About us

Ristic & Malesevic provides expertise in all aspects of prosecution and protection of intellectual property.

Our team is made of professionals who have at least a decade of individual experience in the business.

We assist international clients from various industries, protect their interests and offer a full range of Intellectual Property services.

We have been dealing exclusively with the protection of industrial property rights, representing clients from all over the world in more than 30 countries for a long number of years and our goal is to keep the tradition of quality work alive. During all these years the firm become one of the most known, the most recognizable and the most reliable representative for protection and maintaining industrial property rights in this region.

Our team is made of professionals who have at least a decade of experience in the business. Local attorneys, engineers, patent and trademark agents who have built their outstanding knowledge of local Intellectual Property laws over a long number of years and keep updating their skills regularly. Together with the administrative staff, our professionals can give a quick and expert response to clients’ needs.


R&M is a member of numerous international professional organizations including the International Trademark Association (www.inta.org), AIPPI (www.aippi.org), PTMG (www.ptmg.org), LESI (www.lesi.org).

Area of Expertise


We transform ideas into inventions and lead them to patents. During that process we perform patent searches, draft, translate and file applications for patents, respond to substantive examinations, maintain and protect patent applications and granted patents.

What we do

  • Patent searches
  • Opinions on patentability
  • Drafting, translating, preparing and filing patent applications
  • National and regional applications, PCT applications, European Patent validations
  • Responding to formal and substantive official actions
  • Recordal of changes, assignments, licenses, pledges
  • Enforcement and maintenance of patent applications and patents
  • Obtaining Supplementary protection certificates
  • Protection against infringements
  • Patent portfolio management


We offer advisory services that will help our clients decide on the best strategy for the protection of their trademarks. For our clients, we prepare and file applications for registration of trademarks and perform all actions necessary for their successful registration, maintenance, protection against infringement or any other threat.

What we do

  • Trademark clearance/availability searches
  • Opinions on trademark registrability
  • Preparation and filing of trademark applications
  • Responding to formal and substantive official actions
  • Responding to provisional refusals
  • Opposition or Cancellation Proceedings
  • Maintenance of trademarks
  • Recordal of changes, assignments, licenses, pledges
  • Protection against infringements
  • Trademark portfolio management
  • Protection of trademarks before the Customs and other government officials


We assist our clients in designing a better world, by helping their vision become an application, and the registration of a design. This includes the preparation of descriptions and figures and the completion of all the necessary steps to bring the registration process to a successful conclusion.

What we do

  • Design searches
  • Opinions on design registrability
  • Preparing description and figures, translating, filing design applications
  • Responding to formal and substantive official actions
  • Recordal of changes, assignments, licenses, pledges
  • Enforcement and maintenance of designs
  • Protection against infringements
  • Design portfolio management


Our experience covers a wide range of industries including:

automotive, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemical, luxury goods, electronics, computer industry, consumer products & services, mechanical engineering, telecommunications, oil and gas, food and beverages, gambling, sports, agriculture, tobacco, banking and insurance, hotels & travel

International profiles coverage

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Bosnia
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Rep.
  • Estonia
  • Georgia
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kosovo*
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • N. Macedonia
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
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Makedonska 32
11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Tel: +381 11 3226189
Fax: +381 11 3222307