Training course: Agreements for the Use of Software in a Computing Cloud

26 Apr 2021
Xawery Konarski
Agnieszka Wachowska

The objective of the event is to comprehensively present the legal issues of computing cloud projects. The speakers will present the current body of judicial decisions issued by Polish and foreign courts and the Court of Justice of the European Union, cloud-relevant legal regulations, as well as the standpoints of regulatory bodies. During the event, the following questions will be explored in detail:

  • What is the effect of regulations resulting from the GDPR on the possibility of using cloud solutions?
  • Do cybersecurity regulations create a barrier for the use of cloud solutions?
  • Are public entities to any extent limited in the use of cloud solutions?
  • What are the aspects worth verifying before concluding an agreement regarding the use of software in the cloud computing model SaaS?
  • Is it possible to negotiate agreements regarding the use of cloud solutions, and if so, what is worth negotiating?
  • What are the main legal risks resulting from the standard provisions of the terms & conditions for providing cloud services?
  • What should an agreement regarding the use of software in a computing cloud include?

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GC Summit Poland 2022

26 Oct 2022 - 29 Nov 2022
Anna Sokołowska-Ławniczak, PhD
Beata Matusiewicz-Kulig
Xawery Konarski

We are looking forward to seeing you on October 26 The Legal 500  GC Summit: Poland. Anna Sokołowska-Ławniczak will give a lecture entitled “With the rise of technology, is it now harder to protect your brand?”. During the meeting our Law Firm will also be represented by Xawery Konarski and Beata Matusiewicz-Kulig.

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IR Global Annual Conference

22 Oct 2022 - 25 Oct 2022
Xawery Konarski
Agnieszka Wachowska
Prof. UEK Jan Byrski, PhD, Habil.

TKP are delighted to attend the 2022 IR Global annual conference on October 22-25, 2022 in Barcelona. During the meeting our Law Firm will be represented by Xawery Konarski, Agnieszka Wachowska, prof. UEK Jan Byrski, PhD hab.

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2022 European Conference & 50th Anniversary Celebration

19 Oct 2022 - 21 Oct 2022
Agnieszka Wachowska
Xawery Konarski

We are looking forward to seeing you on October 19-21 at ITechLaw 2022 European Conference in Zurich. Xawery Konarski will be the moderator of roundtable discussions about Web 3.0. Agnieszka Wachowska is going to take part in the Cybersecurity Insurance Session with the presentation: “Challenges to overcome and legal risks to address when outsourcing cyber security services”. This panel will discuss hot topics around cyber security insurance coverage and outsourcing cyber security services to third parties.

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The current legal framework for fintech and what changes envisaged in the near future will mean for financial institutions – these are the topics of tomorrow’s Legal FinTech 2022 conference Legal challenges in the financial innovation sector.

The event will consist of five panels of experts discussing:

  • Unregulated versus regulated payment services
  • Amendments to law being drafted for the LendTech sector
  • New regulations on cryptoassets, in particular cryptocurrencies
  • KYC procedures in the context of new AML regulations and guidelines, including data protection,
  • Cybersecurity and cloud computing

The conference is being organized by the New Technologies Law Association and C.H. Beck.

It will be held at the Intercontinental and also be streamed live online.

We recommend The latest Legal FinTech legislative trends, in which Jan Byrski PhD, Professor of the Cracow University of Economics, and Piotr Orlowski will discuss the main topics on the agenda.

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On 8 September in Warsaw, the first conference held following enactment of the Digital Services Act (DSA), organized by the Association of Employers of the Internet Industry Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Polska and C.H. Beck, will take place on the Digital Services Act and the Internet regulator in Poland.

Among those speaking at the conference will be representatives of academia, KPRM experts responsible for implementing the DSA, presidents of the largest chambers of commerce representing the internet sector, and lawyers of the major Polish and international internet firms.

The conference agenda was devised by TKP partner Xawery Konarski, who will also be the chair.

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On the agenda:

  • The principle of disclosure under the Public Procurement Law.
  • Business secrets under the Public Procurement Law and Act on Combating Unfair Competition.
  • Specification by a Contracting Authority of requirements concerning observing confidentiality in tender contract documentation or an invitation to tender.
  • Rules on how to effectively identify hard and soft copies of documents and information as confidential.
  • According to case law and facts in specific cases, what kind of information is covered by confidentiality? Examples from practice
  • How to effectively demonstrate and prove that information must be considered confidential, examples from practice.
  • Disclosure of public tender agreements, including a new public central register of agreements from July 2022.

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Intellectual property rights in video games and gaming - protection, infringement, risk

11 Jul 2022
Zbigniew Pinkalski, PhD
Maciej Majewski

The program includes:

  • The type of intellectual property rights that might be infringed in a computer game
    • Areas of infringement of copyright, trademarks, right to image, and other rights in video games, in particular the problem of naming games.
    • Which elements of pre-existing works and the real world can be used without danger of being held liable?
  • Imitation of computer games and classification of such imitation – case study.
    • Can elements of a computer game be patented?
    • What safety measures can be employed against risk?
    • Good practices regarding protecting rights to works of a company’s own employees and contractors, and management board members as well.
    • Good practices during game development.
    • Clearing of intellectual property rights.

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Public tenders for IT supplies and services

22 Jun 2022
Agnieszka Wachowska
Tomasz Krzyżanowski
Piotr Nepelski
Jakub Chlebowski
Karolina Grochecka-Goljan
Małgorzata Kotwica

On the agenda:

  • New recommendations made by the Public Procurement Office for procurement of computer hardware
  • New recommendations made by the Public Procurement Office on public tenders for IT systems – challenges and the progress made today
  • Preliminary market consultations for contracts for IT supplies and services
  • Qualitative criteria for assessment of bids for the IT market
  • A high rate of inflation and the Ukraine war as cause for amending an agreement for a public tender for IT supplies and services
  • Stipulating and enforcing contractual penalties under IT agreements

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II Intellectual Property Law Congress

09 Jun 2022
Anna Sokołowska-Ławniczak, PhD

On the agenda:

  • When does conduct of a party in breach of intellectual property rights affect the value of pecuniary claims?
  • A lawsuit for determination in intellectual property cases
  • Processing of non-personal data: whom do non-personal data belong to and what actions can be performed on non-personal data?”
  • Today’s challenges regarding protection of renowned brands – proving renown – Anna Sokołowska-Ławniczak
  • NFT – what is that exactly? How use of Non-Fungible Tokens can be regulated in practice
  • European patent with unitary effect – a Polish operator’s perspective

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Forum IAB 2022

06 Jun 2022 - 08 Jun 2022
Agnieszka Karcz

For many years, the IAB Forum has been Poland’s most inspirational conference on marketing, and has always proven effective in setting out best practices. A huge amount of information and knowledge on digital marketing in Poland awaits the attendees.

On 8 June 2022,  Agnieszka Karcz will give a lecture entitled “Transparency is a must for a marketing influencer – the legal practitioner’s perspective”.

This year, the IAB Forum 2022 will be held as a hybrid event – taking place face-to-face in Warsaw and accessible online from anywhere in the world.

The Forum is being organized by the Association of Employers of the Internet Industry Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Polska.

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Digital Dragons 2022 offline

15 May 2022 - 16 May 2022
Zbigniew Pinkalski, PhD

We are looking forward to seeing you on May 16-17 at Digital Dragons 2022. Zbigniew Pinkalski, PhD will talk about Trade secrets–overlooked instrument protecting gamedev ideas.

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