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Next to brands, the most valuable of a company’s assets is information. Information storage, transmission and use are in technical terms continuing to develop. Just as market expansion is not easy without development and brand protection, it is difficult to run a business without IT support. Therefore, these processes have to be included in the legal framework while mitigating risk.
Domański Zakrzewski Palinka has for many years now had a team of experienced experts who advise on rights to intangibles. We help clients to either create or make use of existing legal structures in order to achieve their full business potential. The expertise of the IP&TMT Practice is based on market awareness and many years’ experience with copyrights and neighbouring rights, industrial property rights, protection of personal interests and database protection rights. Our clients are owners of recognisable trademarks, entrepreneurs whose rights to intangibles require regular market monitoring.
We also help our clients protect their intangibles rights on the EU market, mediating in, e.g. observing EU patents, Community trademarks and industrials patterns, and in registering rights in international proceedings – patents, trademarks, industrial patterns, certificates of origin.
A cross-section of the interests of the IP&TMT Practice translates into topics discussed in our IP Law blog.
Deals corner | 16.04.2019 DZP has advised a company in the Kiwa group, Kiwa Inspecta Holding Polska sp. z o.o., on a transaction to acquire 100% of shares in Agro Quality Support Polska sp. z o.o.
Deals corner | 02.10.2018 The aim of the parties’ cooperation is to create innovative solutions facilitating the continued development of broadband technology and infrastructure.
Deals corner | 10.09.2018 Zendesk, a technology giant, finalised the purchase of the Polish startup Future Simple.
Deals corner | 28.08.2018 DZP represented PKP IC in negotiating the contract for wireless internet installations in Pendolino trains and for maintaining the WiFi system for five years.
News | 12.04.2018 A new edition of Legal500 EMEA has been just published. We are very pleased to inform you that once again both our law firm and individual experts have been recommended in several categories.
Deals corner | 11.01.2018 Having reviewed the positions of social partners and TVN the Chairman of the National Broadcasting Council has repealed a decision imposing a penalty of almost PLN 1.5 million on TVN.
Publication | 01.07.2017 The Q&A gives a high level overview of key issues including patents, trade marks, competition law, patent licensing, generic entry, abuse of dominance and parallel imports.
Event | 29.06.2017 On 29 June we’d like to invite you to DZP ITEO Knowledge Session organized within DZP Future project. During the meeting our experts will talk about key legal aspects of business development.
Publication | 24.05.2017 The view established in EU Member States assumes that the level of personal data protection in EU Member States (and the EU as such) is much higher than that provided by the US legal system.
News | 24.03.2017 Yesterday evening Polityka Insight announced the results of its second Ranking of Regulatory Law Firms. We are pleased to inform you that DZP has been distinguished in 5 out of 6 categories.
News | 16.03.2017 We are pleased to announce that both DZP and our experts have once again been recommended in the Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business ranking.
News | 20.12.2016 In 2016 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka joined UN Global Compact - a large global United Nations' initiative for socially responsible business and support of balanced development.
News | 21.09.2016 Wojciech Dziomdziora, Counsel in DZP's IP&TMT Practice, has been appointed Chairman of the Working Group regarding legal frameworks for the functioning of Industry 4.0, set up by the Ministry of Development.
Deals corner | 18.07.2016 USP Zdrowie Group acquired 100% of shares in the Polish-Swedish Naturell Group. We were the main adviser and co-ordinated the Polish-Swedish team of lawyers and tax and financial advisers.
Deals corner | 17.05.2016 The US SeaChange International Inc. has purchased DCC Labs, a company designing solutions for digital and internet television. We advised DCC Labs and the company’s owners throughout the transaction.
News | 05.05.2016 At the beginning of May, a new section was set up in DZP's IP&TMT Practice - the new Research & Development Department. The lawyers in the new section will be Dr Małgorzata Wilińska, Counsel and Head of the R&D Section, and Łukasz Górecki, Associate.
News | 12.01.2016 The C.H.Beck has published the doctoral dissertation of Aleksandra Auleytner, head of DZP's IP&TMT Practice, entitled Protection of copyrights and related rights and the principles of the free movement of goods and the freedom to provide services in EU law.
Deals corner | 18.12.2015 A full-range legal assistance to PKP Intercity SA with two contracts for the supply of modern trains. Twenty Flirt trains are to be supplied by the Stadler-Newag and Dart trains are being supplied by Pesa.
Deals corner | 30.11.2015 We acted successfully for KP which was banned from distributing flavoured beers in specific packaging, based on an injunction obtained by main competitor, Żywiec SA Group.
News | 11.09.2015 The Hurrymedia publishing house has recently published the 12th edition of International IP Law Firms containing a chapter entitled "IP Overview of Poland". This chapter covers the Polish media market and was written by experts in DZP’s IP&TMT Practice, Aleksandra Auleytner and Jakub Kubalski.
Deals corner | 13.08.2015 We have advised Bauer Media Group on the purchase of 100% of shares in Mediasoft Polska sp. z o.o., a company operating under the eBroker Group name, which will be part of the Interia.pl.
