Managing Director, Head of Trademark and Industrial Design Department: Izabella Dudek-Urbanowicz
Deputy Head of Trademark and Industrial Design Department: Aleksandra Kryśka
Head of Patents Department: Magdalena Tagowska
Deputy Head of Patents Department: Dariusz Świerczyński
Languages: Polish, English, German, French
Number of Partners: 6
Number of IP Practitioners: 40
Network Memberships: INTA, ECTA, AIPPI, PTMG, MARQUES, FICPI
Patpol is one of a leading IP law firms in Poland. It was founded in 1966 and is one of two Polish intellectual property firms with such a long history and tradition. Over the past 55 years it has built a national and international reputation based on knowledge, professionalism and experience. It is perceived as a leading IP firm for the comprehensive protection of inventions, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks and copyrights.
Patent Team - one stop shop for inventors
Patpol’s patent department’s team members have specialized expertise and experience to advise their clients on sophisticated strategies for the protection of their inventions. The team of 38 members including 16 European or Polish patent attorneys advise clients in various areas of expertise including: IT/Telecom, electronics, mechanics, chemistry, pharmacy, medicine, biology.
Industry sector strengths
Patpol’s patent attorneys are qualified practitioners with scientific expertise within particular industry sectors, i.e. IT, telecommunication, electronics, mechanics, chemistry, pharmacy, medicine, biology. The team provides patent services for educational institutions, research bodies, blue chip companies, Fortune 500 businesses as well as local and international companies who actively undergo research and development projects or introduce new inventions worldwide.
Trade mark and design team – strategic advise for brand owners in Poland and Europe
This long experience of Patpol come together with the wealth of experience of its Trade Mark and Design department which represented clients in registering over 20 300 trade mark and industrial designs throughout the history of the team.
This team consists of experienced and qualified Polish and European trade mark attorneys with wealth of experience in providing trade mark and design prosecution services as well as, IP due diligence, Freedom-to-operate, IP portfolio management, IP strategy, IP audits, IP transactions, oppositions, cancellations and revocations, IP litigation and IP enforcement.
Patpol Legal – specialized in IP litigations, IP infringements and anticounterfeiting proceedings
Patpol Legal is a leading law firm on the Polish market specializing in intellectual property law and offering a range of legal services, including economic, corporate, tax and labour law. The firm was set up in October 2018 and it is already known for its seasoned IP law specialization.
Patpol Legal derives from the structures of Patpol Patent and Trademark Attorneys firm (Patpol Ltd) – a leading Polish IP advisory firm providing services in the area of intellectual property protection, operating continuously since 1966 and perceived as one of the best patent offices in the area of comprehensive protection of inventions, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks and copyrights, both in Poland and abroad. Before October 2018 Patpol Legal’s team created Legal Department of Patpol Ltd.
Last updated 10th October 2020
Practice Areas: Designs, Intellectual property (contentious), Intellectual property (prosecution), Life sciences IP, Patent, Patent contentious, Patent prosecution, Trade mark, Trade mark contentious, Trade mark prosecution, Copyright & related rights
Sector Expertise: Aerospace, Agriculture, Automotive, Biotechnology, Chemical, Computer technology & services, Construction & materials, Defence, E-commerce, Electrical, Electronics, Fashion & luxury goods, FMCG, Food & beverage, Furniture, Gaming, Industrials, Instruments, Internet, Life sciences, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Medical device, Mining, Nanotechnology, Oil & gas, Optics & photonics, Pharmaceutical, Renewable energy, Retail, Sports, Technology hardware, Telecommunication, Tobacco, Universities & research