Amendments to Industrial Property Law in Poland
On February 20, 2019, the Act on amending the Industrial Property Law was passed. The act was handed over to the President of the Republic of Poland for signature. It will apply from the day after the announcement.
The amendment aims to implement the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) 2015/2436 of 16 December 2015 to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks. It also contains a number of other changes related primarily to trademark law.
On September 6, 2023, the EU General Court ruled in Case T-312/22 concerning the RED BRAND CHICKEN trademark (EUTM 13 068 861) and invalidated EUIPO's decision that the below-presented EUTM 13 068 861 trademark was registered in bad faith. The parties in dispute...
Poland has not yet promulgated any legal acts regulating artificial intelligence due to the fact that – like in many other EU member states – the legislators are waiting for the adoption of relevant EU regulations, i.e. the AI ACT and the Artificial Intelligence...
As we have indicated, in the current state of law, as a rule, works created with the use of AI will not constitute works within the meaning of copyright law. Meanwhile, their creation may often lead to infringement of third-party copyrights. 1. Copyright infringement...
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