Sulima, Grabowska, Sierzputowska, Patent and Trademark Attorneys was founded in 1995 and over 24 years of steady growth has become one of the best offices in Poland with a big team of IP practitioners.
It is worth mentioning that in Poland registered IP practitioners are called “patent attorneys” while, due to the scope of their professional training, they are entitled to handle all the IP matters, not only patents.
Our team offers a whole spectrum of IP services before the Polish Patent Office and Polish administrative and civil courts, as well as before the EPO, the EUIPO and the WIPO.
We hold a leading position in filing validations of EP patents in Poland. Our co-operation with a huge group of translators personally trained by us and our unique two-step verification system of technical translations leads to excellent quality of translated texts provided by our office.
We are also famous for the quality of our prosecution work and efficiency in obtaining exclusive rights for our clients.
We have vast practice in handling of SPCs.
We are highly effective in handling litigation cases in opposition, appeal, invalidation, infringement and declaratory proceedings. We strongly believe in alternative dispute resolutions, and thus we offer deep professional analysis of technical and legal aspects of potential disputes aimed at settling them outside of the courtrooms.
We successfully handle cases connected with customs matters and with protection and enforcement of domain names.
We help with developing IP protection strategies and managing IP portfolios.
We provide comprehensive advices on formal requirements and on complex procedural and legal issues.
We have capacity, experience and infrastructure allowing to smoothly and quickly attend to our clients’ needs and expectations, including processing high volume filing and/or recordal orders.
Our Patent Department has three divisions: Chemical/Biotech, Mechanical/Electrical and Electronic/IT.
Our patent team consists of 15 registered Polish and European patent attorneys and 15 patent specialists supported by a group of 17 paralegals highly qualified and experienced in patent formalities, transfers of rights and handling annuities.
We are perfectly prepared to handle any types of IP cases in any conceivable field of technique, i.a. in:
Chemical Technology and Engineering
Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry and Technology
Agriculture and Food Technology
Oil and Gas Technology and Engineering
Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Steel and Mining Engineering
Automotive, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Informatics Engineering
Our Trademark and Design Department consists of 5 registered patent attorneys (lawyers) and 2 trademark&design specialists (proficient i.a. in trademark searches) supported by 3 paralegals.
In litigation cases we are aided by attorneys-at-law and excellent Polish experts ready to provide legal or technical expertises.
For over a century Bird & Bird have played a key part in protecting some of the world's most ground-breaking inventions and high profile brands; we're confident we can offer you one of the most ambitious, energetic, dedicated groups of intellectual property professionals you're likely to meet.
We will provide you with a team, rich in real-world experience, comprising experts who have worked at the forefront of pioneering technologies. A substantial number of our lawyers hold qualifications in scientific or technical fields, meaning we are often called upon for our specialist knowledge and insight on large international mandates. We are respected for our creative and original solutions.
We offer both litigation and transactional support in relation to all IP rights, from small innovative projects to the largest, most complex and ground-breaking transactions and disputes.
Our approach has always been centred on client service, collaborating and innovating with our clients to create bespoke solutions that make their lives easier. This includes:- (i) the 'twobirds Pattern' product, a proprietary, in-house patent valuation and analysis tool, that allows us to landscape, analyse, and value patent portfolios in an automated and sophisticated way; and (ii) our innovative and dynamic Brand Protection reporting portal, which uses dynamic charts that give clients an up-to-date overview of their risk profile at any given time.
Talk to us to find out how our tools, experience and our genuine passion for IP can help you devise a strategy that will help to maintain your competitive edge, whilst protecting and optimising your IP in the best way possible.
Internationally Bird & Bird has over 350 IP lawyers, attorneys and legal professionals across our 30 offices, many of whom have known each other and worked together for years, meaning we're all on the same page and offer consistency and quality that runs through all levels of seniority. We are therefore ideally placed to devise and coordinate multi-jurisdictional litigation strategies and (in the future) to represent clients before the Unified Patent Court.
Office Locations: Australia, Belgium, China, Czech Republic & Slovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and United States of America
Patpol – European & Polish Patent and Trademark Attorneys – established and continuously existed since 1966. It is a leader in the field of IP protection in Poland. Currently, it is perceived as one of the best law firms in the field of comprehensive protection of inventions, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks and copyrights. The firm and its employees are regularly recommended in international industry rankings.
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.
Patpol Legal (a part of Patpol group) – specialized in IP litigations, IP infringements and anticounterfeiting proceedings, 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 labor law. The firm was set up in October 2018 and it is already known for its seasoned IP law specialization.
JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys is one of the top IP law specialists providing comprehensive and business oriented assistance. For over 25 years the firm has been helping local and international businesses in protecting and maximising their IP assets.
It is internationally recognised for it's expertise in patents, trademarks, designs and copyrights.
JWP offers companies a full range of IP protection services, including IP searches, filing and prosecution services, IP portfolio management, IP due dilligence, IP transactions and strategic advice.
The company also assists with IP litigation - civil and criminal proceedings relating to IP infringement, unfair competition, and counterfeiting.
The firm’s large team combines both expert knowledge and experience with professional qualifications, which enables to conduct cases before the relevant courts and offices in both Poland and Europe.
JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys is a part of the JWP IP Law Group providing legal, advisory and training assistance on all aspects of IP and corporate law.
The firm runs offices in Warsaw, Gdansk, Krakow and Wroclaw.
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