Chambers & Partners has detected the use of an ad blocker.
We make use of tailor-made ads to enhance your experience of our website.
Please 'whitelist' http://www.chambersandpartners.com.
Close
Global Guide

Intellectual Property — Poland

Band 1

第一等

From the Chambers Global guide

Eminent practitioner Marek Rosinski is a well-established name on the Polish IP market. His broad practice ranges from trade marks and copyrights to counterfeiting. He is a managing partner of the Warsaw office.

Marcin Fijalkowski climbs up a band this year as a result of positive feedback. He is very active in IP-related litigation and regularly assists clients in the pharmaceutical industry. Sources say he is "very friendly and accessible" and "proactive and understands the needs of business." He recently advised KidKraft on a cross-border enforcement case related to the protection of the company's design and copyrights.

^ Return to Top

Band 1

第一等

From the Chambers Global guide

Department head Włodzimierz Szoszuk is hailed by sources as a "good strategist, excellent at reacting to changes, not only very commercial but also technically fantastic." He is considered a well-established practitioner in IP-related contentious matters and is active in court proceedings. He recently represented Schwan-STABILO Schwanhäußer in a trade mark dispute.

Anna Pompe ascends a tier in the rankings following laudatory feedback from the market. Sources describe her as an "excellent lawyer and fighter in court." Clients also say she "adopts a personal approach and always looks at the broader picture." She is very well versed in trade mark protection and recently represented Lego in a trade mark and copyright infringement case.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Senior partner Andrzej Tomaszek represents clients in IP matters across a broad range of industries, including food, textile, pharmaceuticals and entertainment. Clients appreciate that he gives "straight-to-the-point answers and lays out a clear strategy." He recently co-led the firm's representation of InPost Group against Poczta Polska regarding the invalidation of a trade mark protection.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Marek Lazewski acts on a wide range of contentious patent, trade mark and design matters. Sources praise him as a "very energetic lawyer." 

Clients report that Justyna Rasiewicz "knows how to talk to businesses." She is well versed in patent matters and has a strong track record advising clients in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. 

^ Return to Top

Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Szymon Gogulski's broad practice encompasses trade marks, copyrights and contentious matters related to patents and designs. A client notes that he is "friendly and takes care of client needs," saying: "I find him very discreet." He recently advised Swatch on a trade mark infringement case.

Ewa Skrzydło-Tefelska is described as a "very recommendable and good practitioner." She assists a wide array of domestic and international clients with trade mark and design protection.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Senior partner Elżbieta Traple is an eminence on the IP market in Poland. Sources say she is "reliable," adding that "she looks deeply into matters." Other observers praise her as a "tough negotiator and excellent academic."

Paweł Podrecki is a respected practitioner in IP litigation. He recently acted for Lotte Wedel on an unfair competition and trade mark infringement case. Clients say: "He is fully prepared and very experienced. He is a strategist who looks at the broader picture and has great leadership qualities." 

^ Return to Top

Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Tomasz Zalewski is very well versed in copyrights matters. Clients highlight his "great personality and wide knowledge," adding that he is "very polite and helpful." "He is a very friendly and calm lawyer who has an excellent contact with clients," another source adds. He recently co-led the department's representation of Alab Laboratoria in a court dispute related to IP ownership.

Paweł Lipski enjoys considerable praise from clients and consequently ascends a tier in the rankings. Interviewees say: "He is good at building relationships." Other clients commend his "huge commitment and understanding of technical aspects," adding: "He is very available and has an inquisitive mind." He has a strong track record advising clients in the IT and technology sectors. He recently assisted Elcometer with a dispute regarding trade mark infringement.

^ Return to Top

Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

Sources are very positive about Oskar Tułodziecki, lauding him for "excellent business judgement and real-world experience," adding that he gives "very balanced advice." Another source says: "He is very smart and explains things very clearly." He represents many film production companies, often advising on copyright matters.

