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Fighting the fakes

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • European Union, Poland
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  • June 26 2014

According to recent data provided by the European Commission, IP rights play a significant role in the EU economy: about 39 of all economic activity

Poland

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • April 22 2014

Rights holders in Poland can protect their rights through both civil and criminal proceedings. Moreover, in order to extend the scope of protection

Striving for definition

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • April 16 2014

Polish law does not set out regulations for famous trademarks, but protection is nonetheless available The protection of well-known and famous marks

Keeping up with the times

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • October 29 2013

In Poland, trademarks are regulated by the Industrial Property Law. Pursuant to this law, any sign that is capable of being represented graphically

Combining offence and defence

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • August 28 2013

Fighting battles against the black market in counterfeit goods is of great importance in the global marketplace. The fight should take place on

A route to better business relationships

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • April 16 2013

Those considering licensing in Poland should acquaint themselves with the country’s specificities in particular, the issues surrounding rights

Dressed for success?

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • June 29 2012

While there is currently no statute on trade dress in Poland, there are legal tools available to brand owners to protect their intellectual property

Ratification of Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement suspended

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Poland
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  • May 3 2012

In January 2012, Poland signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), a multinational treaty which aims to establish international, uniform standards for intellectual property rights enforcement

Professional representatives in IP cases

  • POLSERVICE Patent and Trademark Attorneys Office
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  • Poland
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  • January 4 2012

Polish law provides that, in principle, a party may perform a legal action either personally or through a professional representative. In specific cases, a person may be represented by a family member, a company employee or another person who professionally represents other persons and companies before courts and public offices a so-called ‘professional representative’, such as an attorney at law, a legal adviser or a patent attorney

Advertising

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • October 31 2011

In Poland, advertisers have shied away from comparing products, despite the existence of a comprehensive regulatory regime for comparative advertising