Zespół

Show

Prof. dr hab. Ryszard Markiewicz

Prof. dr hab. Ryszard Markiewicz, Founding Partner of Markiewicz & Sroczyński. Professor of legal sciences, specialist in Polish and EU intellectual property laws. Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz has been the Chairman of the Copyright Commision and for many years a director or deputy director of the Intellectual Property Law Institute of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, one the most important European scientific and research centres for copyright and patent laws, competition and consumer laws, media law, etc.

 

Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz has notable achievements in the field of research and legislation related to copyright law, Internet and media law, protection of personal data and databases, unfair competition law and protection of moral rights. He is the author or co-author (mainly with Prof. Janusz Barta) of over a dozen landmark books in the above areas of law, including commentaries, handbooks and monographs, and some 200 other publications. Commonly recognized are his books on copyright, unfair competition, Internet and computer laws, privacy law and media law. Those books offer a detailed approach to the substantive and procedural issues, including penal and tax aspects, etc.

 

show

Prof. dr hab. Ryszard Markiewicz, Founding Partner of Markiewicz & Sroczyński. Professor of legal sciences, specialist in Polish and EU intellectual property laws. Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz has been the Chairman of the Copyright Commision and for many years a director or deputy director of the Intellectual Property Law Institute of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow (www.ipwi.uj.edu.pl/), one the most important European scientific and research centres for copyright and patent laws, competition and consumer laws, media law, etc.

Show

Jarosław Sroczyński

Jarosław Sroczyński, Founding Partner of Markiewicz & Sroczyński, is a lawyer (graduate of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow) and an economist (graduate of the Academy of Economics in Cracow). He has 25 years experience of practice in the area of Polish and European Community competition laws. He specializes in the general areas of regulatory law, including privacy, energy and consumer laws. He advises on transactions related to licensing, distribution and franchising, etc. He also practices in unfair competition law and is developing private enforcement advice in antitrust and consumer cases.

 

J. Sroczyński was a partner, and for over 13 years head of competition and antimonopoly law practice, of one of the largest Polish law firms. He has also been associated with a major international law firm, in its Brussels office.

show

Jarosław Sroczyński, Founding Partner of Markiewicz & Sroczyński, is a lawyer (graduate of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow) and an economist (graduate of the Academy of Economics in Cracow). He has 25 years experience of practice in the area of Polish and European Community competition laws. He specializes in the general areas of regulatory law, including privacy, energy and consumer laws. He advises on transactions related to licensing, distribution and franchising, etc. He also practices in unfair competition law and is developing private enforcement advice in antitrust and consumer cases.

Show

Prof. dr hab. Janusz Barta

Prof. dr hab. Janusz Barta, Senior Counsel to Markiewicz & Sroczyński. Professor of legal sciences, specialist in Polish and EU intellectual property laws. Prof. Janusz Barta has been a member of the Copyright Commision and for many years a director or deputy director of the Intellectual Property Law Institute of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, one the most important European scientific and research centres for copyright and patent laws, competition and consumer laws, media law, etc.

 

The professional biography of Prof. Janusz Barta is in many respects similar to that of Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz, as they have worked in close cooperation for several decades.

 

Prof. Janusz Barta is a leading Polish specialist in copyright, media and Internet laws, the protection of personal data and databases, unfair competition law and the protection of moral rights. He is the author of the first Polish monograph on the rights of composers of musical works. As author or co-author, primarily with Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz, he has published authoritative books and commentaries in several fields of Polish intellectual property law. Prof. Janusz Barta is also author or co-author of over 200 other publications, including monographs, articles, reviews and judicial comments, etc.

show
Show

Dr Sybilla Stanisławska-Kloc

Dr Sybilla Stanisławska-Kloc, Counsel to Markiewicz & Sroczyński. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland, a doctor of juridical science, an advocate, and arbitrator at the domain court of the Polish Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Copyright Commison. She is an assistant professor at the Institute of Intellectual Property Law of the Jagiellonian University and a permanent lecturer in civil law and copyright law at the Jagiellonian University and the Polish and European Law School in Ukraine. She has delivered lectures at the Jagiellonian University as part of the “IP Student” program.  Dr. Stanisławska-Kloc has completed her training at court (with a final judge’s examination) and advocate bar; she also fulfilled a legal trainee placement at a law firm in London. She has completed the Postgraduate School of Copyrights, Publishing and Press Law and the Postgraduate School of Competition Law at the Jagiellonian University. She is currently working on her habilitation thesis, which is on the protection of the right to authorship and the problems of plagiarism. 

