Prof. in the Institute of Legal Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Paweł Podrecki, PhD, Habil.

Attorney-at-law, Senior Partner,


A legal expert with years of experience in intellectual property law, competition law, new technologies law, and civil law. He is a senior partner and co-founder of the Traple Konarski Podrecki i Wspólnicy law firm. In his capacity as he assists the boards of many large Polish and foreign companies operating in Poland. He represents Clients in litigation and proceedings before the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection. 

Paweł Podrecki is a member of the Competition Law Association and the Industrial Property Law Association, and an arbitrator for the Court of Arbitration for Internet Domains. He has also been an arbitrator at the Copyright Commission and the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw. 

He provides consultations on legislative changes and prepares expert opinions for the Polish Sejm and Senate. He has worked with the Civil Law Codification Commission. 

At the Law Firm, he supervises the work of the Industrial Property Law, the Competition and Consumer Protection Law, the Advertising and Sales Promotion Law, and the Life Sciences Teams. 

Paweł Podrecki combines the practice of law with academic work. He gives lectures and seminars on civil law, industrial property law, competition law, and unfair competition law at the Jagiellonian University. He is also a postgraduate lecturer at ITechLaw) the Jagiellonian University and the Polish Academy of Sciences, and a lecturer to bar trainees and [trainee] patent attorneys. 

Paweł Podrecki has been repeatedly recommended in Polish and international rankings of lawyers specializing in intellectual property law and competition law (including Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, WTR1000, The Legal 500, Rzeczpospolita). 

Paweł Podrecki is the author of numerous publications on intellectual property law and competition law as well as European law issues. He is the editor of the first, and the largest, IT publication “Prawo Internetu” (The Law of the Internet). His monographs include: “Porozumienia monopolistyczne i ich cywilnoprawne skutki” (Monopolistic Agreements and Their Implications in Civil Law) and Środki ochrony praw własności intelektualnej (Means of protecting intellectual property rights). He is a co-author of many chapters in the Private Law System in the volumes on Competition law and Industrial property law. 

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