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Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

Intellectual Property

3 ranked lawyersBand 2PolandEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Noteworthy practice group commended for its robust services on the contentious side. Well versed in a wide spectrum of IP mandates such as trade mark rights enforcement as well as IP rights management. Frequently advises clients in the technology, luxury goods, automotive, and food and drink sectors.

Strengths

A source praises the team's "very polished presentation," further enthusing: "These lawyers are knowledgeable, articulate, sophisticated and experienced. They are also easy and fun to work with."

Work highlights

Represented Cinkciarz before the General Court of the EU in appeal proceedings against EUIPO's decision pertaining to the protection of a trade mark.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees describe Ewa Skrzydło-Tefelska as "a very experienced litigator" and note her activity on trade mark cases. She is a seasoned trade mark disputes practitioner, acting for premium clients in a range of sectors including banking and luxury goods. She is also a recognised academic.

Marek Oleksyn joined Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak in late 2021. He assists with contentious IP cases and also non-contentious issues such as licensing. A client says: "He has always provided us with very good advice and assistance."

Szymon Gogulski regularly advises clients in connection with trade mark protection, including the defence against infringement in court. He also assists with non-contentious trade mark issues.

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Overview

We are one of the leading legal advisers on intellectual property, unfair competition and advertising on the Polish market for legal services. We are also highly appreciated internationally, and proud to hold high positions in renowned rankings.

Since the beginning of the firm, our lawyers have advised and represented clients in a range of intellectual property cases. Our dossier includes:

  • protection of EU and Polish trademarks, including renowned trademarks, geographical indications, and other distinguishing indications,
  • protection of EU and industrial designs, utility models, patents, plant varieties, topographies of integrated circuits and other industrial property rights,
  • protection of copyrights, including copyrights in software,
  • protection of business names and other intangible enterprise assets,
  • protection of a person’s image and one’s other personality rights,
  • advertising law, including protection against misleading advertising and unfair comparative advertising,
  • protection of commercial secrets,
  • protection against copying products, dissemination of untrue information, inducing breach of contract, impeding market access, through, e.g., dumping or so called “slotting fees”, and other forms of unfair competition.

IP lawyers at SK&S work closely with several other practices at the firm, whenever expertise in other areas of the law is needed. We support international and Polish businesses active in various markets.

Members

Gogulski, Szymon (Head of Department)

Skrzydło-Tefelska, Ewa (Head of Department)

Błaź, Beata

Derulski, Jakub

Gajek, Karol

Gil, Maciej

Hryniewska-van den Berkmortel, Aleksandra

Izydorczyk, Marcelina

Jurcewicz, Agnieszka

Macura-Targosz, Sylwia

Myszko, Jacek

Nowak, Zuzanna

Oleksyn, Marek

Paziewska-Młodawska, Katarzyna

Prętki, Robert

Skibniewski, Barnaba

Sowiński, Mikołaj

Sowirka, Kamil

Szeliga, Agata

Wójtowicz, Arkadiusz

Woźniak, Jeremi

Żuk, Mateusz

Zwara, Jacek

Zwoliński, Maciej

Clients

Cinkciarz.pl

Ekstraklasa

Eurocash

Eveline Cosmetics

Lidl

MAN

MAZDA

Microsoft

Nesperta

Polmos Siedlce

Rolex

Tesco

The Swatch / OMEGA SA

Tommy Hilfiger

WizzAir

Industries

Automotive

Banking

FMCG

IT

Retail

Intellectual Property

Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

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Location

ul. Jasna 26

Warsaw

Masovian

Poland

00-054

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Poland

Intellectual Property


Ewa Skrzydło-Tefelska
Band 3
Marek Oleksyn
Up and Coming
Szymon Gogulski
Band 3