 

Dr. Stanisławska-Kloc has been working with the Bar Research Centre and was an expert (adviser) at the National Centre for Research and Development. During the years 2005-2007, she coordinated the Polish section of one of packages within the EU IPR-Helpdesk project. Approximately one hundred documents devoted to intellectual property were prepared under this project. 

show
Show

Szymon Niżegorodcew

Szymon Niżegorodcew – Counsel to Markiewicz & Sroczyński GP and Counsel/Coordinator of legal services in the Orange Group. Graduated from the Department of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University. Mr. Niżegorodcew has worked as Legal Counsel at Bank Handlowy in Warsaw. Mr. Niżegorodcew has worked also as a General Counsel at EmiTel TP (TP Group), as a Secretary of the Management Board and as a Supervisory Board of PayTel.

He specializes in economic issues, including the extent of concentration of undertakings, antitrust law, abuse of dominant position and unfair competition. Mr. Niżegorodcew is also interested in regulated markets in banking, telecommunications and energy, as well as corporate services for large enterprises. Mr. Niżegorodcew has also experience in litigation in the district and administrative courts.

Show

Marcin Mioduszewski

Marcin Mioduszewski – legal counsel, graduated in legal studies from the Department of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University, where he is currently a PhD student. Mr. Mioduszewski specializes in intellectual property law, particularly in copyright in the information society, regulations concerning competition and consumer protection and telecommunications laws. His interests focus on the legal protection of software and the responsibility for materials made accessible on the Internet.

He has also completed a post-graduate course entitled “Information Society” at the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Computers at the Jagiellonian University. He speaks English fluently, as well as German and Arabic.

 

He has completed internships at the Legal Department of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, the Department of Trademarks and the Department of Public Procurement of Poland’s Patent Office.

show
Show

Michał Markiewicz

Michał Markiewicz – legal counsel, graduated in legal studies from the Department of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University.

Mr. Markiewicz specializes in civil law, in particular in personal rights and contract law, and in intellectual property law focusing on copyright law. While working at M&S, he co-drafted several legal opinions on such subjects as the violation of personal rights in media publications, the protection of architectural designs, the scope of copyright protection of the exhibition, the problem of plagiarism, the classification of works as copyrighted works under copyright law, etc.

He is the author of an article published in “Zeszyty Naukowe  Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego. Prace z Prawa Własności Intelektualnej” (Vol. 1 (115) 2012) entitled “Protection of correspondence under civil law”. This article is based on his master’s thesis which received “very good” score during final university exams.

During law studies, Mr. Markiewicz actively worked with Towarzystwo Biblioteki Słuchaczów Prawa Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego (TBSP UJ), a student learning society of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University. Among others, he taught civil law at TBSP UJ in the form of moot court exercises.

show
Show

Dr Jakub Chwalba

Dr Jakub Chwalba obtained a degree in administration (MPA 2005) and law (MJur 2007) from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. He also completed Postgraduate Studies in Copyright, Publishing and Press Law at the Institute of Intellectual Property of the Jagiellonian University (2008).

In 2012, after completion of his doctoral studies at the Jagiellonian University, he defended his doctoral dissertation entitled An architectural work – subject of copyright protection. For his dissertation, dr Chwalba won the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Prize in a competition organised by the Polish Patent Office.

Since, 2008, dr Chwalba is an assistant professor at the Intellectual Property Law Department of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University. He focuses on intellectual property law and press law.

