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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

The high standing of unregistered trademarks

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • October 29 2010

All trademarks that are used in economic activity may be grouped into certain categories

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

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

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

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

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

Non-use of trademark not justified by invalidation proceedings

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • Poland
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  • March 2 2011

Unused trademark rights can be revoked even where invalidation proceedings are ongoing before the Patent Office, according to the Supreme Administrative Court

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