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Lara Klapan


Bardek, Lisac, Mušec, Skoko and partners
in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Ilica 1
10000 Zagreb
Languages Croatian, English, Italian

Lara Klapan is an attorney-at-law at CMS Zagreb. Klapan joined CMS in April 2017 and is primarily engaged in the field of intellectual property law, public procurement matters and cases regarding appeals in public procurement procedures. She has also been engaged in conducting legal research and providing legal opinions regarding various branches of law, such as data protection, pharmacy and energy law. Lara Klapan is also active in corporate and commercial law, including M&A transactions and filing corporate changes at the court registry (i.e. revocation and appointment of directors, AoA amendments, etc.). Before joining CMS, Lara Klapan worked as a student trainee for two law firms in Rijeka.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Croatian Bar Association
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  • September 2011 – June 2016 - Faculty of Law, University of Rijeka; Integrated BA-MA General Law programme
    • Dean’s Award – recognition of the best students for the success achieved in their studies
    • Student assistant at the Chair of the History of Law and State and the Chair of Maritime and Transportation Law
    • Representative at the Student Union of the Faculty of Law
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Transfer of IP rights in Croatia
Pat­ents: As­sign­ment 1. How may a patent be assigned (by law and/or transaction) and is it required to record the assignment in the national patent register to become effective?  A patent can be assigned...