Show

Dominika Markiewicz

Dominika Markiewicz – legal counsel, graduated in legal studies from the Department of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University and from the Faculty of Law, Economics and Management at the University of Orléans (Master II). She is training in to become a legal counsel, as aplikantka radcowska.

She also finished Summer University of Continental Law in Paris, organised by The Fondation pour le Droit Continental at Paris Sorbonne University and graduated from the French Law Program – School of French Law administred by the University of Orléans. She participated in Erasmus programme at the Toulouse Univeristy.

During studies she collaborated with Section of Intellectual Property Law of Towarzystwo Biblioteki Słuchaczów Prawa Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego (TBSP UJ). She has been speaker at the polish – french conference “Competition law at the junction of European, domestic, public and private law”. She also participated in a number of activities deepening practical legal knowledge, including a workshop on competition law and a series of training courses on intellectual property and competition law “IP Student”, organized by the Institute of Intellectual Property Law at the Jagiellonian University and TBSP UJ in collaboration with law firms, as well as workshops on capital market and securities law.

show
Show

Zuzanna Ochońska

Zuzanna Ochońska graduated as Master of Law from legal studies at the Faculty of  Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. She is a trainee to become a legal counsel (radca prawny) at Cracow Bar Association. Ms. Ochońska is also a student of Intellectual Property Law and Media Law at the Jagiellonian University.

During her legal studies, Ms. Ochońska was Vicepresident of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Group of the Jagiellonian University students research organization  (TBSP UJ). She organized the Polish Students Mediation Competition „#mediUJ!”, was a finalist of the Polish Mediation Competition „Masters of Mediation (2013 through 2015), and completed a business mediation course.

Ms. Ochońska was also active in the Intellectual Property and Criminal Procedure Groups of TBSP UJ. She is a co-author of  publications e.g. “The issue of copyrights as an object contribution to the company”. She also worked as an intern in the Office of the Commissioner for  Human Rights (Ombudsman) and in a major publishing house Wydawnictwo Literackie.

Ms. Ochońska is interested in intellectual property law, competition law and personal interests protection.

She speaks English fluently.

Show

Agnieszka Staszek

Agnieszka Staszek – graduate of the Law Department of the Jagiellonian University (Master of Law). She is an attorney trainee (aplikantka radcowska) at the Cracow Bar. She also completed postgraduate studies of Intellectual Property Law at the Jagiellonian University.

Ms. Staszek has acquired her professional experience already during her academic studies. She was an intern not only in law firms, but also in the Legal Department of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and at the Institute of Allerhand. For over a year she worked as a lawyer in a large international law firm in Warsaw.

She speaks fluent English and French. She graduated from the School of French Law at the Jagiellonian University, organized in collaboration with the Université d’Orléans.

Ms. Staszek together with her team won third place in the National Contest in Arbitration organized by the Lewiatan Arbitration Court in Warsaw.

In her master’s thesis on “State aid for film and audiovisual sector in the EU law”, Ms. Staszek has expressed her admiration for the cinema. She actively participates in the life of Cracow, for many years working as a volunteer organizing renowned festivals, in particular the Divine Comedy and Sacrum Profanum.

Ms. Staszek’s areas of interest and development are competition and intellectual property laws.

Show

Aneta Słaboń

Office Manager at Markiewicz & Sroczyński GP. She graduated from the University of Economics in Cracow, in management and marketing studies.

She is fluent in English and also speaks German.

Ms. Słaboń organizes and supervises everyday matters of our office, she also coordinates billing and accounting matters. She is responsible for customer relations in the field of marketing and legal service agreements.

In addition, Ms. Słaboń coordinates the flow of incoming and outgoing mail, and manages contacts with suppliers of the firm. She also organizes and participates in the recruitment process.

Ms. Słaboń has significant experience in the organization of events for our law office.

In 2012, Ms. Słaboń co-organized a multiday event in Cracow, for a group of about 100 lawyers from around the world.