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Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

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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.

Recent projects 


Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland’s group ‘goes above and beyond’ to provide ‘very good response times’ and has ‘vast knowledge and expertise’. Tomasz Zalewski and Paweł Lipski are defending FS File Solutions against copyright infringement claims brought by several publishers including Wolters Kluwer.

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Public law

Within: Public law

Tomasz Zalewski leads Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland’s team. Krzysztof Wierzbowski advises GDDKiA on matters pertaining to the contruction and maintanence of the A2 motorway. Arwid Mednis joined PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal Szurminska-Jaworska spólka komandytowa.

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Within: TMT

Tomasz Zalewski and Paweł Lipski are the key contacts at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland, following the departures of Arwid Mednis and Gerard Karp to PwC Legal Pawlowski Żelaznicki Sp. K. The team focuses on compliance issues and managing a range of new technology projects.

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