It’s time for the new IP Insights, a pill of intellectual property law knowledge from Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners specialists.

Kaja Seń continues the theme of the future of brands. From this release you will learn:

  • What is a positional mark?
  • How to present a positional mark application?
  • Can a decoration be a position mark?

We encourage you to read the content, and next week we invite you to a new #IPInsights!

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It’s time for new IP Insights – a weekly intellectual property info dose! In today’s edition, our expert in the field of intellectual property law, Maciej Majewski, continues the topic of unconventional trademarks.
The publication elaborates on the following topics:

  • Motion and sound marks – what are the rules of their registration?
  • Examples of registrable motion and sound marks
  • What trademarks may face registration refusal?

We invite you to read the material! For more news from IP world please check our profile next Thursday.

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We are pleased to announce that Traple Konarski Podrecki and Partners has been again recognized in the international IFLR1000 ranking in categories:

  • Banking: Tier 5
  • M&A: Notable

Congratulations to the awarded teams – FinTech and Corpo!
You can check the full ranking results here.

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It’s time for Thursday’s IP Insights – a weekly intellectual property info dose! Today we’re starting the new series in which our expert shares his knowledge on unconventional trademarks.

From today’s series you will learn:

  • What is the history of trademarks and how have they evolved over the past years?
  • What distinguishes an unconventional trademark from a traditional one?
  • What types of unconventional trademarks can be registered?
  • What are the benefits for a business in choosing an unconventional trademark?

For more news from IP world please check our website next Thursday.

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In the latest issue of The Trademark Lawyer Magazine you can find the article written by Anna Sokołowska-Ławniczak, Ph.D. and Kaja Seń that details the changing protection available for “eco” trademarks resulting from the bid to prevent greenwashing.

From the article, you will learn:

  • what are the planned restrictions on the use of eco-claims,
  • what their potential impact on brands will be,
  • how (eco) trademarks can be modified,
  • when you will not get a registration for your (eco) term at the Patent Office.

You can read the entire article here.

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Need to file an opposition against an application for an (eco) trademark? Need to have a registered (eco) trademark invalidated? Maybe you want to exclude the possibility of an opposition or invalidation? Read on!

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Would you like to register a trademark with ecological elements? Would you like to know how to avoid registration being denied? Do you want to stop others using eco-elements? Read on!

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Does your trademark contain ecological elements, and would you like to know when a trademark can be ‘eco’ in Poland? Read on to find out about forthcoming changes to the law!

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IP Stars 2023

31 Jul 2023

We are happy to announce that TKP was one of the law firms recognized in the IP STARS (Managing IP) ranking.

We received honorable mention in 4 categories:

  • Patent disputes (Tier 2)
  • Trade mark disputes (Tier 2)
  • Trade mark prosecution (Tier 3)
  • Copyright & related laws (Tier 3)

In moreover, we are pleased to announce that individual recommendations were given to TKP experts:

  • Prof. INP PAN Dr. Paweł Podrecki (Trade mark Star 2023),
  • Tomasz Targosz (Trade mark Star 2023, Copyright Star 2023).

We would like to thank our customers for their trust. We would like to encourage you to read the full ranking on the organizer’s website.

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We are pleased to announce that Traple Konarski Podrecki i Wspólnicy has become a sponsor of The Legal 500 GC Summit Poland.

The conference brings together the best lawyers from Poland’s largest firms and leading practitioners. It provides a forum to discuss the dynamically changing roles, issues and opportunities facing the legal community. This year’s edition of GC Summit Poland 2023 will take place on the 26th of October.

We encourage you to register for the event. For more information and to sign up, please visit the organiser’s website.

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We are pleased to announce that the Intellectual Property Law team was once again distinguished in the prestigious ranking of the best law firms IAM Patent 1000.
The TKP law firm received a silver award in the Litigation and Transactions category.
Individual silver recommendations in the field of Litigation went to:

  • Anna Sokolowska-Ławniczak, PhD
  • Tomasz Targosz, PhD

We would like to thank our clients for their trust and congratulate all participants of the ranking!

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We are happy to announce that the TKP intellectual property team has joined MARQUES, an organization of brand owners and trademark protection experts. The organization aims to educate and promote the professional development of brand owners in the selection, management, protection, and exploitation of their trade marks in international trade.

TKP lawyers involved in the Marques international forum are:

  • Anna Sokołowska-Ławniczak, PhD, in the Anti-Counterfeiting & Parallel Trade Team
  • Justyna Sitnikow, LL.M. in the European Trade Mark and Practice Team, and
  • Maciej Majewski in Cyberspace Team.

The next two-year term will begin in September 2023. Congratulations and we wish you every success in your work!

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