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Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Dorota Rzazewska
Head of Patent Department: Piotr Godlewski
Head of Litigation Department: Tomasz Grucelski
Head of Trademark & Design Department: Magdalena Makismowska
Head of JWP Wroclaw Office: Joanna Janoszek
Head of JWP Cracow Office: Alicja Kicinska-Fujawa
Head of JWP Gdansk Office: Iwona Plodzich-Hennig

Quick facts:

Established: 1992
Number of Partners: 7
Number of IP Practitioners: 41
Languages: Polish, English

JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys is one of the top IP law specialists providing comprehensive and business-focused assistance in Poland and the European Union. For nearly 30 years we have been helping local and international businesses to protect and maximise their IP assets.

JWP is internationally recognised for its expertise in patents, trademarks, designs and copyrights. 

We offer companies a full range of IP protection services, including IP searches, filing and prosecution services, portfolio management, renewal and recordal services, due dilligence, commercia transactions and strategic advice. 

Our well-established and highly regarded litigation practice deals with contentious cases in administrative proceedings, civil and criminal proceedings relating to IP infringement, unfair competition and counterfeiting, mediation and ADR proceedings. The team advises also on the transactions such as acquisition and licensing of IP rights and IP focused agreements.

With the team of 100 patent and trademark attorneys, attorneys-at-law and IP property experts and the annual number of over 5000 IP cases JWP is regarded one of the largest IP law firm in Poland. 

Our team combines knowledge and experience with professional qualifications, which allows us to successfully conduct cases before competent courts and patent offices in Poland and Europe. 

We provide strategic advice in IP management and the team is experienced at handling substantial global portfolios for clients. 

JWP covers a broad range of technical disciplines, with specialist teams in chemistry, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, nanotechnology and materials, mechanical engineering, telecommunication and information communications technology, electronics and optoelectronics. 

The firm works for several thousands of domestic and international clients across diverse sectors and technology areas, ranging from startups, through to some of the largest corporations and academic institutions. 

Our legal expertise, industry and business management knowledge allow us to deliver the best IP protection and management strategy and solutions that meet clients business objectives and protect their assets. We aim to provide clients with proactive, pragmatic and commercially-focused IP advice.

We run offices in Warsaw (HQ), Wroclaw, Cracow and Gdansk.


Network Memberships: INTA, ECTA, AIPPI, Union-IP, Marques, Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys, Coalition for Polish Innovations, Polish Confederation Lewiatan


Last updated 22nd October 2020

Practice Areas: Copyright & related rights, Designs, Intellectual property (contentious), Intellectual property (prosecution), IP transactions, Life sciences IP, Patent, Patent contentious, Patent prosecution, Trade mark, Trade mark contentious, Trade mark prosecution, ITC litigation


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