What we do?
The WTS partnership is a patent attorneys practice whose goal is to provide aid in all matters connected with the protection of intellectual property rights, their transfer and commercialisation. The partnership was formed in 2002 as an initiative of founder partners, who made the choice to merge their experience gathered over several years at other patent agencies. The patent attorneys...The Partnership
Patents and utility models
WTS Patent Attorneys aids its clients in all procedural and legal matters relating to European, International and Polish patent applications, patents, and utility models. Furthermore, we cooperate with numerous foreign attorneys to represent our international clients in Polish and European proceedings dealing with the protection of intellectual property rights. Our services include the...Patents and utility models
WTS Patent Attorneys assists clients in all procedural and legal matters involved in the filing, opposition, invalidation and appeal procedures pertaining to Polish, European and International trade marks. Furthermore, we cooperate with many international agencies to represent our foreign clients in national matters related to the protection of their trade marks. Our services in this regard...Trademarks
Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation
WTS Patent Attorneys has specialised in legal advice relating to the identification of and minimizing patent risks inherent in the market entry of pharmaceuticals. Our team has conducted many court processes before the Polish Patent Office and civil courts, in cases concerning patent invalidation as well as matters concerning their infringement. Our experiences: Alendronate patent PL 195 272...Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation
The decision to obtain patent protection for one´s technical solutions or to market them should be based on the minute knowledge of the state of the art and extant exclusive rights of other parties. A patent search is performed to determine the type and scope of technical solutions related to these solutions in question and ascertain the legal status thereof. The results of such search may be...Patent searches
Validations of European Patents in Poland
We offer our professional assistance in the procedure for validating granted European Patents before the Polish Patent Office. European patents take effectin designated countries no sooner than upon validation of granted patentsat national Patent Offices. Poland is not a party to the London Agreement. Therefore, in order to validate a European Patent in Poland a translation of...Validations of European Patents in Poland
Support of the investment process
We provide consulting services to entities who are either planning to invest or are already investing in innovative enterprises. By carrying out IP due diligence (i.e. comprehensive audits), relating to industrial property rights, we are able to assist investors in identifying and evaluating the innovativeness of technologies being reviewed. As part of the audit, we also determine the strength...Support of the investment process
The WTS Patent Attorney partnership aids its clients in all procedural and legal matters relating to the broadly understood concept of intellectual property protection. First and foremost, we provide services related to the conduct of proceedings before appropriate national and foreign institutions which are involved in the protection and execution of intellectual property. Our activities in...Other services
Acting on behalf of a renowned in corporated company which had been active for several years on the chemical reagent market and was interested in purchasing a novel technical product, we identified a scientific partner. By conducting patent searches we aided in the verification of the development efforts. Research performed jointly with the scientific partner made it possible to...Credentials
Rafał Witek participated in the UNION-IP Roundtable in Munich
On the 24th of February a roundtable session of the UNION-IP took place in Munich. The subject of the meeting which was entitled “What Does My Claim Cover?” were the consequences of the changes in the amendments to patents claims during and after patent proceedings. Rafał Witek, a Partner at our firm, attended the event. UNION-IP is an organization operating since 1961. It provides a...
Germany ratifies the Unified Patent Court Agreement
On the 17th of February, German government ratified the Unified Patent Court Agreement. Therefore, the last of the conditions upon which the launch of the UPC had been dependent was fulfilled. The Court will be ready to receive its first cases starting from the 1st of June 2023, while as early as on the 1st of March the so-called Sunrise Period will begin, during which holders of European...
Value of the IP portfolio of our Client, Genomtec S.A., estimated at EUR 191.336 million
In the last few days, we have been pleased to find out about the success of one of our Clients. Genomtec S.A. is a Wrocław-based technology company operating in the field of clinical diagnostics, which was established in 2016. Recently, Genomtec has commissioned a valuation of its intellectual property portfolio from Dennemeyer — an independent firm operating globally. The case of...
WTS at the ninth edition of the Conference of the Construction Chemicals Industry
On the 6th of December the ninth edition of the Conference of the Construction Chemicals Industry took place in Warsaw. WTS Patent Attorneys, represented by Anna Rożkowicz and Arkadiusz Kalinowski was among the exhibitors. The conference has gathered the representatives of the construction chemicals industry, from the managerial staff, to research and development, purchases, and...
Anna Gdula and Piotr Adamczyk awarded the Bronze Cross of Merit by President of Poland
On the 18th of November, a special ceremony was hosted by the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys, during which two patent attorneys from the WTS team: Anna Gdula, a partner at our firm, and Piotr Adamczyk were granted the Bronze Cross of Merit. The decorations were awarded by President of Poland in recognition “of merits in services for popularizing the subject of industrial property”....
The seminar “IP litigation in Poland”
On the 14th of October in Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw, WTS Patent Attorneys and DBS hosted a seminar entitled “IP litigation in Poland”. The purpose of this event was to introduce the participants to legal procedures applicable in disputes involving inventions and trademarks. The expert presentations concerned both judicial proceedings as well as the opposition proceedings before the...
Anna Gdula, Andrzej Witek, and Rafał Witek at the FICPI World Congress 2022
From 26 to 30 September the annual edition of the FICPI (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys) World Congress took place in Cannes. Patent attorneys and IP lawyers from all over the world came to Côte d’Azur. Of course, the representatives of our firm were also be there: Anna Gdula, Andrzej Witek, and Rafał Witek, partners at WTS, attended the event. ...
Katarzyna Kwestarz and Anna Szajna at the conference “Corrugated Cardboard: the Newest Technologies”
On the 8th and 9th of September, the 11. edition of the conference “Corrugated Cardboard: the Newest Technologies” took place in Szczyrk. The event was organized by the publishing house Polski Drukarz LLC. Our firm was represented there by patent attorneys Katarzyna Kwestarz and Anna Szajna. Throughout the conference Katarzyna and Anna offered free legal counsel on matters related to the...
Anna Gdula and Rafał Witek at the 2022 AIPPI World Congress
From 10 to 13 September, the annual edition of the World Congress of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) took place in San Francisco. The partners at our firm, Anna Gdula and Rafał Witek, attended the event. A long-awaited return to the on-site form of the Congress after the break caused by the pandemic was an...
IAM Patent 1000: WTS highly recommended, individual distinctions for Rafał Witek, Andrzej Witek, and Anna Gdula
We are very pleased to inform you that WTS Patent Attorneys has once again been recognized in the prestigious IAM Patent 1000 ranking. Our company was selected as highly recommended in the prosecution category. Moreover, individual distinctions were granted to Rafał Witek, Andrzej Witek, and Anna Gdula. IAM Patent 1000 rankings, which are published annually, are based on extensive...