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Zuzana Hecko



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Zuzana Hecko



Zuzana leads the IP/TMT practice in Bratislava. She has experience advising on various IP/TMT issues, including representing clients in litigation before the courts, advising on licensing schemes, and providing advice on software and copyrights, anti-counterfeiting, electronic commerce and IP aspects of M&A transactions.

 Zuzana also advises on data protection matters, including international data transfers, outsourcing, privacy compliance and regulatory matters (including pharmaceutical law). She worked for three years as a legal advisor at the European Commission in Brussels where she handled issues related to the enforcement of intellectual property rights. Before joining Allen & Overy, Zuzana was a trainee in the IP/technology department of an international law firm in Hong Kong.

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Admitted as advokat, Slovakia, 2013


JUDr., Law, P.J. Šafárik University, 2007

LL.M., Law, University College Dublin, Ireland, 2004

Mgr., Law, P.J. Šafárik University, 2003


Published work

  • "Data retention by internet service providers for IP rights protection: Bonnier Audio (C-461/10)", Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 2012
  • "EU Law and policies on intellectual property rights enforcement", Enforcement of intellectual property rights through border measures, Oxford, 2012