Senior Managing Partner: Piotr Kochański
Partner, Head of Intellectual & Industrial Property Law Practice: Karolina Marciniszyn
Counsel: Agnieszka Choromańska-Malicka
Business Development & Marketing Director: Barbara Lenarcik
Number of Partners: 3
Number of IP Practitioners: 5
Languages: Polish, English, German, French, Japanese, Spanish, Russian
Kochański & Partners' Intellectual Property Practice is one of the foremost experienced practices on the Polish market and includes three independently recognized leaders by numerous rankings, i.e. Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe and Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars.
Our team has longstanding experience in the defense of trademarks and patents before courts and other authorities. We are experienced litigators who bring a multifaceted and strategic approach to the dispute, together with a thorough understanding of business.
Our team has won several significant trademark infringement cases before various civil courts for companies from the pharmaceutical, media and FMCG sectors. Our IP team handles also the full spectrum of patent and trade mark filings as well as designs. We have an impressive track record of favorably resolving litigations for our clients, whether by obtaining preliminary injunction, positioning a case for settlement or taking the case to court. In addition, IP team has successfully achieved several positive decisions in advertising litigations (false advertising) and cancellation actions before Polish Patent Office.
We have an outstanding reputation in the field of domain names and UDRPs (negotiations, recovery, domain name litigation). Recently we have managed to recover several domain names for clients in many industries such IT, medicine and others.
Unlike other Polish IP firms, our team is involved in numerous M&A transactions covering IP rights and copyrights.
Network Memberships: INTA, PTMG, PIIT, Polish Confederation Lewiatan, IGTL, BPCC, CCIFP, AHK Poland, PPCC, Polish-Spanish Chamber of Commerce, Polish-Italian Chamber of Commerce, Union of Employers Shokokai, Polski Związek Pracodawców Prawniczych, Competition Law Association
Last updated 25th August 2020
Practice Areas: Trade mark, Trade mark contentious, Trade mark prosecution, Copyright & related rights, Designs, Intellectual property (contentious), Intellectual property (prosecution), Patent prosecution, Patent contentious, Patent, Life sciences IP, IP transactions
Sector Expertise: Automotive, Aerospace, Advertising, Chemical, Computer technology & services, Construction & materials, E-commerce, Fashion & luxury goods, Financial services, FMCG, Food & beverage, Life sciences, Manufacturing, Media, Mining, Oil & gas, Pharmaceutical, Real estate, Renewable energy, Transport, Gaming, Hospitality & leisure, ICT & software, Industrials, Retail, Telecommunication, Electronics, Professional services, Biotechnology, Internet, Sports