Monika Żuraw, PhD

partner, attorney at law

Monika Żuraw, PhD

partner, attorney at law

She has been dealing with intellectual property law for 20 years. She has extensive experience in servicing foreign global brands as well as Polish entities. She advises clients in all areas related to the protection of intellectual property. She specialises in litigation, including civil and criminal proceedings. She considers the development of an appropriate strategy to be the most important in such cases. She successfully conducts difficult negotiations and mediations. She has extensive experience in conducting large projects, including international ones, with extensive use of relationships she has built with foreign law firms. She co-ordinates, among others, projects based on the assessment of legal risks related to the introduction of new products to foreign markets. The characteristics she considers the most important in her practice are: courage, enthusiasm and, above all, a deep understanding of the client’s needs in a particular case.

She continues developing her scientific knowledge by preparing publications and carrying out lectures. She is the author of the doctoral dissertation titled ”The scope of the trademark protection law (content, infringement, exhaustion, limitations)” and other publications in the field of intellectual property. She obtained the title of doctor of legal sciences in 2010.

She is valued by clients for strategic thinking, the consistency of actions, and communicating with people with ease. She was distinguished in the LEGAL 500 ranking many times.

A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration and the Faculty of Modern Languages at the University of Warsaw. A long-term lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.

Hobbies: she considers trekking in the forest very joyful and relaxing.

Speaks: English, French

 

tel.: +48 664 948 372

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Who pays for a representative in litigation?

Who pays for a representative in litigation?

An important issue for litigants is the question of the litigation economy. It concerns not only the amounts awarded for damages but also the reimbursement of costs to a successful party by a losing party. In this respect, a large, and perhaps the largest, part of the...

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SFD loss in the battle for EU trade mark

SFD loss in the battle for EU trade mark

On October 27, 2016, the Polish company SFD S.A., engaged in the trade of nutrients, dietary supplements, and dietary foods, filed an application for registration of an EU trade mark with the European Union Intellectual Property Office. Registration as a mark was...

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EU burden of proof guidelines

EU burden of proof guidelines

In March 2021, The Court of Justice of the EU issued an important preliminary ruling in the field of trademark law. It confirms the necessity to respect the principles of EU law before the rules of national law, also in terms of the burden of proof. The case concerned...

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Louis Vuitton loses attempt to block trademark registration

Louis Vuitton loses attempt to block trademark registration

In January, the Opposition Division of the European Union Intellectual Property Office ("EUIPO") reached a surprising decision on an opposition filed by Louis Vuitton. The fashion house had sought to block the registration of a trademark that it claimed was too...

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