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Tomasz Targosz, Ph.D.

Partner,

Cracow
tomasz.targosz@traple.pl

Tomasz Targosz specializes in intellectual property cases, in particular in disputes concerning copyright and related rights as well as patent law, and, furthermore, in unfair competition, antitrust, and consumer protection cases. He has represented Clients in precedential disputes concerning the protection of pharmaceutical patents and copyright protection on the Internet, as well as in proceedings before the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, and in litigation related to appeals against the body’s decisions, in cases involving the abuse of a dominant position, competition-restricting agreements, and practices infringing collective consumer interests.

He is the author and co-author of scientific publications on civil and commercial law, copyright law and new technologies law, including Internet law, advertising and promotion law, media and personality rights, Handbuch des Persönlichkeitsrechts, the monograph Abuse of Legal Personality, monograph Copyright Transfer Agreements, a Commentary on the Act on Copyright and Related Rights, and many articles in legal journals. He has been a speaker at conferences and training courses in Poland and elsewhere. He has had individual recommendations in Chambers Europe 2020, The Legal 500, Europe, Middle East & Africa 2020, and IP Stars 2020/21.

Tomasz Targosz is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and is  an assistant professor in the Chair of Intellectual Property Law at that university. He is also a graduate of the School of American Law at the Jagiellonian University and the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington. In 2004-2006, he was a member of the Graduate College of the universities of Krakow, Heidelberg and Mainz, and a visiting fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law in Munich.

He is fluent in English and German.

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