Lena Marcinoska

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Management of intellectual property in enterprises and startups—structuring, contracts and infringement

Lena Marcinoska

Lena Marcinoska handles intellectual property law, unfair competition, and Internet law. She represents clients primarily in litigation and domain name disputes. She participates in administrative proceedings, as well as negotiation and drafting of settlements and various types of contracts. She also advises startups.

She joined Wardyński & Partners in 2012.

Faculty of Law and Administration, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw (2011)

Postgraduate studies in the law of modern technologies, Polish Academy of Sciences (2013)

Warsaw Bar Chamber

The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Intellectual property

„Don’t delay pursuing IP claims” (co-author), 2018 Yearbook

Startup handbook: What startups need to know about the law (co-author), Startup Poland Foundation, 2015

Military drone systems (co-author), Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar, 2015

“IP protection policy: Don’t wait for infringement to start gathering evidence” (co-author), 2014 Yearbook

Legal aspects of media activity Reports The report is devoted to legal issues related to the functioning of the media—both traditional and tech-based. We discuss some of the most important practical issues of media activity and challenges for editors, publishers, broadcasters and journalists. We write about the bounds of permissible criticism, cooperation with influencers, protection of catchphrases from films, issues connected […] Legal aspects of media activity Changes in trademark regulations Reports Amendments to the Industrial Property Law entered into force on 16 March 2019. Although they are not revolutionary, they will clearly exert a great practical impact. The changes are primarily designed to achieve consistency between the Polish and EU systems for trademark protection. For example, the definition of a trademark has been revised by eliminating the […] Changes in trademark regulations Rzeczpospolita report Making sense of blockchain, tokens and cryptocurrencies The report by Rzeczpospolita daily Making sense of blockchain, tokens and cryptocurrencies (Blockchain, tokeny, kryptowaluty – jak to ugryźć) was prepared entirely by our lawyers. The Polish publication contains a set of eleven articles on such issues as legal problems with regulating blockchain technology, tax aspects of cryptocurrencies, and doubts connected with the General Data […] Rzeczpospolita report Making sense of blockchain, tokens and cryptocurrencies 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 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 Crowdfunding – report summary Reports This is an abbreviated version of a report on the legal and tax aspects of crowdfunding drafted by Wardyński & Partners in September 2014. We attempt in our report to submit the phenomenon of crowdfunding to a legal and tax analysis from the point of view of all stakeholders: funders, beneficiaries (project designers), and crowdfunding […] Crowdfunding – report summary