Judgment of the Constitutional Tribunal

On 23 June 2015 the Constitutional Court adjudicated that Article 79 paragraph. 1 point 3 letter b of the Act dated 4 February 1994. on copyright and related rights in scope, in which  right holder whose author’s economic rights have been infringed may request the infringer., triple the amount of the relevant royalty that would at the time it is claimed have been due for the right holder authorizing the use…



New post on our blog

Today we published a new post on our blog. In this post Szymon Gajda writes about a challange for service providers in government sector in Poland. Read more.



Rzeczpospolita 2015 Ranking

Our law firm took eleventh place in Pomerania in the ranking of the most recognized law firms published in the Rzeczpospolita daily in the category of regional offices. In view of the fact that this year we took part for first time so high place is a very positive surprise. We hope that the dynamic development of the Chancellery will allow us to remain permanently in the rankings and…



Setting up partnerships on-line in Poland – new post on our blog.

Starting from this year (from the 15 Jan 2015 to be precise) Polish Code of Commercial Partnerships and Companies provides for new rules which put entrepreneurs in position to set up certain partnerships (namely spółka jawna and spółka komandytowa) using on-line solutions. Previously, Polish commercial law only allowed to incorporate on-line one of the limited liability companies, namely – spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością. Starting from this year, on-line options have been extended….



Amendments in Polish tax law.

Everyone who is taxpayer in Poland should pay particular attention to the most recent amendments to one of the most important Polish tax laws, namely Ordynacja podatkowa. This law states some general rules applicable to all particular taxes and tax procedures. Original wording of art. 12 ust. 5 which was “If the last day of a term falls on saturday or a statutory day off, the last day of…



International conference on intellectual property infringements in Internet

Lawyers from our legal office – Piotr Grubba and Szymon Gajda took part on 13 -14 November in international conference on intellectual property infringements in Internet.  Among participants were representatives of Europol, Main Headquarters of Police, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Ministry of Finance, as well as domestic and foreign representatives of companies holding right to trademarks like Nike, Lacoste, Dior, Disney, Procter & Gamble, Pfizer, General Motors,…



New post on our blog: On bitcoins – some taxation aspects.

Today we published a new post on our blog. This article attempts to outline legal approach and challenges that may be faced by such new ‘tool’ as bitcoin under Polish taxation law. Read more.



Information dutie in new consumers regulation

At the end of this year ( 25.12.2014 ), the new Polish regulation on consumer’s rights, implementing Directive 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011, shall enter into force. It will be a significant legal reform; however, it is hard to assess its impact on e-commerce. In theory new regulation extends the duties of traders, in particular in the area of information that…