Dr hab. Marcin Matczak

Partner

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  • Associate professor at the Institute of Theory of State and Law at Warsaw University's Law and Administration Faculty, specialist in legal interpretation and judicial application of the law.
  • Author of over fifty Polish and foreign academic works, including two monographs. 
  • Editor-in-chief of the Life Sciences Law Blog, author of numerous popular science texts on the law published in, e.g. Tygodnik Powszechny and Verfassungsblog.
  • Advises companies operating on the pharmaceutical market, e.g. producers and distributors.
  • Expert on food law, especially issues involving borderline products, dietary supplements and cosmetics, and also on medical devices and biotechnology products.
  • Advises the FMCG sector, especially the alcohol and tobacco sectors.
  • Advises on matters relating to anti-competitive arrangements, abuse of dominant position, and practices that harm the collective interests of consumers.
  • Advises business associations in consultations over draft legislation.
  • Author of numerous applications for commercial law regulations to be declared unconstitutional and attorney ad litem in proceedings before the Constitutional Tribunal.
  • Member of the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw.
  • Member of the Group of Legal Experts at the Stefan Batory Foundation.
  • Member of the Prof. Zbigniew Hołda Association.
  • Member of the Policy Council at the Wiktor Osiatyński Archive.

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Medicinal product regulation and product liability in Poland: overview

Publication | 14.06.2018

The Q&A gives a high level overview of key issues including pricing and state funding, manufacturing, marketing, clinical trials, advertising, labelling, and product recall and liability.

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Medicinal product regulation and product liability in Poland

Publication | 01.07.2017

The Q&A gives a high level overview of key issues including pricing and state funding, manufacturing, marketing, clinical trials, advertising, labelling, and product recall and liability.

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Chambers Europe: 24 experts in 15 specialisations

News | 10.04.2017

An expanded, i.e. European, part of the Chambers and Partners ranking has just been published. The Europe Guide is a supplement to the Global Guide, and also distinguishes DZP and its experts.

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Distribution and marketing of drugs in Poland: overview

Publication | 01.11.2016

Overview of distribution and marketing of drugs law (pre-conditions for distribution, licensing, wholesale distribution, marketing to consumers and professionals and engagement with patient organisations).

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Commercialisation of healthcare in Poland: overview

Publication | 01.11.2016

Overview of the regulatory framework for the commercialisation of medical products in Poland (requirements for drugs, medical devices, biological products and natural health products).

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English translation of the Pharmaceutical Law available in bookshops

News | 28.10.2013

We are pleased to announce that an English version of the Pharamaceutical Law and the Act on the Reimbursement of Medicines, Foodstuffs Intended for Particular Nutritional Uses and Medical Devises is now available in bookshops.

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Private health insurance report

Publication | 15.04.2013

Poland is on the verge of an important breakthrough. Over the next 20 years, we need to reform the healthcare system, making it ready to pick up demographic, economic and technological challenges of the future.

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Commercialisation of Healthcare (Poland)

Publication | 15.03.2013

Overview of the regulatory framework for the commercialisation of medical products in Poland (requirements for drugs, medical devices, biological products and natural health products).

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Marcin Matczak joins the team of INFARMA Disciplinary Court

News | 16.11.2012

We are pleased to announce that on 16 November Marcin Matczak was registered by the Board of the INFARMA Employers' Union of Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies as an expert to the Disciplinary Court.

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DZP – once again out in front in Rzeczpospolita ranking

News | 11.05.2010

It is our great pleasure to inform you that our Law Firm has for the eighth time in a row taken first place in the leading ranking of law firms published in the Rzeczpospolita newspaper on 11 May.

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New partners in Domański Zakrzewski Palinka

News | 01.01.2008

We are pleased to announce the appointment of 7 new partners. The new partners have all worked at DZP for some time and form a team of 19 partners at Poland’s largest law firm.

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