Experience

Recent experience

  • Drafting of the agreement for clinical trials for the first artificial heart designed for implantation, support in negotiations with the research centre and investigator, advice on authorisation for the trial, insurance and civil liability
  • Advice on the optimal model for conducting trials of a biotech implant, its customs classification for purposes of importation from the US to Poland, and launching it on the market
  • Opinion on the possibility of use by a medical university of a magnetic resonance scanner developed using the 7T technology prior to obtaining certification of the product and issuance of a CE mark
  • Representation in cases involving legal protection for neurological medicines with a new active substance
  • Advice on strategy for defence of the data exclusivity period for a medicine used in oncology
  • Representation of a leading producer of genetically modified foods entering the Polish market, in a dispute  concerning the possibility of selling GMOs in Poland
  • Legal assistance in introduction of American probiotic products onto the Polish market
  • Legal support for the process of introduction onto the market of vitamin-enriched fruit juice concentrates
  • Advice on optimisation of the ingredients and product statements for a line of probiotic herbal teas.

 

Contact:

Ewa Butkiewicz, ewa.butkiewicz@wardynski.com.pl

Joanna Krakowiak, joanna.krakowiak@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: (+48) 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00

Recent experience

  • Advising a supplier of a leading satellite operator in connection with a tender for satellite transmission of TV and radio programmes
  • Advising a TV station in connection with adoption of the format for TV programming
  • Advising a TV station on retransmission of TV programmes
  • Implementation of tax-efficient operational structures for a TV company.

 

Contact:

Anna Pompe, anna.pompe@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00

Recent experience

  • Analysis of a ministerial draft amendment to the Public Fundraising Act
  • Tax advice for a new crowdfunding portal
  • Advice for international platforms for online claims trading
  • Advice for an international factoring platform based on crowdfunding.

 

Contact:

Joanna Prokurat, joanna.prokurat@wardynski.com.pl

Krzysztof Wojdyło, krzysztof.wojdylo@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: (+48) 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00

Recent experience

  • Representing an international bank in investigations concerning a “phishing” cyber attack on the bank’s IT system
  • Advice for an international group in connection with a competitor’s gaining unlawful access to trade secrets from the client’s servers
  • Advice for a corporate client on assertion of corruption charges against its employees, conducting an internal investigation and securing and analysing electronic evidence in cooperation with experts in IT forensics
  • Legal assistance for injured parties in incidents of online stalking (cooperation with IT forensics experts and detectives).

 

Contact:

Łukasz Lasek, lukasz.lasek@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: (+48) 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00

Recent experience

  • Advice for an international cosmetics company on launch of an online shop for the Polish market, including advice on all legally essential aspects of the project (consumer rights, presentation of products and prices, conditions for marketing and promotional activity, and tax efficiency), and review and adaptation of the general terms of sale, terms of use of the website, privacy policy, and communications with consumers
  • Advice on a project for launching a service in Poland providing streaming access to music files
  • Advice for international financial institutions on promotional campaigns and provision of services through electronic means
  • Review of legal compliance of services provided through electronic means in numerous due diligence projects
  • Advice for an international FMCG group on its cookies policy
  • Implementation of a tax-efficient model for distribution of electronic publications.

 

Contact:

Krzysztof Wojdyło, krzysztof.wojdylo@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: (+48) 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00

Recent experience

  • Advice on tax-efficient raising of financing through a public issue of shares by a producer of software, including computer games
  • Development and implementation of the optimal scenario for using technology tax incentives, for a client from the telecommunications services sector
  • Advice on investment incentives and subsidies for investment in industrial technology
  • Development and implementation of a structure enabling cost-free increase of the net pay of staff, for a client from the automotive and engineering sector.

 

Contact:

Joanna Prokurat, joanna.prokurat@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: (+48) 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00

Recent experience

  • Advice on launching of operations involving online pari-mutuel betting, including advice concerning the non-compliance of Polish regulations with EU law
  • Advice on structuring of offers in terms of classification as products other than games or pari-mutuel betting requiring a licence, for a telecommunications company
  • Tax advice for a gaming casino aimed at optimisation of tax obligations
  • Legal advice for a government agency on virtual prediction markets
  • Advice on data protection and payment solutions used in an online gaming platform operated by an international media group.

 

Contact:

Joanna Prokurat, joanna.prokurat@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: (+48) 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00

Recent experience

  • Advising a software manufacturer on outsourcing agreements concerning software for a leading Polish bank
  • Regulatory advice for a multinational internet group in connection with a service for taking and selling aerial photographs
  • Regulatory advice for an aircraft manufacturer in connection with the ACARS air and ground communication system
  • Advising a multinational food producer on a software agreement
  • Advising a multinational high-tech firm on a software agreement.

 

Contact:

Anna Pompe, anna.pompe@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00

Recent experience

  • Ongoing advice for an international payment organisation, including legal aspects of online and mobile payment technologies, legal aspects of loyalty programmes, data protection, B2B and C2C payment solutions, and protection of competition
  • Advice for an international provider of payment processing services concerning cross-border services in Poland
  • Advice on legal structures for a project for digitisation of cash transactions
  • Advice for an international bank on cross-border payments in real time
  • Advice for an international IT firm on legal aspects of virtual currencies used in online game platforms
  • Advice for an international retail chain on payment solutions used in its e-commerce platform
  • Advice for an independent provider of payment services involving payment instruments based on electronic money combined with loyalty programmes.