Deals corner | 03.08.2015 We advised Bauer Media Group on the purchase of all the shares in Rankomat.pl SA, the owner of the largest online insurance platform in Poland, specialising in car insurance.
Publication | 30.07.2015 Recent developments in IP field in Poland: The year 2014 marked a year of not-so-little change in terms of legal requirements towards marketing in general and online game marketing in particular.
News | 16.07.2015 We are pleased to announce that July saw the publication of a report entitled "Strategy for the development of the media market in Poland 2015-2020".
News | 16.04.2015 We informed you a month ago that Wojciech Dziomdziora had been appointed to the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications Council. Today, we are pleased to announce that he was elected to the Chamber's Management Board.
News | 25.03.2015 On 25 March, the Annual Meeting of the Members of the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications was held during which the Chamber's authorities were elected for the new 2015-2017 term of office.
News | 20.01.2015 We are pleased to inform you that Aleksandra Auleytner defended her doctoral dissertation before the Council of the Law and Administration Faculty and was awarded the title of doctor of laws.
Deals corner | 30.12.2014 The Public Procurement Office has published and recommended on its website model public procurement documents that DZP lawyers helped to draw up.
Deals corner | 03.11.2014 Due to the acquisition of Przedsiębiorstwo Inwestycyjno-Remontowe Energetyki i Przemysłu Remak-Rozruch SA by SBB Investments SA, the company SBB Investments took over all Remak-Rozruch's rights, obligations and assets and changed its business name to SBB ENERGY SA.
News | 10.04.2014 A new edition of Legal500 EMEA has been just published. We are very pleased to inform you that once again both our law firm and individual experts have been recommended in several categories.
News | 27.03.2014 We are pleased to announce that an English version of the Law on Copyright and Related Rights and the Industrial Property Law is now available in C.H. Beck Publishers' bookshops.
News | 17.03.2014 We are pleased to inform you that on 17 March Wojciech Dziomdziora joined the DZP team. Wojciech is a specialist in both Polish and EU copyright, media, telecom and new technologies law.
Deals corner | 20.01.2014 PKP Intercity SA has signed a contract with T–Mobile SA to provide internet and multimedia access to passengers on PKP Intercity trains.
News | 28.02.2013 We are pleased to inform you that in response to rapid technological developments DZP has created a multidisciplinary team which offers advisory on cloud computing, with a particular focus on the insurance sector.
News | 07.01.2013 We are pleased to inform you that on 7 January Tadeusz Piątek joined the DZP team. Tadeusz is an expert in telecommunications, media and intellectual property law and a specialist in arbitration.
Deals corner | 20.03.2012 DZP advised PLL LOT S.A. on the sale of LOT AMS Sp. z o.o., an aircraft servicing and repair company. Transaction value in the range of several hundred million zloty.
Deals corner | 20.03.2012 DZP advised Raisio on the purchase of an organised part of the enterprise of PPH Sulma Sp. z o.o. ZPCh, a producer of pasta and groats. The advisory covered not only the sale of assets but also rights to product trademarks.
Publication | 10.10.2011 The licensor uses a licence to grant the right to use that intellectual property to a third person. The licensee does't become the owner or holder of the right but merely acquires the right to use the intellectual property under the terms of the licence.
Publication | 29.11.2010 We are pleased to present to you our Report on the Scale of Customs Seizures of Goods Suspected of Infringing Intellectual Property Rights in Poland and the EU written by lawyers in IP&TMT Practice.
News | 01.07.2009 The Partners in DZP law firm are pleased to announce that on 1 July 2009 their circle was augmented by Aleksandra Auleytner, attorney-at-law. She has been with the law firm since 2000.
From 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies in Poland and other European Union countries. We would therefore like to give you several details on the subject of how DZP processes personal data.
The administrator of the personal data is Domański Zakrzewski Palinka Sp.k. (“DZP”; address: Rondo ONZ 1, 00-124 Warszawa). Data are processed for contact purposes and to impart information on changes to provisions and authority practices and on other issues, including events concerning day-to-day legal, economic and cultural issues, inter alia, by sending DZP newsletters. The above is carried out on the basis of legitimate interests, i.e. in accordance with art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. Data can also be processed where necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract and for compliance with a legal obligation to which DZP is subject, i.e. pursuant to art. 6(1)(b) and (c) of the GDPR. Data can be transferred to entities with whose help DZP achieves the indicated aims, including entities maintaining IT infrastructure. Giving data is voluntary and in contractual relations is a requirement for concluding and performing a contract. It is possible to object to data processing, request access to, rectification and erasure of personal data or restriction of processing and data portability. Data are kept until an objection is made, and in contractual relations – throughout the term of the contract and thereafter for a period specified in provisions on archiving and limitations period for claims. Anyone has the right to file a complaint with the President of the Personal Data Protection Office. Questions concerning privacy at DZP can be sent to DZP’s Data Protection Inspector, Macieja Maciejewskiego, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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