Methods of landmark protection expanded


The Act dated 18 March 2010 Amending the Landmarks Care and Protection Act and Certain Other Acts has expanded the catalogue of forms of protection for landmarks in Poland.

A conference of errors


On 24 June 2010 the Institute of Criminal Law at the University of Warsaw hosted a conference entitled “Judicial Errors in Criminal Proceedings.”

Wojciech Wiewiórowski named new data protection chief


On 25 June 2010 the Polish Parliament appointed Wojciech Wiewiórowski to the position of Inspector General for Personal Data Protection. The term of the current inspector general, Michał Serzycki, ends on 13 July 2010.

Paweł Mazur: Sometimes winning a tender turns into a nightmare


Interview with Paweł Mazur, an adwokat of counsel at Wardyński & Partners.

Beware: not every infringement of a renowned brand is actionable


The court may refuse to find unfair competition even if the grounds are met, if the facts in the case show that the holder of a renowned trademark did not take action against infringements for an extended time.

When is income on currency options recognised?


In the case of “virtual” currency forward contracts income is deemed to arise upon receipt of payment.