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Czyzewscy Kancelaria Adwokacka
00-669 WARSAW

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Entertainment & Media


Krzysztof Czyżewski, partner, advocate, IP and media law expert and strategic adviser, experienced trial, appellate & Supreme Court litigator.

He renders services to entities operating in the field of: film, press, media, books, advertising, music, entertainment, new media and technologies. He handles disputes in IP, unfair competition, trade secrets, reputation matters – in civil, commercial and criminal cases.


Krzysztof is an arbitrator at Arbitrational Tribunal for the Audiovisual Market in Poland. He is a former: Arbiter at Copyright Commission, Deputy Chairman at the Supervisory Board of Polish Radio. He is also ABA member.

He is a lecturer on Intellectual Property law, media, personal rights and advertising. He has lectured, among others, at the SAR Marketing Communication Association’s University of Advertising, MediaRun Academy, H. Grocjusz Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, KIPA, Lodz Film School, FilmPro, Wajda School, Script Festival, Camerimage Festival as well as during other numerous conferences and seminars. Krzysztof cooperates with leading film industry organizations.

Krzysztof has been recommended by prestigious international rankings of law offices, such as: Chambers & Partners, Legal500, IP STARS, Best Lawyers, Media Law International, Corporate INTL, Global Law experts and Rzeczpospolita daily.


Polish (mother tongue), English.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Intellectual property

Czyzewscy Kancelaria Adwokacka is a go-to firm for film and media law issues, under the leadership of Krzysztof Czyżewski, and handles domestic and international projects for a variety of film studios and independent producers. The group also assists with copyright portfolio management and disputes, with particular expertise in the publishing industry. Other areas of strength include trade secrets issues, unfair competition claims and matters relating to the protection and commercialisation of video game and virtual reality IP. Maciej Jamiołkowski focuses on trade mark issues.

Poland > TMT

Film and television production are core areas of expertise for the team at Czyzewscy Kancelaria Adwokacka, which regularly handles domestic and international media law-related projects. Other areas of expertise include the publishing sector, and the group is regularly instructed on licensing, distribution, defamation and publicity issues. The team’s lawyers also have experience in IP and TMT litigation, particularly in relation to copyright and unfair competition. Developing areas for the group, which is led by founding partner Krzysztof Czyżewski, include trade secrets and video game law.