Dorota Rzazewska has been the managing partner of Jan Wierzchon & Partners – JWP Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys since 2007. She is an attorney at law with more than 15 years’ experience in the IP field, and is also a chartered Polish and European patent and trademark attorney. Ms Rzazewska is also a panellist for the resolution of disputes involving .pl and .eu domain names with the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications and ADR.EU in Prague, respectively.
Ms Rzazewska provides commercially focused advice on all aspects of IP law and has particular experience in patent and trademark litigation.
She graduated in law from Warsaw University. In 1993 she obtained her judicial qualifications and in 1994 she qualified as an attorney at law. She also obtained a diploma in copyright and competition law from Cracow Jagiellonian University.
Ms Rzazewska has particular expertise in IP prosecution and litigation, as well as in combating unfair competition. She has represented both local and international clients in proceedings before the Polish Patent Office, the Polish and EU courts, the public prosecutor and Customs. She also deals with counselling and contract drafting in the areas of industrial property protection, competition law, copyright, advertising law and domain names. She has broad experience in trademark and patent infringement cases, and works extensively on anticounterfeiting matters.
Ms Rzazewska is a co-author of the Polish Industrial Property Law – Commentary (CH Beck, 2010) and of The Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights through Border Measures Law and Practice in the EU (Polish section). She is an active member of the Anti-counterfeiting Committee of the European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA), and of the UNION Litigation Committee. She is a frequent speaker at IP conferences and seminars.
Ms Rzazewska is a member of ECTA, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property, the International Trademark Association, MARQUES and the International League of Competition Law.
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Anti-counterfeiting 2013 – A Global Guide
Customs may suspend or detain goods at the border if they are suspected of infringing IP rights. These actions are undertaken by Customs at the request of the interested party or ex officio. Actions undertaken at the request of the interested party are based on an application for ...