Meet the

We established our law firm in 2008. From the very beginning, we aimed to create a team of experts dedicated to a cultivating a friendly workplace, building a client-first philosophy, and exemplifying what it means to be a professional law office. Thanks to our joint efforts, we have achieved this goal, providing every client who walks through our doors with dedicated support in the field of legal protection for intellectual property.

Our clients range from major enterprises in the SME sector to large business groups all over Poland. We build relationships with those clients and provide long-term service through our specializations in the legal protection of international technical solutions. With unique services in the field of consulting for strategic security implementation and a flexible approach to settlements, we constantly aim to improve, address new issues in the field, and guarantee comprehensive service.

The EUPATENT law firm has been the recipient of awards on the international market – recognized and ranked as one of the best law firms in the field of proceedings before patent offices by the World’s Leading Patent Professionals – the Intellectual Asset Management Patent 1000.

Patent Department

Adam Pawłowski

European patent attorney, Polish patent attorney, EUIPO professional representative

Adam graduated in electronics and telecommunications from the Technical University of Lodz, Poland, and the Technical University of Denmark.

He qualified as a European patent attorney through the European Qualifying Examination in 2007. As an experienced engineer, he holds the IEEE Senior Member position.

Adam gained extensive experience in the industry having worked at various international telecommunication corporations. He has vast experience in developing patent strategies, primarily for startups and established SMEs.

Adam has been recognized as the sole person from Poland at IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists. He also shares his knowledge with eager patent trainees as a CEIPI tutor.

Katarzyna Szwajkowska (Święs)

European patent attorney

Katarzyna graduated in chemical technology from the Silesian Technical University in Poland. She studied modifications of copolyesters used in the controlled release of drugs and specializes in plastics and polymers. Katarzyna drafts patent applications and conducts patentability, as well as the freedom to operate searches.

Qualified through the European Qualifying Examination, Katarzyna also prepares opinions on the validity of Polish and foreign patent applications.

Tomasz Derek

European patent attorney

Tomasz graduated in mechanics and computer science at the International Faculty of Engineering from the Technical University of Lodz. He also studied at Jönköping University in Sweden. He gained vast practical experience in the automotive industry, working in an R&D department for an international company, where he was responsible for installations, modifications, and improvements to technological lines.

Qualified through the European Qualifying Examination, Tomasz works on mechanical cases and is involved in prior art searches and patent drafting.

Legal and Trademark Department

Eliza Nowacka

Lawyer, Polish patent attorney, EUIPO professional representative

Eliza graduated with a law degree from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Lodz. She also passed Postgraduate Intellectual Property Studies from the Faculty of Law at Warsaw University. She is also a graduate of Intellectual Property School, the H. Grocjusz Intellectual Property Centre, and a member of the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys and Licensing Executives Society in Poland.

Eliza is in charge of trademarks, industrial designs, copyrights, and unfair competition issues. She specializes in trademark opposition proceedings, as well as invalidation of trademarks and designs. She deals with strategies of industrial property protection, handles proceedings before intellectual property offices (including the Polish Patent Office, the EUIPO, the WIPO), draws up and reviews agreements in the field of industrial property, and prepares legal opinions.

Marcin Faron


Marcin graduated with a law degree from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Lodz. He is a PhD Candidate whose thesis focused on service mark as an independent object of protection. He is also a graduate of the School of Intellectual Property Law, organized by the H. Grotius Center of Intellectual Property Law, and several courses organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Marcin’s MA thesis devoted to an obligation of trademark use was a finalist of The Best MA Thesis which he defended for the Faculty of Law and Administration University of Lodz Contest during the academic year 2019/2020. During his studies, he was awarded by the President of the University of Lodz after defense of his MA thesis and was awarded one of the highest honors given to graduates of the University of Lodz – the Medal for Glorious Studies.

He specializes in trademarks and designs protection, conducting intellectual property legal researches, drawing up IP agreements, drafting applications for the Polish Patent Office, the EUIPO, as well as the WIPO, and counseling in questionable issues such as infringement proceedings.

Administration department

Jakub Nijak

Senior paralegal

Graduate of the University of Lodz Faculty of Law and Administration,

Jakub is responsible for client assistance in the European patent grant and PCT procedure. This includes a coordination of the EP validation process and the entry into the national phase of the PCT process. Additionally, he deals with administrative tasks in relation to settlements and supervision of the flow of official documents.

Justyna Ciupińska


Justyna graduated from the faculty of International Relations at the University of Lodz.

She is responsible for managing the flow of documents, contacting administrative authorities & clients, and is in charge of accounting.

Izabela Wengelewska


Izabela is an economist by profession. She gained her knowledge and professional experience from over ten years in one of the leading law offices in Lodz.

Now, she manages the flow of documents and is responsible for contact with numerous administrative authorities and clients.

Of Counsel

Paweł Błoński

European patent Attorney

Pawel graduated in computer science from the University of Zielona Gora, Poland. He specializes in protection of computer-implemented inventions in Europe and the US, as well as any related prior art and patentability searches. He has a vast experience in assessment and examination of patent pools and gained professional experience as a programmer in an outsourcing service company followed by an international digital television company.

Qualified in 2012 through the European Qualifying Examination, he runs an independent patent firm in Zielona Góra.

Jarosław Mirkowski

IP Strategy Advisor

Awarded a PhD in computer engineering from Slovak Technical University in Bratislava, Mirkowski lectured at the Technical University of Zielona Góra, Poland, and Universidad Tecnologica de la Mixteca in Huajuapan de Leon in Oaxaca, Mexico. He is also a fellow of the NATO Postgraduate Fellowship at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, and served for many years as a director of an intellectual property department for an international corporation active in the field of digital television.

Since 2014, he has been an independent consultant in managing intellectual property.