^ Return to Top

Band 4

第四等

From the Chambers Global guide

Department head Krystyna Szczepanowska-Kozłowska is a top-ranked IP lawyer who joined the firm in July 2015 to head the practice. "She is very supportive, gives excellent advice and strives to solve our problems," a client enthuses, adding that "she conducts discussions with energy and good arguments." She is an academic of broad experience and is particularly highly regarded for her expertise in patents, including litigation matters. 

^ Return to Top

Band 4

第四等

From the Chambers Global guide

Piotr Dynowski joins the rankings on the back of strong client feedback. Sources say: "He is very customer-friendly and good to talk to," adding that "he explains things in a straightforward way and does not use legalese." He is particularly active in patent disputes.

^ Return to Top

Band 4

第四等

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients highlight Tomasz Koryzma's "excellent service and valuable straight-to-the-point advice," while others praise him as "business-oriented, organised and always available." He heads the practice group and recently advised Chanel on enforcement actions connected with the import of counterfeit perfumes.

^ Return to Top

Band 4

第四等

From the Chambers Global guide

Igor Ostrowski enters the rankings as a result of positive feedback. He is particularly adept at advising clients in the telecommunications, new technologies and media industries. An appreciative client says: "He is very efficient and communicative. He is able to explain complex matters in simple terms." Other sources commend his "excellent management skills."  

^ Return to Top

Band 4

第四等

From the Chambers Global guide

Assists domestic and international clients with a broad range of IP matters, including trade marks, copyrights and patents.

Ewa Kacperek is a key contact for clients.

^ Return to Top

Eminent Practitioner

Baker McKenzie

From the Chambers Global guide

Eminent practitioner Marek Rosinski is a well-established name on the Polish IP market. His broad practice ranges from trade marks and copyrights to counterfeiting. He is a managing partner of the Warsaw office.

^ Return to Top

Band 1

Krystyna Szczepanowska-Kozłowska

Allen & Overy, A. Pedzich Sp. k.

From the Chambers Global guide

Department head Krystyna Szczepanowska-Kozłowska is a top-ranked IP lawyer who joined the firm in July 2015 to head the practice. "She is very supportive, gives excellent advice and strives to solve our problems," a client enthuses, adding that "she conducts discussions with energy and good arguments." She is an academic of broad experience and is particularly highly regarded for her expertise in patents, including litigation matters. 

^ Return to Top

Band 1

Wardyński & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Department head Włodzimierz Szoszuk is hailed by sources as a "good strategist, excellent at reacting to changes, not only very commercial but also technically fantastic." He is considered a well-established practitioner in IP-related contentious matters and is active in court proceedings. He recently represented Schwan-STABILO Schwanhäußer in a trade mark dispute.

^ Return to Top

Band 1

Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Senior partner Elżbieta Traple is an eminence on the IP market in Poland. Sources say she is "reliable," adding that "she looks deeply into matters." Other observers praise her as a "tough negotiator and excellent academic."

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Baker McKenzie

From the Chambers Global guide

Marcin Fijalkowski climbs up a band this year as a result of positive feedback. He is very active in IP-related litigation and regularly assists clients in the pharmaceutical industry. Sources say he is "very friendly and accessible" and "proactive and understands the needs of business." He recently advised KidKraft on a cross-border enforcement case related to the protection of the company's design and copyrights.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Wardyński & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Anna Pompe ascends a tier in the rankings following laudatory feedback from the market. Sources describe her as an "excellent lawyer and fighter in court." Clients also say she "adopts a personal approach and always looks at the broader picture." She is very well versed in trade mark protection and recently represented Lego in a trade mark and copyright infringement case.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Drzewiecki Tomaszek & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Senior partner Andrzej Tomaszek represents clients in IP matters across a broad range of industries, including food, textile, pharmaceuticals and entertainment. Clients appreciate that he gives "straight-to-the-point answers and lays out a clear strategy." He recently co-led the firm's representation of InPost Group against Poczta Polska regarding the invalidation of a trade mark protection.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

K&L Gates

From the Chambers Global guide

Sources are very positive about Oskar Tułodziecki, lauding him for "excellent business judgement and real-world experience," adding that he gives "very balanced advice." Another source says: "He is very smart and explains things very clearly." He represents many film production companies, often advising on copyright matters.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

From the Chambers Global guide

Tomasz Zalewski is very well versed in copyrights matters. Clients highlight his "great personality and wide knowledge," adding that he is "very polite and helpful." "He is a very friendly and calm lawyer who has an excellent contact with clients," another source adds. He recently co-led the department's representation of Alab Laboratoria in a court dispute related to IP ownership.

