András Szecskay Receives Jedlik Ányos Award
HIPO recognizes IP lawyer and Managing Partner of Szecskay Attorneys of Law for outstanding efforts to protect industrial property
Szecskay Attorneys at Law proudly announces that its founder and Managing Partner, Dr. András Szecskay, was awarded with the Jedlik Ányos Award by the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO), the central department for the protection of intellectual property, on 8 June 2021. The honour was handed over by Tibor Gulyás, Deputy State Secretary in charge of innovations, and Gyula Pomázi, President of HIPO. András Szecskay received the award for his “excellent standards and efficiency in protection of industrial property.”
"I am extremely honoured to receive this highly reputable award. I am proud to have received it along with distinguished scientists such as Katalin Karikó, who was involved in the mRNS research enabling the development of COVID-19 vaccines. The work of these scientists and innovators truly changes the course of our life. I’m humbled to support these extraordinary minds in protecting and promoting such a wealth of knowledge," says Dr. András Szecskay.
Nominated by official and external professional organizations, the Jedlik Ányos Award recognizes 5 awardees annually for their outstanding work as scientists, innovators and protectors of knowledge.
András Szecskay is known as a remarkable intellectual property lawyer and is highly regarded in the Hungarian and international markets. He has developed an extensive international and domestic legal practice since founding Szecskay Attorneys at Law in 1992. The firm has grown to be a leading independent Hungarian law firm which meets international standards and specializes in Hungarian and cross-border business.