On October 27, 2017, Mr. Jarosław Sroczyński participated in the ceremony of granting the Jubilee Book to Professor Tadeusz Skoczny, in recognition of his unique achievements in the research and teaching of competition law. The event took place at the Faculty of Management of the University of Warsaw, gathering numerous representatives of the judiciary, the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection and other regulators, as well as the doctrine and practice of law. Mr. Sroczyński had the privilege to be invited to contribute one of the laudations for Professor Skoczny, published in the Jubilee Book.
Agnieszka Staszek and Zuzanna Ochońska participated in the conference „Practical aspects of the EU regulation 2016/679 concerning the protection of personal data. How the lawyers should be prepared?”. The conference was organized on September 7-10, 2017 in Olsztyn, by the European Association of Lawyers from Brussels and the Olsztyn Bar Association (OIRP). The goal of the conference was to discuss the practical aspects of implementation of Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation).
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!