Viktor Łuszcz

Viktor Łuszcz

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Viktor Luszcz was awarded Master of European Law degrees (LL.M.) by the College of Europe (Bruges) and the University of Rennes (France), after graduating from the Miskolc University and spending a research semester at the Technical University of Vienna.
Viktor specializes in competition and intellectual property law. He has extensive experience in cartel, merger, abuse of dominance and State aid cases, as well as in trademark registration, opposition and cancellation proceedings. Viktor also has in-depth practical knowledge of litigation before the EU Court of Justice. He is the editor and main author of European Court Procedure – A Practical Guide (Hart Publishing, 2020), a comprehensive handbook explaining enforcement of EU law, judicial avenues and procedure before the EU Court of Justice.
Prior to joining Danubia Legal in February 2020, Viktor was the President of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO). Previously he worked for eleven years at the General Court of the EU (Luxembourg) as a legal secretary (référendaire) and prepared drafts of judgments in the fields of intellectual property, competition, State aid, antidumping, and customs. In particular, Viktor worked on ten judgments in the so far largest petrochemical cartel case. He also prepared decisions in a number of actions brought against the EU Intellectual Property Office in trademark matters. Viktor’s past working experience includes the European Commission’s DG Competition where he handled merger and cartel cases in construction and distributive trade sectors.
Viktor speaks English, German, French, and Polish, apart from his native Hungarian.


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