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Intellectual property law

Trademarks, patents, innovations and copyrights are a key element of any business. We advise Polish and international firms on how to protect utility designs, know-how, trade secrets and copyrights. We provide advice on property law concerning technology and intellectual property rights and rights’ transfer to other entities – also in the event of corporate transactions, divisions, mergers and acquisitions. The Law Firm’s service include:

  • representing the client in proceedings before the Patent Office and courts over trademarks, service marks, industrial designs and patents,
  • advising on the transfer of rights to trademarks and other brand and company marks,
  • advising on copyrights and neighbouring rights and on inventions, particularly patents for inventions, protection of utility designs and transfer of such rights,
  • representing firms in negotiations and disputes over infringement of intellectual and industrial property rights,
  • advising IT, TMT and eCommerce firms on resolving problems specific for their operations,
  • protection of personal rights and anti-crisis measures in the event of infringement, e.g. helping clients react quickly to any infringement and bringing claims for redress in court in the form of corrections, apologies and payment of compensation,
  • advising on customs proceedings involving monitoring and seizing imported goods at the customs clearance stage, seeking importers, producers and distributors,
  • management, rationalisation and audits of intellectual and industrial property rights.

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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.

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New DZP report on customs detention

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.

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