Magdalena is a dual qualified Associate (admitted in England & Wales and Poland) advising on contentious and non-contentious matters across the full range of IP rights. She is one of the go-to lawyers in the group for trade mark matters, including overall trade mark protection strategy, third-party conflicts, IP infringement issues as well as the IP-related commercial and regulatory advice.
She is the lead associate acting for some of the world's largest brands, particularly within the entertainment, media, luxury, fashion and FMCG industries. Her experience includes the day-to-day management of complex international portfolios, often consisting of well-known trade marks, drafting licence agreements, talent contracts and distribution agreements, as well as advising on trade mark, design and copyright infringement, particularly in relation to fashion.
Magdalena has considerable experience in protecting non-standard trade marks and in leading and advising on complex opposition and cancellation proceedings based on bad faith. She is also a member of the MARQUES Regulatory Team.
|Since 2019||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2017 - 2019||Trade Marks & Designs Manager | Registered European Lawyer (radca prawny, Poland), Allen & Overy LLP, London|
|2018 - 2019||Secondment supporting IP Europe Counsel, The Coca-Cola Company, London|
|2014 - 2017||Trade Mark & Design Formalities Assistant, Simmons & Simmons, London|
|2012 - 2014||Trade Mark Paralegal at Novagraaf UK, Manchester and London|
|2010 - 2011||Assistant to the Head of the Department, Gdansk local government appeal court|
|2018||Admitted as a registered European lawyer, England and Wales|
|2018||Admitted to the Bar, Gdansk|
|2012||LL.M. in International Business & Commercial Law, The University of Manchester, School of Law|
|2011||Master in Laws LL.B./LL.M equivalent, The University of Gdansk|
|2009||Post-graduate course, The School of American Law (operated in partnership by the Chicago‐Kent College of Law & the University of Gdansk)|
|2008||Bachelor of Media & Social Communication, The University of Gdansk|
Making their mark, Intellectual Property Magazine, December 2018
Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys
The Metaverse: brands, avatars and digital fashion – Part II (virtual trade mark use)
As part of our series, we take a closer look at a deceptively simple issue: Does the digital representation of a brand in a virtual world constitute relevant trade mark use?