Bartosz Krakowiak

Polish Patent and Trademark Attorney. European Patent Attorney. Professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

Deputy Manager of Trademark Department since 2006. Additionally, coordinates the work of the firm’s Legal Team.

Specializes in trademark and design registration, maintenance, licensing and protection, as well as in unfair competition matters, including litigation and anticounterfeiting actions. Represents clients, inter alia, before the Polish Patent Office, EUIPO, and administrative, civil and arbitration courts. Collaborates with customs, prosecution and enforcement authorities.

Active member of various professional IP organizations, currently serving as: President of the Polish National Group of the Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and member of the AIPPI Standing Committee - Trademarks; Chair of the Europe and Central Asia Subcommittee of the Legislation & Regulation Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA); Vice-President of the Disciplinary Court of Appeal of the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys (PIRP) and Vice-Chair of the Legislation Committee of PIRP. In 2014-2015 served as Chair of the INTA Anticounterfeiting Committee (previously as Chair of its EU Subcommittee).

Frequent speaker and moderator at conferences and seminars in Poland and worldwide, and lecturer to trainee patent and trademark attorneys. Author of several trademark law related publications.

Repeatedly recognized in prestigious professional rankings (WTR 1000, MIP IP STARS, WIPR Leaders). In 2016 honored with the INTA Volunteer Service Award for the Advancement of Trademark Law and in 2018 with the ILO Client Choice Award in the category Intellectual Property - Trademarks.

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw (summa cum laude). Completed Postgraduate Studies on Intellectual Property Law at the University of Warsaw, Postgraduate Studies on Industrial Property Law at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and the Special Module on Community Trademarks (Magister Lvcentinvs) at the University of Alicante, Spain.

Joined POLSERVICE in 2002.


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