ul. Królewska 7 lok. 2, 30-042 Kraków
tel. 0048 126319025, FAX 0048 123764367

Law Office Group of Partners

Ms. Maria du Vall – Attorney-at-Law

A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. She is experienced in the field of intellectual property rights protection while working (from 2002 to 2007) with the „Patent, Economic & Competition Law Office, Szwaja, du Vall, & Nowińska Partners; Attorneys-at-Laws, and Legal Advisers”; the above named partners of this Law Office are prominent representatives of the property law doctrine.

Since 2007, she has been practising law in close cooperation with Professor Ewa Nowińska (Ms.) in her ‘Economic, Press & Competition Law Office’; she works in the domain of intellectual property and represents entrepreneurs/business entities, inventors and right holders before courts and at various governmental offices.

She is the author of the following publications:
1) „Sprawozdawczość sądowa” (Court Reporting), in: Prawo Mediów (Media Law), editors: J. Barta, R. Markiewicz, A. Matlak , Lexis Nexis, Warszawa (Warsaw), 2005;
2) „Prowokacja dziennikarska” (Journalistic Entrapment), in: Zeszyty Prasoznawcze UJ (Press Studies Bulletins, Jagiellonian University), 2006;
3) „Wartość przedmiotu sporu w sprawach z zakresu nieuczciwej konkurencji” (Value of Object of Litigation in unfair competition cases), in: Monitor Prawniczy (The Legal Journal), 2006;
4) „Zabezpieczenie w stosunku do środków społecznego przekazu” (Security in the mass media) in: Monitor Prawniczy (The Legal Journal), 2006;
5) Author of three encyclopaedia entries in: “Słownik terminologii medialnej” (Glossary of Media Terms), UNIVERSITAS Society of Scientific Papers Authors and Publishers; editor W. Pisarek;

e-mail: m.duvall@dvk-kancelaria.pl
mobile: 508 149485

Ms. Teresa Karczmitowicz – Patent Attorney and registered European Patent Attorney, qualified to represent applicants at OHIM.

A graduate of: – Faculty of Management at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow; – Post-graduate Studies in industrial property law at the Jagiellonian University; – Post-graduate Studies in civil and administration law at the European School of Law and Administration in Warsaw.

Since 2000, she has been running her own Law Office. She specializes in intellectual property law with special focus on industrial property law. She collaborates closely with higher education institutions and counsels economic entities in ways to acquire intangible property rights.

The key domain of her legal activities comprises patent registration application procedures in Poland and abroad, i.e. at the ‘UP RP’ Polish Patent Office, OHIM, EPO, i.e. she assists in obtaining patents for inventions, in acquiring rights resulting from the registration of industrial designs, as well as protection rights for trade marks. As the client’s legal representative, she participates in litigations and court-administrative proceedings at the UP RP, OHIM, EPO, before administrative courts, Community trade mark courts, and Community industrial design courts.

She coordinates the assessing of intangible property rights and the preparation of applications for financial subsidies from European sources.

e-mail: t.karczmitowicz@dvk-kancelaria.pl
mobile: 510 252030

Ms. Dagmara Barańska – Żak, Attorney-at-Law

A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. She accomplished her obligatory internship for attorney-at-law in Katowice; since 2006 she has been running a Law Office. Legal services she renders to enterprises, business entities, and individuals cover legal counselling and legal representation before courts in criminal and civil-law lawsuits, particularly in family and inheritance cases, and, also, in economic cases.

e-mail: d.zak@dvk-kancelaria.pl
mobile: 501 439319

Mr. Michał Karczmitowicz –Legal Adviser Trainee

He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. He also accomplished Post-graduate Studies at the same University, in the field of public procurements. Now, he is registered as a Trainee Legal Adviser in the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Cracow.

He mainly specializes in public procurement law, protection of competition, and consumer rights (fair trade) in the wide sense, from the point of view of business entities and individuals. He draws up applications and legal papers necessary in administrative proceedings, he prepares pleadings for court-administrative proceedings, he also deals with vindications and enforcement proceedings.

e-mail: m.karczmitowicz@dvk-kancelaria.pl
mobile: 697 992620


30-045 Kraków
ul. Królewska 7 lok. 2

e-mail: biuro@dvk-kancelaria.pl
Tel: 0048 126319025
FAX: 0048 123764367