 

Contact:
Ewa Butkiewicz, ewa.butkiewicz@wardynski.com.pl
Krzysztof Wojdyło, krzysztof.wojdylo@wardynski.com.pl
Tel.: (+48) 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00

Recent experience

  • Legal advice for new development projects in the power industry and alternative energy sources, including issues related to renewable energy sources and biofuels
  • Legal advice on support mechanisms for renewable energy sources in Poland
  • Development of projects concerning concession operations—legal analysis of agreements for connection, supply, transmission, distribution and sale, obtaining permits and concessions, analysis of agreements on preparation and construction of projects, as well as agreements on leasing and supply of equipment, operation, maintenance and conservation
  • Legal advice and training on energy efficiency certificates (white certificates)
  • Legal advice on trading in certificates of origin (red, yellow and purple) by high-efficiency cogeneration installations, and legal analysis on submission of certificates of origin for redemption
  • Legal advice on photovoltaic operations in Poland in the context of the newly drafted renewable energy regulations, and consultations for enterprises seeking to introduce innovation solutions for use of solar energy
  • Legal advisory services on construction and expansion of wind farms in Poland
  • Consultations for enterprises seeking sources of financing for innovative new solutions supporting the growth of the renewable energy sector in Poland
  • Advisory services for projects involving exploration and mining of shale gas
  • Drafting cooperation agreements between enterprises building fixed and freestanding energy infrastructure (photovoltaic sources) for transport purposes
  • Development and negotiation of contracts between energy enterprises
  • Assistance in obtaining administrative decisions necessary to establish and conduct concession operations.

 

Contact:

Radosław Wasiak, radoslaw.wasiak@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: (+48) 22 437 82 00

Recent experience

  • Advising a government agency managing funds from the Polish state budget and the European Union earmarked for supporting SMEs in preparing for implementation of PPP projects, with additional support at the implementation phase
  • Comprehensive advice for a consortium of Polish and foreign companies in several procedures for selection of a private partner to construct a passive and active broadband network, as well as procedures for selection of the operator of the broadband network—drafting and negotiating the consortium agreement, analysis of tender documentation, representation in negotiations and rounds of competitive dialogue with the public entity, legal representation in appeal and complaint proceedings concerning the framing of the conditions for participation and for selection of the most beneficial offer, and advice at the stage of preparations for conclusion of the agreement with the public entity (performance bond and issues concerning representation of the entity in the context of changes in ownership)
  • Drafting of a feasibility study and analysis of the legal possibilities and legal models for carrying out a project
  • Preparing and advising on conduct of a procedure for selection of a private partner.

 

Contact:

Anna Prigan, anna.prigan@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: (+48) 71 348 86 00

Recent experience

  • Advice for an international capital group on the rules and conditions for transfer of personal data of employees between companies in the group, including to third countries, for the purpose of launch of a centralised HR management system in the group
  • Advice for a payment organisation in connection with processing of personal data for the purposes of loyalty programmes and targeted marketing
  • Advice for an international capital group on processing of personal data of customers, suppliers of goods and services, and employees in connection with outsourcing of financial services (including to third countries)
  • Advice for a financial institution on the conditions for transfer of personal data to third countries
  • Advice for a financial institution on protection of personal data in connection with the use of visual monitoring
  • Advice for a financial institution on the permissible scope for collection of personal data from employees and job candidates
  • Advice for a telecommunications company on the conditions for processing of personal data collected through medical devices used for telemedicine
  • Advice on protection of personal data for providers of electronic services—amending privacy policies to comply with legal requirements
  • Advice for an international FMCG group on protection of personal data, including analysis of the group’s privacy policy and recommendations for staff training
  • Advice for a payment services provider in connection with publication of false information on online forums.

 

Contact:

Szymon Kubiak, szymon.kubiak@wardynski.com.pl

Krzysztof Wojdyło, krzysztof.wojdylo@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: (+48) 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00

Recent experience

  • Advice on conclusion of a cooperation agreement for conducting R&D work on production of graphene with specific properties and industrial applications, addressing the rights to intellectual property created as a result of the work
  • Advice on joint filing of a patent by two research institutions, including advice on the possibility of obtaining partial rights to an invention, in primary form through an employee invention or secondary form by conclusion of an agreement transferring a portion of the rights to the invention
  • Identification and evaluation of legal risks connected with the necessity to obtain administrative consent to transfer of portions of the rights to an invention, and evaluation of the rights
  • Development of a preliminary conception for an agreement governing the method for conducting further development work on an invention covered by a patent application
  • Support on commercialisation of research results in the biotechnology field
  • Comprehensive review of tax settlements by a company conducting IT research
  • Development and implementation of technological tax incentives for a client jointly conducting research with an academic institution in the nonferrous metals sector.

 

Contact:

Joanna Krakowiak, joanna.krakowiak@wardynski.com.pl

Joanna Prokurat, joanna.prokurat@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: (+48) 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00

Recent experience

  • Advising an independent telecommunications operator on the permissibility and conditions for processing data covered by telecommunications secrecy
  • Advising a telecommunications operator on regulatory requirements for conducting telecommunications activity in Poland, the possibility and conditions for outsourcing the security and defence obligations of a telecommunications enterprise, and requirements and restrictions on marketing of telecommunications services
  • Regulatory advice for an international IT group in connection with performance of telecommunications services
  • Comprehensive tax reviews for providers of telecommunications services
  • Tax support in M&A processes, including conducting tax due diligence of businesses from the telecommunications sector
  • Implementation of technology tax incentives for businesses from the telecommunications sector.

 

Contact:

Piotr Rutkowski, piotr.rutkowski@wardynski.com.pl

Tel.: (+48) 22 437 82 00, 22 537 82 00