Zsófia Ottóffy is a junior associate in the intellectual property team at Bird & Bird’s Budapest office. Zsófia has been advising clients since 2017, and specialises in IP law and data protection. She assists clients with patent litigation matters, copyright issues, EUTM applications and data protection (GDPR) questions. Prior to joining the firm in 2016, she worked as a legal intern for an international law firm, mainly advising on IP and information technology matters. Zsófia graduated from the Eötvös Loránd University faculty of law in Budapest in February 2017. From 2011 to 2016, she was a member of Mathias Corvinus Collegium, which offers interdisciplinary education for outstanding university students. In 2013, she was an Erasmus exchange student at the Pablo de Olavide University faculty of law of in Seville. She has also conducted research into the legal regimes governing intellectual property rights in East Asia, and she won the civil law section of the National Scientific Students’ Associations Conference in 2014 with her study of the issues surrounding trademarks and geographical indications in China. She works in Hungarian and English, and speaks conversational Spanish and Korean.