Patpol is an intellectual property law firm which was established and continuously existed since 1966. It is a leader in the field of intellectual property 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 such as IP Stars (Tier 1 Firm), WTR 1000 and IAM Patent 1000.
The team members include seasoned European and Polish patent attorneys with an in-depth expertise in their industry sectors. The latter ones include life science, mechanics, chemistry, electronics, heavy industry, IT.
Patpol’s patent department’s team members have specialized expertise to advise their clients on sophisticated strategies for the protection of their inventions as well as maintenance and defense of patents before the Polish Patent Office, European Patent Office (EPO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). With the assistance of our extensive network of international professional associates, they can also provide the full range of services for our clients’ patents worldwide.
Our trademark and design experts ensure that their trademarks or designs portfolio brings measurable benefits to the company through appropriate protection of intellectual property rights. We specialize in expert advice for entrepreneurs in Poland and around the world on matters such as:
Audit of intellectual property portfolio
Selection of an appropriate strategy for the protection of trademarks and industrial designs;
Representation of trademark and industrial design owners in registration and litigation proceedings before the Patent Office (objections, cancellations, revocation) and administrative courts.
By using our services, clients receive the support of European and Polish trademark and design attorneys with vast experience in representing clients before Polish (UPRP), European (EUIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
We know current trends in the protection of trademarks and industrial designs, thanks to which we provide our clients with current and proven knowledge enabling them to make the right business decisions.
Sulima, Grabowska, Sierzputowska, Patent and Trademark Attorneys was founded in 1995 and during 26 years of steady growth has become one of the best offices in Poland with a big team of IP practitioners.
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 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
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 also 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.
In litigation cases we are aided by attorneys-at-law and excellent Polish experts ready to provide legal or technical expertise.
Our patent team members - Małgorzata Kaczmarczyk and GrażynaWójcik have written a chapter on formal requirements and practice in Poland to the second edition of “European SPCs Unravelled: A Practitioner’s Guide to Supplementary Protection Certificates in Europe” which will be published by Wolters Kluwer.
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”.