In August 2017, Wolters Kluwer published new edition of the book “Copyright and related rights”, co-authored by Professors Janusz Barta and Ryszard Markiewicz. The publication presents important elements of copyright law issues, including proper drafting of contracts, using of copyright in the internet (open access), and the orphan works.
On September 14, 2017, Polish Institute of Business Development will organize the VI LAW SUMMIT Conference “The future of the legal services market – new times, new challenges”, during which Mr. Sroczyński will deliver a presentation entitled “Criteria of selection of outside counsel: price or quality?”. The venue of the Conference will be Dago Conference Centre, Rondo ONZ 1, Warsaw. For details, please see:
On August 23, 2017 Mr. Mioduszewski delivered a lecture for ELSA Łódź during the “IInd Film Law School”. The subject of the lecture were so-called “additional royalties” for co-authors and artistic performers of the audiovisual works (Article 70 section 2(1) and 3 of the Copyright Act), an interesting institution of the Polish copyright law which is the source of numerous legal and economic controversies. The issue was presented on the background of the example of the first Polish court claim for “additional royalties” for actors of a docu-crime TV series, still pending before courts.
We have the pleasure to announce that on July 11, 2017 our Colleague Agnieszka Chudyba has been sworn in as a legal counsellor, member of the Cracow Bar. Our sincere congratulations!
On June 22, 2017, Mr. Sroczyński participated in the Gala in honor of the first President of the Polish Antimonopoly Office, Prof. Anna Fornalczyk, during which she received a special annual CARS Prize for 2017, granted for the achievements in research and practice in the field of the protection of competition.
On June 16-18, 2017, Mr. Sroczyński participated in the annual reunion of the Alumnae of Cleary Gottlieb, organized in La Valetta, Malta. The reunion was a special occasion to meet with former Cleary’s lawyers from around the world.