03.12 2018

Interview of Jarosław Sroczyński for

On December 3, 2018 a leading legal portal 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:

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19.11 2018

Award of the Minister of Science and Higher Education for Dr. Michał Markiewicz

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!

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26.10 2018

Illustrated copyright law – new book by Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz

A new book of Professor Markiewicz, “The illustrated copyright law”, has been published in October 2018 by Wolters Kluwer. The book is a comprehensive compendium of all aspects of copyright law. Similarly to the previous book of Prof. Markiewicz, “Playing with copyright law”, also in this publication the legal analyses were enriched by interesting, sometimes astonishing examples presenting on illustrations how copyright law works in practice.

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05.10 2018

Comment by Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz concerning “Wiedźmin”

Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz has commented for the copyright implications of the current high-profile case of the claims of Mr. Andrzej Sapkowski regarding additional remuneration for the game “Wiedźmin”. See the link:

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02.10 2018

Lecture by Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz

On October 1, 2018 the Jagiellonian University celebrated the inauguration of the new academic year 2018/2019. During the ceremony at the Auditorium Maxiumum, Prof. Ryszard Markiewicz delivered a lecture entitled “Artificial intelligence and intellectual property”, presenting new challenges for intellectual property stemming from various aspects of artificial intelligence.

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17.09 2018

New book by Dr. Michał Markiewicz

Wolters Kluwer published the book “Management of the common copyright law”, authored by Dr. Michał Markiewicz. The book is a publication of Michał’s doctoral thesis. Congratulations!

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22.06 2018

Roundtable dinner at the Sobański Palace

On June 21, 2018, Mr. Sroczyński participated in the gala dinner and roundtable discussion on the use of economic evidence in merger control and antitrust. The event was organized by Concurrences, White & Case and Compass Lexecon. Mr. Marek Niechciał, the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, was keynote speaker at this event.

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