Radim Charvát

Attorney at Law

Radim Charvát was born in Brno, Czech Republic, in 1978. He graduated from the Masaryk University, Faculty of Law in Brno in 2002. Between 2002-2004, he studied at The John Marshall Law School (Chicago, USA) and gained LL.M. academic degrees in intellectual property law and information technology and privacy law. In 2006, he finished his study at Training Institute of the Industrial Property Office in Prague. In 2007, he completed his post-graduate study at the Masaryk University, Faculty of Law and got the Ph.D. academic degree. During his studies, he was gaining professional experience in law offices in the Czech Republic and U.S.A.

Since 2007, he has practiced as attorney at law with general practise, with focus especially on business, intellectual property, unfair competition and personality law including personal data protection.

Radim Charvát lectures (in English as well) at the Masaryk University, in particular, on protection of intellectual property within the European Communities and on the international level.

He is an author of various articles dealing with intellectual property law published in law journals in the Czech Republic and abroad, e. g. Právní rozhledy, Právní rádce, Bulletin advokacie, Právny obzor or Trademark World.

Radim Charvát cooperates with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and with foreign experts in the field of intellectual property and information technology law. In 2003, he did an internship in the U.S. Copyright Office.

Radim Charvát is a member of European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA) and International Trademark Association (INTA).

In 2001, he was awarded the Masaryk University Rector’s Prize being given to the best students. In 2002, he was awarded a scholarship by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) enabling him to study intellectual property law in the U.S.A.