Bartosz Krakowiak, Polservice Patent & Trademark Attorneys (PL)

Bartosz Krakowiak, Polservice Patent & Trademark Attorneys (PL)

Moderator in Panel Session X – Copyright/Trademark – Unwrapping the European Trademark Reform Package

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 09.00 to 10.30


Bartosz Krakowiak of POLSERVICE Patent and Trademark Attorneys Office, Warsaw, Poland is a Polish patent and trademark attorney, European patent attorney and professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

Bartosz has almost 15 years’ experience in the IP field. He joined POLSERVICE in 2002; since 2006 he has been Co-Head of the Trademark Department and is also responsible for coordinating the work of the firm’s Legal Team. He specializes in trademark and design registration, maintenance, licensing and protection, as well as unfair competition matters, including litigation and anticounterfeiting actions. He is responsible for the Polish trademark portfolios of some of the world’s leading companies from all areas of business.

Bartosz is an active member of various professional IP organizations, currently serving as:

  • President of the Polish National Group of AIPPI (in 2009-2012 – the Group’s Secretary)
  • member of the AIPPI Standing Committee – Trademarks
  • Chair of the INTA Legislation and Regulation Committee – Europe and Central Asia Subcommittee (in 2014-2015 – Chair of the INTA Anticounterfeiting Committee and in 2012-2013 – Chair of its EU Subcommittee)
  • member of the INTA Programming Advisory Council
  • member of the Regional Council of Mazowsze Region and of the Legislation Committee of the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys (in 2005-2009 – Vice-President of the Chamber’s Disciplinary Court of Appeal).

Bartosz is a frequent speaker and moderator at conferences and seminars of professional organizations in Poland and worldwide. He lectures to patent and trademark attorney trainees, particularly on enforcement of IP rights through customs measures. Bartosz is also an author of several trademark law related publications and permanent contributor to Kluwer Trademark Blog.

Bartosz graduated in law from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw (summa cum laude). He also completed postgraduate studies in IP law at the University of Warsaw, postgraduate studies in industrial property law at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and a special module on Community trademarks (Magister Lucentinus) at the University of Alicante, Spain.