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