New Public procurement law – first impressions Reports The Public Procurement Law currently in force has been amended dozens of times. Several of these amendments were very extensive and of crucial importance, as they were the means to implement EU directives into the Polish legal order. Most of the ad hoc changes to the law adjusted the law to the needs of the […] New Public procurement law – first impressions Search of business premises and seizure of items Reports Nearly 40 questions and answers about searches of business premises. When can a search be conducted? Who decides on a search? What to look for in the documents authorising the search? Can you refuse to allow law enforcement to enter the premises? Do you have to turn over your computer password? Can you make a […] Search of business premises and seizure of items Legal update. Changes in law in Poland affecting the business environment – December 2018 Reports The latest edition of our publication regarding changes in law in Poland affecting the business environment is now out! It offers a summary of changes across many areas of law, and is particularly valuable for identifying the targets of current and planned changes and outlining the potential consequences.   We encourage you to read it. Legal update. Changes in law in Poland affecting the business environment – December 2018 Legal update. Changes in law in Poland affecting the business environment Reports The latest edition of our publication regarding changes in law in Poland affecting the business environment is now out! This time under a slightly changed title: “Legal update. Changes in law in Poland affecting the business environment”. It offers a summary of changes across twenty areas of law, and is particularly valuable for identifying the targets of […] Legal update. Changes in law in Poland affecting the business environment Intellectual property protection on the alcoholic beverages market Reports Can an advertiser run afoul of the alcohol advertising rules by advertising simple fruit juice? How can producers demonstrate the renown of a trademark for spirits? Is it permissible to allude to geography when the product has little in common with the region? What rules govern the permissible use of famous names for products? Can the […] Intellectual property protection on the alcoholic beverages market Pending or announced changes in Polish law affecting the market—selected issues Reports The latest edition of our publication “Pending or announced changes in Polish law affecting the market—selected issues” is now out! It offers a summary of changes across twenty areas of law, and is particularly valuable for identifying the targets of current and planned changes and outlining the potential consequences. Although the publication is legal in nature, […] Pending or announced changes in Polish law affecting the market—selected issues Report: ASPIRE Legal Committee Annual Report 2017 Reports The annual report of the ASPIRE Legal Committee is devoted to key legal aspects for the growth of the technology and business services sector in Poland. It includes articles examining issues of labour law, tax, data protection, and state aid. In the report, Katarzyna Żukowska, Dr Szymon Kubiak and Jarosław Karlikowski write about current challenges […] Report: ASPIRE Legal Committee Annual Report 2017 Selective distribution and online sales: Where are we heading? Reports The Competition Law Practice, which is a member of the Antitrust Alliance, took part in preparing that organisation’s report on the most important issues within online sales and selective distribution in Europe and the associated national differences between Member States. Selective distribution and online sales: Where are we heading? Intellectual property protection on the cosmetics and perfumes market Reports Our new publication is devoted entirely to the cosmetics and perfumes industry, as well as issues of intellectual property protection and processes specific to the industry. We also write about whether scent can be protected, whether distributors can be prohibited from selling luxury goods online, and the issues disputed between entities from the industry. Intellectual property protection on the cosmetics and perfumes market Review of Crowdfunding Regulation Reports The firm’s lawyers Krzysztof Wojdyło, Marcin Pietkiewicz, Marcin Pietkiewicz, Rafał Kuchta, Jacek Czarnecki and Aleksandra Lisicka prepared information on the prospects of crowdfunding platforms in Poland and existing regulation of crowdfunding. This is the third edition of the review published by the European Crowdfunding Network. Review of Crowdfunding Regulation