Monika A. Górska


Trademarks, copyright and combating unfair competition

Monika A. Górska

Dr Monika A. Górska advises clients on matters involving trademark, copyright, and unfair competition. She also advises in processes concerning commercialisation of knowledge. She works for Polish and foreign clients operating in various sectors of the economy, such as pharmaceuticals, new technologies and IT.

She joined Wardyński & Partners in 2015.

Doctorate, Faculty of Law and Administration, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań (2012)

Master’s in European Law, College of Europe, Bruges (2005)

Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics, University of Wrocław (2004)

She held a one-year fellowship at Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg (2002–2003) and completed a two-year course of study in English and European law at the University of Wrocław.

Previously worked with the well-known Poznań law firms Dr Ziemski & Partners and Sójka Maciak Mataczyński

Poznań Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law

PTMG – Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group

“Appearances intended to mislead” (co-author), 2017 Yearbook

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