In March 2017, Wolters Kluwer published a new book “Copyright. Commentary on selected case law of the EU Court of Justice”, co-edited by Dr. Ewa Laskowska-Litak i Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz. The publication presents comments of representatives of the Polish doctrine to selected case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union and their impact on the Polish regulation of copyright. One of the authors of the Commentary is Dr. Michał Markiewicz. Congratulations!
On March 11-13, 2019, the 19th Cracow Conference – Modern Copyright Law has taken place. Among the speakers were Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz, who discussed the issues of copyright, artificial intelligence (AI) and new copyright disputes, and Dr. Michał Markiewicz, who discussed the combined works, how they are regulated in the Copyright Act, and the essential elements of the contracts concerning combined works.
The new edition of the book “Copyright and related rights”, co-authored by Professors Janusz Barta and Ryszard Markiewicz was published in February 2019.
The publication presents all issues of copyright law including the collective management by special organizations and the protection of databases. Congratulations!
We have the pleasure to inform that as of February 1, 2019, Dr. Michał Wyrwiński has become our new Counsel. Dr. Wyrwiński is an attorney-at-law, specialising in copyright, consumer and internet laws, protection of personal rights and litigation. He is also an assistant professor in the Intellectual Property Law Institute of the Jagiellonian University and author of a large number of legal publications. See the full professional biography of Dr. Michał Wyrwiński.
We have the pleasure to inform that as of February 1, 2019, Dr. Michał Markiewicz has joined our law firm as a Partner. Dr. Markiewicz is an attorney-at-law specialising in intellectual property law, especially copyright law, protection of personal rights and contract law. He combines advising clients with academic work at the Jagiellonian University. The new role of Dr. Markiewicz as a Partner of M&S will contribute to our further development, broadening the scope of legal services provided to our Clients. See the full professional biography of Dr. Michał Markiewicz.
On December 3, 2018 a leading legal portal prawo.pl has published an interview with Mr. Sroczyński, concerning the overlapping competences of the OCCP and the new data protection regulator, UODO. The overlap appears in the area of protection of collective consumer interests. It is important to precisely distinguish between the enforcement powers of these two authorities, as each of them may impose significant financial fines on undertakings violating the law. See the interview:
On November 19, 2018 the Patent Office announced the results of the 16th edition of the competition for the best scientific work on intellectual property in 2018. Among the doctoral dissertations honoured by the Minister of Science and Higher Education was “Management of the common copyright law”, written by Dr. Michał Markiewicz. Congratulations!