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Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

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Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland, Tomasz Zalewski, Warsaw, POLAND

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Tomasz Zalewski

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Intellectual property, TMT, E-business, Public procurement


Tomasz Zalewski is an attorney at law and the Managing Partner of Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland. He heads the intellectual property, and the tech & engineering practices.


He specializes in intellectual property law, new technology projects and public procurement. He assists clients in identifying practical solutions and real benefits of digital transformation.

He has over 20 years’ experience providing legal advice to businesses. He has advised on numerous IT projects involving comprehensive implementation of software in both traditional and SaaS models. He advises on advertising and unfair competition issues. He handles issues of copyright, license agreements, technology transfer, and infringement of IP rights. Many of his clients are companies from the IT sector and various industry sectors. His professional interests also include legal aspects of the application of the latest technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, the internet of things, and cybersecurity. He has great experience advising tech startups.

He co-developed a legal incubator for startups the Internet Start Up, active since 2009, which has provided free legal support to over 40 startups so far.

He advises on all aspects of public procurement law and represents clients in procurement disputes before the National Appeal Chamber and the courts. He has particular experience advising on infrastructure and IT projects. He represents both contractors and contracting authorities.


He is a cofounder of the Public Procurement Law Association and LegalTech Polska, a forum for exchange of ideas and knowledge about the law of new technologies and the role of IT in legal services.

He is an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration of the Audiovisual Market at the Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamber of Commerce, and an expert at the council of the Polish IT and Telecommunications Chamber. He also serves as an expert for the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement initiative.

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Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland stands out for handling disputes in the TMT sector, including employment and IP-related litigation. It also has an active contentious construction and infrastructure practice and continues to represent the State Treasury in a number of proceedings. Counsel Maciej Jóźwiak leads the team and has expertise in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. Paweł Lipski and managing partner Tomasz Zalewski are defending FS File Solutions in a class action consisting of Polish publishers concerning potential IP infringements on the client's platform. Krzysztof Wierzbowski is another name to note, particularly in investment and regulatory disputes.

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