademark protection in all member states of European Union.

Trademark protection in the territory of Slovak republic.

Design is considered to have individual character if the overall impression it produces on the informed user differs from the overall impression produced on such a user by any design that has been made available to the public before the date of filing of the application for registration. You can contact us for more information.

Your design will be published in the design registry right after formal examination.

Registration may not be possible in this case. Contact us to discuss more options.

The author of the design who will be cited as author in the official registry.

You have written statement from designer that he does not want to be cited as author of the design in official design registry.

Will be displayed in the official registry of designs.

Design protection in all member states of European Union.

Design protection in the territory of Slovak republic.

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