Alicja Zalewska-Orabona

WTR Research

The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise

Bronze - Individuals: enforcement and litigation

Recommended - Individuals: prosecution and strategy

“A fantastic firm that is highly regarded for its practical approach to legal services”, CMS “considers business strategy from a global perspective” and utilises unique software tools to reduce costs and maximise efficiencies. Its “responsive, innovative and collaborative” practitioners receive floods of instructions across the trademark lifecycle for giants such as Microsoft, whose portfolio is ably managed by of counsel Alicja Zalewska-Orabona and senior associate Maciej Olejnik. Patrons value Zalewska-Orabona’s in-house experience and forward-thinking approach. “She is extremely creative and detail oriented; I am blown away by how much she can learn and retain, as well as apply, in order to become stronger outside counsel,” enthuses one happy client. “A genuine partner, Alicja has been instrumental in helping with our digital transformation. Overall, she is incredible – a dream to work with and at the top of her field.” The versatile Olejnik also wins rave reviews from patrons: “In my opinion, he is one of the best attorneys I have worked with in the last decade. He is patient and understanding, and provides accurate decisions.” Rounding off the line-up and leading the firm’s Central and Eastern European (CEE) IP group, Tomasz Koryzma ensures that brands are fully protected and keeps infringers at bay. As testament to his skillset, L’Oréal has chosen the outfit as its sole anti-counterfeiting counsel in Poland and Koryzma works closely with local customs officials and police to resolve any threats quickly and discreetly.

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