Mr Szymon Gogulski > Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak
UL. JASNA 26
00-054 WARSAW
Poland
Szymon Gogulski photo

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Unfair Competition, Advertising Law, Industrial Property, M&A and Corporate, eCommerce and IT

Position

Senior Partner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. His areas of interests include industrial property law, unfair competition law and copyrights. He specializes in disputes concerning trademarks (e.g. leading car producers, leading world’s software producers, Far East producer of watches and many more), unfair advertising (e.g. leading multinational chain of stores, leading national wholesaler), and industrial designs (e.g. leading regional building materials industry, FMCG producers). He has also been in charge of first biotech patent disputes in Poland. A part of his practice is advice to clients on general IP matters, including IP transactions and restructuring, as well as in developing advertising campaigns (e.g. to a leading sportswear producer). Recently, he has also assisted a couple of clients with respect to copyright infringements of architect designs. He has also a broad experience in contract law and company law, as in the 90’s, he was a member of M&A practice.

Career

He joined SK&S in July 1994 and became partner in 2002.
He is a co-author of 3 chapters of the Polish leading commentary on Unfair Competition Law (Szwaja, Warsaw 2013), which deal with protection of trade secrets as well as protection of designs based on slavish imitation claims. He is also an active domain name arbitrator at Polish and European panels.

Languages

Polish, English

Memberships

He is an acting arbitrator of the Arbitration Court at the Polish Chamber of IT and Telecommunications and is an acting ADR.eu panellist, appointed to resolve disputes arising from the registration of internet domain names.

Education

Szymon Gogulski graduated from Poznan University in 1994. He has worked with SK&S since July 1994, and became partner in January 2002. He was admitted to the Poznan bar in 1998.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Intellectual property

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak‘s IP team has a strong reputation for complex, cross-border matters. Notably, this includes advisory work on protection strategies, transactions and product launches for major brands such as Microsoft and Nike. In addition, the team assists with unfair competition matters (with an emphasis on the advertising sector), domain name infringement, rights protection, anti-counterfeiting and custom seizures. Industrial property expert Szymon Gogulski and patent and trade mark infringement specialist Ewa Skrzydło-Tefelska are the practice heads. Jacek Myszko is another name to note, specifically known for his work in the pharmaceutical, medical device and food sectors.