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Mr Karol Laskowski
Intellectual Property and Technology
Karol Laskowski is a partner in Dentons’ Warsaw office and the Head of the Intellectual Property and Technology practice team.
Karol focuses on media and telecommunications law. From the very beginning of his career, he has been advising major television broadcasters, satellite and cable operators, music publishers, as well as telecom operators and film producers. His clients include foreign companies and individuals doing business in Poland and CEE. Karol handles various projects, including IP, collective management of rights, sports law, gambling, M&A and legal compliance in the area of media and telecommunications.
In May 2017, Karol was appointed an arbitrator of the Copyright Commission of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
Partner at Dentons since 2020 (with the law firm since 2011).
Head of the Intellectual Property and Technology practice team since 2019
Arbitrator, Polish Copyright Committee at the Minister of Culture and National Heritage (since 2017).
Tilburg University, 2009, LL.M., in Law and Technology
University of Gdańsk, 2007, Master of Laws, School of American Law organised in co-operation with Chicago Kent College of Law
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
The practice at Dentons spans media, technology, intellectual property, telecoms and privacy advice, assisting domestic and international clients, including over-the-top providers, phone networks and international banks, with their operations in Poland. In 2019, Igor Ostrowski was promoted to global co-chair of the firm’s TMT group, while local department head Karol Laskowski, a media and telecoms expert and experienced copyright arbitrator, became a managing counsel; the group also welcomed senior associate Małgorzata Domalewska from an in-house position at Telewizja Puls, adding substantial experience in film production and television broadcasting advice.
The team at Dentons stands out for advising a range of multinationals, including Coca-Cola, Nike and Delta Air Lines, on matters including IP applications and licensing work, and portfolio management and IP protection issues. The group, which is led by Karol Laskowski, leverages the firm’s global presence to handle multi-jurisdictional IP projects, covering copyrights, trade marks and patents.
The team at Dentons is noted for advising major international internet-based companies on a variety of data protection and privacy regulatory issues, often working in conjunction with the firm’s other departments, including employment, competition, life sciences and M&A. The team is coordinated by managing counsel Karol Laskowski, who leads the firm’s intellectual property, technology and communications department. The group also includes counsel Magdalena Bartosik, who has substantial experience leading on local and cross-border GDPR and data management compliance matters, large-scale data sharing schemes and issues related to data processing contracts.
- Next Generation Partners - Poland > TMT
- TMT - Poland
- Data privacy and data protection - Poland
- Intellectual property - Poland
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