Maciej Kubiak

Managing partner at SKP law firm, co-leading the IP/TMT practice

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He specialises in copyright, media, film and press law, IT and new technologies, advertising and industrial property, and protection of personal rights. Represents clients in court disputes related to the protection of intellectual property, reputation and in commercial matters.

A lawyer with a rock ‘n’ roll attitude and a literary flair. Passionate about negotiations and knowledge sharing. Creator of success and editor-in-chief of “SKP IP Blog” – a portal for the creative industry and business (skpipblog.pl). He is interested in new technologies and in his spare time he devours books and films, listens to music and plays amateur electric guitar – probably that is why he feels so comfortable supporting the creative and technological sector for years.

 

Experience

He has carried out dozens of legal services projects for film and television productions, including high-budget international co-productions. He has advised numerous producers, music and book publishers, concert organisers, advertising and public relations agencies, IT companies and media houses. He consults on projects related to innovation, implementation of automation and robotics, personal data, new technologies and commercialisation of scientific research. He supports clients in matters related to fighting unfair competition. He has assisted in cross-border licensing projects and the entry of new brands onto the Polish market, including new TV channels.

Since 2022 he has co-founded the SKP law firm, where he is the managing partner. For 14 years he was associated with the LSW law firm, where from 2012 he was a partner co-heading the IP/TMT practice and was responsible for Legal Tech and cyber security. Previously, he gained experience, among others, in the intellectual property department of the law firm Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak.

Knowledge sharing

Lecturer at the H. Grotius Center for Intellectual Property Rights in Krakow and at the SWPS postgraduate program – Legaltech and innovation in the legal industry. Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration of the Audiovisual Market (SARA). Author of a number of industry publications and a speaker at law and business conferences. Co-author of, among others, Commentary to Industrial Property Law (C.H. Beck, 2016), Commentary to Copyright Law (C.H. Beck, 2019). Creator and chief editor of the “SKP IP Blog” – portal for the creative industry and business (skpipblog.pl) and podcasts about legal and technological challenges facing the world in the 21st century (“Legal Talks”). Member of the Editorial Board of the New Technologies Law Quarterly (C.H.Beck).

31 publications
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110 seminars
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64 blog
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Education

A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw, with a postgraduate diploma in Intellectual Property Law, as well as the Centre for American Law (University of Florida/University of Warsaw) and the Centre for English and European Law (University of Cambridge/University of Warsaw). Admitted to practice as an attorney by the Warsaw Bar Association.

Contact

Warsaw

Ks. Skorupki Street 5
00-546 Warsaw

Sopot

Armii Krajowej Street 116/11
81-824 Sopot
+48 22 230 2655biuro@skplaw.pl
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