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
POLSERVICE is one of the biggest IP firms in Poland. The firm has been operating on the market since 1964.
POLSERVICE employs 35 IP professionals (patent and trademark attorneys, attorneys-at-law and advocates), namely 33 patent and trademark attorneys - 2 of them are also attorneys-at-law - and 1 attorney-at-law, 1 advocate. 21 among the patent and trademark attorneys are also qualified as European Patent Attorneys.
The firm provides a variety of services in all fields of IP protection.
POLSERVICE attorneys represent clients before the Polish Patent Office, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the European Patent Office (EPO), as well as civil, administrative and arbitration courts. They also cooperate with Customs and prosecution authorities in anticounterfeiting matters.
POLSERVICE is proud of representing more than 2650 clients from more than 70 countries, being both worldwide corporations and local SMEs.
In each case the firm looks for the best solution to satisfy its clients. An individual and creative approach to all tasks, supported by profound legal and technical knowledge, has earned POLSERVICE the trust of the clients.
The firm has excellent reputation in the marketplace and has been recognised by Managing Intellectual Property as “Polish IP Firm of The Year 2016”.
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
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.