A planning permit can be obtained in Poland if land to be developed is located within a development zone
Recently there have been major changes to planning and land-use rules in Poland, due to an amendment to the Spatial Planning and Development Act of 27 March 2003 (consolidated text, Journal of Laws of 2023, item 977, as amended).
On 15 September, 2023, a judgment was issued by the District Court in Warsaw – Public Procurement Court (case no. XXIII Zs 60/23), which is of significant importance for foreign contractors applying for public procurement contracts in Poland.
There has been no consensus so far on whether data and market exclusivity can be perceived as IP rights.
On 9 November, 2023, the European Parliament adopted a compromise text for the proposal for the Data Act. The new regulation is yet to be officially adopted by the Council of the European Union, but the contents of the future EU regulation are now known.
Consumers are looking at medicinal product trademarks with greater precision.
One of the main objectives of adoption of the EU Regulation – the Digital Services Act (DSA) was defining the rules on content moderation by digital service providers.
As of the new calendar year, lending institutions will be subject to Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) institutional oversight, and the respective legislative changes stem from the Anti-usury Act.
In Poland, the system of compensation for authors and other rightholders for private copying relies on fees charged per device or data carrier used for this purpose.
At the end of September, the CJEU delivered a ruling stating that where the wording of a provision in a consumer agreement template is equivalent to that of a clause listed as an abusive clause in the register of abusive clauses, this is by itself grounds for invalidation of that provision.
One of the main objectives of the adoption of the EU Regulation – the Digital Services Act (DSA) was defining the rules on content moderation by digital service providers.