- Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys
- Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys at Law
Senior Associate at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Maciej Olejnik is a senior associate in the firm’s IP/technology, media and communications group. He is an attorney at law and a patent attorney.
He has advised and represented clients on all aspects of IP law for over 12 years. His experience includes drafting and negotiating agreements for the licensing and transfer of IP rights (including patents, copyright, trademarks and know how), participating in proceedings before the Polish Patent Office and the EU Intellectual Property Office, managing a portfolio of industrial property rights and providing advisory services related to brand protection strategies. One of Mr Olejnik’s main areas of interest is the media industry, where he provides advisory services on agreements related to content distribution (including audio-visual content). Mr Olejnik has also advised entities from the retail, business consultancy, manufacturing and defence industries.
Mr Olejnik’s experience includes disputes concerning the protection of IP rights. He has represented clients in such disputes before the Polish Patent Office and the EU Intellectual Property Office (eg, in cases concerning the revocation and invalidation of trademark registrations), as well as before state courts in cases concerning the infringement of industrial property rights and acts of unfair competition (eg, against entities that market look-alike goods and entities that apply misleading markings and unfair advertising).