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UL. WSPOLNA 70, 00-687 WARSAW, POLAND
Tel:
Work +48 22 492 40 00
Fax:
Fax +48 22 492 40 01
Email:
Web:
www.cdz.com.pl
Krakow, POLAND, Warsaw
Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors, Piotr Kryczek, Warsaw, POLAND

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Piotr Kryczek

Tel:
Work +48 22 492 40 00
Email:
Web:
www.cdz.com.pl
Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors

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Legal Advisor, Partner, Head of the Employment, Data Protection, Competition and IP Practice Areas

Position

Piotr specializes in competition law, employment, intellectual and industrial property law, with a particular focus on trademark issues. He advises Polish and international clients, including companies from the business services sector. He represents clients in proceedings before civil and commercial courts of all instances.

Before joining CDZ, he worked for the Polish Antimonopoly Office (now UOKiK), and acted as a head of the legal department, and board member of CANAL+ Polska (now nc+), the first commercial television station in Poland.

Piotr cooperates with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights and the Polish Society of Anti-Discrimination Law, and is actively involved in pro bono activities for a number of foundations and private individuals.

He is ranked by The Legal 500 EMEA.

Languages

English, Polish.


Poland

Employment

Within: Employment

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors' Ewa Don-Siemion advises a range of international clients, with a particular emphasis on the financial services and TMT sectors. She is advising AON on all aspects of the creation and implementation of a new hiring strategy for its employees in Kraków. She is also assisting Ocado Polska with a new hiring model for its IT employees in the context of new IP regulations. Piotr Kryczek is another contact of note.

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