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Industrial Property

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Industrial Property

Industrial Property is an area of significant importance for entrepreneurs. It is advisable that protection be ensured to one’s own brand and products – for it considerably streamlines action taking in case of unfair competition.

Our practice comprises counselling on industrial property rights – in the scope of inventions, utility designs, industrial designs, trademarks, geographical indications, and topographies of integrated circuits.

Within this specialization, we render support in terms of:

  • obtaining protection rights,
  • drawing up agreements concerning rights trading,
  • litigating in disputes in case of rights infringement.

Trademarks

Within the scope of trademarks, the offer of the Law Firm comprises:

  • conducting investigations for trademark registrability;
  • preparing and filling trademark applications  and representing the Client in the application procedure for:
  • litigating for the Client in trademark protection rights infringement disputes, including protection right invalidation or non-use cancellation before:
    • the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland, domestic administrative courts, and third parties
    • the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
    • the Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)
    • foreign patent offices and courts;
  • entering amendments into registers, trademark protection rights renewal with domestic and foreign patent offices;
  • rendering advisory and preparing trademark-related expert opinions.

Patents and Utility Models

Within the scope of patents and utility models, the offer of the Law Firm comprises:

  • conducting investigations for patentability of inventions and utility models (among others in the scope of: mechanics and electro-mechanics, electronics, chemistry, biochemistry, and biotechnology);
  • preparing application documents for filing and representing the Client in the application procedure for invention and utility model protection:
  • litigating for the Client in patent or protection rights infringement disputes, including patent or protection right invalidation or cancellation before:
    • the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland, domestic administrative courts, and third parties
    • the European Patent Office (EPO)
    • foreign patent offices and courts;
  • entering amendments into registers and making renewal fee payments with domestic and foreign patent offices;
  • rendering advisory and preparing patent- and utility model-related expert opinions.

Industrial Designs

Within the scope of industrial designs, the offer of the Law Firm comprises:

  • conducting investigations for registrability of industrial designs;
  • preparing application documents for filing and representing the Client in the application procedure for obtaining right in registration for industrial design:
    • nationally, before the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland
    • for community design, before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
    • internationally, before the Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)
    • individually, directly in any countries worldwide as selected by the Client;
  • litigating for the Client in industrial design rights infringement disputes before:
    • the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland, domestic administrative courts, and third parties
    • the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
    • the Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)
    • foreign patent offices and courts;
  • entering amendments into registers and protection rights renewal with domestic and foreign patent offices;
  • rendering advisory and preparing industrial design-related expert opinions.

This specialization team is directed by:

Piotr Korolko
Legal Counsel
Igor Sawicki
Patent Attorney