^ Return to Top

Band 3

CMS

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients highlight Tomasz Koryzma's "excellent service and valuable straight-to-the-point advice," while others praise him as "business-oriented, organised and always available." He heads the practice group and recently advised Chanel on enforcement actions connected with the import of counterfeit perfumes.

^ Return to Top

Band 3

LDS Lazewski Depo & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Marek Lazewski acts on a wide range of contentious patent, trade mark and design matters. Sources praise him as a "very energetic lawyer." 

^ Return to Top

Band 3

Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Paweł Podrecki is a respected practitioner in IP litigation. He recently acted for Lotte Wedel on an unfair competition and trade mark infringement case. Clients say: "He is fully prepared and very experienced. He is a strategist who looks at the broader picture and has great leadership qualities." 

^ Return to Top

Band 3

LDS Lazewski Depo & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients report that Justyna Rasiewicz "knows how to talk to businesses." She is well versed in patent matters and has a strong track record advising clients in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. 

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Domański Zakrzewski Palinka

From the Chambers Global guide

Aleksandra Auleytner of Domański Zakrzewski Palinka focuses her practice on intellectual and industrial property rights. She is particularly adept at representing clients in the technology and advertising sectors. Sources describe her as a "very experienced lawyer." She recently acted for ATM Organics on a trade mark infringement case. 

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

From the Chambers Global guide

Piotr Dynowski joins the rankings on the back of strong client feedback. Sources say: "He is very customer-friendly and good to talk to," adding that "he explains things in a straightforward way and does not use legalese." He is particularly active in patent disputes.

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

From the Chambers Global guide

Szymon Gogulski's broad practice encompasses trade marks, copyrights and contentious matters related to patents and designs. A client notes that he is "friendly and takes care of client needs," saying: "I find him very discreet." He recently advised Swatch on a trade mark infringement case.

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Gołębiowska Krawczyk Roszkowski i Partnerzy

From the Chambers Global guide

Anna Gołębiowska of Gołębiowska Krawczyk Roszkowski i Partnerzy co-established a new firm in January 2017. She is a well-respected IP practitioner with a particular focus on brand protection. She is active in IP-related contentious matters. Clients value her availability and say she "gives clear opinions and, most importantly, suggestions."

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

From the Chambers Global guide

Paweł Lipski enjoys considerable praise from clients and consequently ascends a tier in the rankings. Interviewees say: "He is good at building relationships." Other clients commend his "huge commitment and understanding of technical aspects," adding: "He is very available and has an inquisitive mind." He has a strong track record advising clients in the IT and technology sectors. He recently assisted Elcometer with a dispute regarding trade mark infringement.

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Dentons

From the Chambers Global guide

Igor Ostrowski enters the rankings as a result of positive feedback. He is particularly adept at advising clients in the telecommunications, new technologies and media industries. An appreciative client says: "He is very efficient and communicative. He is able to explain complex matters in simple terms." Other sources commend his "excellent management skills."  

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

From the Chambers Global guide

Ewa Skrzydło-Tefelska is described as a "very recommendable and good practitioner." She assists a wide array of domestic and international clients with trade mark and design protection.

^ Return to Top

Up and Coming

Justyna Wilczyńska-Baraniak

DLA Piper Wiater sp.k.

From the Chambers Global guide

Up-and-coming Justyna Wilczyńska-Baraniak of DLA Piper Wiater sp.k. joins the rankings after receiving extensive positive feedback from clients. "I really appreciated her work. She was very available and reacted very quickly," a client reports. She advises clients from a broad range of sectors on trade marks, patents and copyrights.

^ Return to Top