Tomáš Havelka specialises in intellectual property law, the law of ICT and modern technology in general, and also has experience in corporate law, acquisitions, commercial law in general, and European private international law. He also studied Dutch intellectual property law and ICT law.
In the field of intellectual property law, Tomáš specialises in industrial property law and copyright in modern technology and digital society, and in cross-border aspects of intellectual property rights protection and enforcement and technology transfers. In the field of ICT law he particularly specialises in network neutrality. He also focuses on issues of artificial intelligence in relation to intellectual property and virtual reality. In the field of corporate law and commercial law, Tomáš has been involved in several acquisitions of Czech companies by Belgian and Dutch investors and then corporate aspects of companies in general (from establishment through transformations to liquidation and dissolution of companies).
Prior to joining our law firm in 2018, Tomáš worked for five years at a law firm specialising in advising Dutch and Belgian clients. He has experience in working at a major Dutch law firm in the field of ICT law, the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU, and the Czech Business Representation to the EU. He is currently completing his Dutch LL.M. in Internet, intellectuele eigendom en ICT at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Czech Bar Association
Languages Czech, English, Dutch
Palacký University, Faculty of Law, Olomouc (2012), Mgr. (Master of Law)
Palacký University, Faculty of Arts, Olomouc (2011), Bc. (Bachelor of Law)
advising on the transfer of online databases and other related rights
advising on copyright and related rights in the entertainment industry
advising on the transfer of a multinational company from its own server to the cloud
advising on managing and extending registered intellectual property rights of a multinational Belgian company
advising on the development and implementation of software for mobile applications
advising on the entry of investors from Belgium and the Netherlands into the Czech market
advising on the acquisition of shares and companies by Belgian and Dutch investors
advising on the restructuring of a business group and the implementation of transformations of companies with an international element