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 Sub-committee of the Legislation & Regulation Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and member of the INTA Programming Advisory Council; member of the Regional Council of the Mazovian Region and of the Legislation Committee of the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys (PIRP). In 2005-2009 served as Vice-President of the Disciplinary Court of Appeal of PIRP and in 2014-2015 as Chair of the INTA Anticounterfeiting Committee (previously – Chair of its EU Sub-committee).

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.

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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