Our legal expertise rests on a foundation of core values,
responsiveness to change, and thought leadership.

We believe that lawyers need to be innovative and creative to serve clients who operate in an increasingly complex market.

For 20 years we’ve staked our claim to cutting edge services by remaining flexible and responsive. Yet we cleave to high ethical standards and credibility as our ground. Our clients finds us easy to speak with, alert to changing needs, and happy about what we do.

Located in residential Zagreb, Croatia’s capital, we are an independent law partnership who specializes in intellectual property while offering traditional patent and trademark prosecution and business, corporate and banking legal services. As we explore the frontier of IP and IA concerns and their relation to business strategy, we’ve formed strategic IP consultancy modules for growth oriented firms. In response to demand for creative and beneficial alternatives to litigation, we’ve championed Advanced Dispute Resolution for our range of clients, which includes corporations, financial institutions and law firms worldwide and regionally.

Our professional team of fifteen lawyers, including two counsels, seeks to provide diverse legal assistance, while offering comprehensive services. In support of our attorneys is IP filing department, a team of individuals which attend to paralegal matters.

Our attorneys are affiliated with several international associations such as the International Bar Association (IBA), International Trademark Association (INTA), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriete Industrielle (AIPPI), ITechLaw , Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA), American Chamber of Commerce Croatia (AmCham), Pharmaceutical Trade Mark Group (PTMG) and the Counterfeiting Bureau, the firm has developed a valuable network of colleagues globally.

Our passion for knowledge means we find new ways of doing old things better.

Our enthusiasm for our work and interest in yours means you’ll enjoy a partnership with us.


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Rivet is a closely integrated alliance of leading independent law firms in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Kosovo, bringing together requisite industry knowledge and legal and regulatory expertise.

Thorough understanding of the markets and needs of regional and international clients allows us to provide the best information available and reasoned professional judgment. It is the youngest network of the area but has a long standing unformal cooperation within the member firms.  After years of cooperation, the need arise to have a stronger connection still keeping it flexible and lean.

Recognized for our thorough understanding of markets and needs of our clients, we are strong across all the key industry sectors and practice areas, such as:

  • Banking and finance
  • Competition and antitrust
  • Construction law
  • Consumer law
  • Corporate
  • Entertainment and sports law
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual property and technology
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Mediation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Privacy and Cybersecurity
  • Real estate
  • Venture technology and emerging growth companies

Our members:

North Macedonia
Bona Fide
Jordan Hadzikonstantinov-
Dzinot 3
1 000 Skopje

Fatur Menard
Dunajska cesta 22
1 000 Ljubljana

Hodaj & Partners
Fehmi  Agani  79
10 000 Prishtina

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Milanović – Lalić and Suljović
Maršala Tita 50/III
71 000 Sarajevo

Vukmir and Associates
Gramača 2L
10 000 Zagreb

Serbia / Montenegro
Živković Samardžić
Makedonska 30/II
11 000 Belgrade