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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

Can colour be a trade mark?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Poland
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  • June 27 2011

While a single colour can be a trade mark only if it acquires a secondary distinctive character, a composition of colours made in an appropriate way and with appropriate proportions of the colours used may be a trade mark which is inherently distinctive

Amendment of Act on Production and Bottling of Wine Products, Trade in these Products and Common Organization of the Market in Wine

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Poland
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  • May 6 2011

On 1 April 2011 the lower chamber of the Polish Parliament adopted an amendment to the Act on Production and Bottling of Wine Products, Trade in these Products and Common Organization of the Market in Wine (the Amendment

Famous and well - known trademarks the state of play

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • April 15 2011

In order to protect their famous and well-known trademarks against unfair exploitation, owners must be able to prove that their marks carry information and ideas about high quality and high prestige in other words, that they have a reputation