Marta Kawczyńska is a Polish patent and trademark attorney. She is also a qualified European patent attorney and professional representative before the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). She joined POLSERVICE in 2002. Since 2015 she has been a member of the Supervisory Board of POLSERVICE.
She specializes in protection and enforcement of biotech, life science and pharma inventions, including drafting and prosecution of patent applications and supplementary protection certificate applications for medicinal products and plant protection products. She is also experienced in patent ligation matters. She represents clients before different Polish and international authorities, including the Polish Patent Office, European Patent Office, WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization), and administrative courts. She advises both global companies from pharma and biotech industries, and domestic clients, including universities, start-ups and SMEs.
Since 2015 Marta Kawczyńska has been a member of the Board of the Polish National Group of the Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and currently serves as a vice president of the Group. Further to that since 2017 Marta Kawczyńska has been a Council member of the European Patent Institute (epi) and additionally a member of the epi’s Committee on Biotechnological inventions. She is also a member of the Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property (Union-IP). In years 2009-2017 she was a member of the Mazovian Regional Council of the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys. Marta Kawczynska has participated as a speaker at various events held by Polish universities and authored several publications on IP matters.
Marta Kawczyńska graduated from the Intercollegiate Faculty of the Medical University of Gdańsk and the University of Gdańsk. She specialized in molecular medicine and genetics. She conducted research on molecular background of different cancers and development of molecular diagnostic and prognostics tests for some viral and cancer diseases.
She completed postgraduate studies in Industrial Property Law at the University of Warsaw, as well as a course on European Patent Law organized by Centre d'Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI) of the University of Strasbourg. She also took part in different internships at the European Patent Office in Munich, including internship at the Technical Boards of Appeal of the EPO.
Last updated 26th March 2020