Arkadiusz Baran



Arkadiusz’s practice focus is media, internet, new technologies, advertising, and intellectual property law, as well as protection of personality rights.

He advises on digital services and content projects, and advises firms in the artistic industry on protection, legal use, and distribution and licensing of content that is subject to exclusive rights. He advises broadcasters and television operators, video viewing platforms, VOD and OTT platforms, and other electronic media firms. Arkadiusz works on e-commerce and electronic services projects.

He is experienced in working on cross-border projects.

He represents clients in court cases concerning copyright and related rights, and personality rights, where breaches occur online.

At TKP, he is involved in work of the TMT practice and the Media Communication & Entertainment team.

He has authored publications on civil law and new technologies and intellectual property law, and has spoken at numerous academic conferences. He was named winner of the XII competition for the best academic paper on intellectual property, held by the Polish Patent Office.

He studied at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University, and is a member of the Cracow Bar Association.

He advises clients in Polish and English.

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03 Apr 2023

Media Law International 2023

We are pleased to inform you that in this year’s edition of the Media Law International ranking Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners Law Firm was, once again, amongst the recommended law firms and ranked TIER 1.

From the editors:
With distinct emphasis on advertising, media and promotional law, Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners brings together leading industry experts. Speaking about the firm, one client said it “earns a place among Poland’s most highly regarded individuals”. Lawyers frequently advise the Polish government on legal issues involving legislative reform. The practice advises multiple Polish and foreign entities operating in the industry.

Events 1
27 Mar 2023

The Digital Services Act (DSA)

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Blog 3
07 Jun 2023

Forthcoming changes regarding online advertising

The EU Digital Services Act (DSA) came into effect on 16 November, 2022. While some provisions in the DSA have already taken effect, it will apply in full from 17 February, 2024. The DSA has understandably been termed the new Constitution of the Internet. This is certainly one of the most important pieces of legislation concerning broad Internet law to have been enacted in the last twenty years. The DSA revisits a number of issues, including how online advertising is conducted.

09 Mar 2023

Revolution on the broadcasting market in Poland

Politicians in government circles have recently proposed a bill amending the Broadcasting Act, dubbed publicly the  “Lex Pilot”. The reason for this is that the Polish government wishes to decide by itself, and impose without consulting market players, the positioning of certain channels on the EPG in each television operator. Interestingly, the channels given priority would be solely the channels of the public (state) broadcaster  (TVP).

15 Oct 2021

Amendment to the Broadcasting Act to take effect

On 11 August 2021, the Polish parliament passed legislation amending the Broadcasting Act and Cinematography Act. The amendment is not related to the legislative proposal much publicized in recent months commonly known as Lex TVN, but nonetheless it has major implications for firms across the television market in Poland in the broad sense, including firms that have their seat in a different EU Member State. 

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