PARTNER

Dr Katarzyna Mełgieś

 
Legal counsel, the graduate of the Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration of John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (KUL). She was conferred doctor of law degree based on the publically defended dissertation entitled “Public and legal character of the nature of concessions and authorizations to exercise economic activity”, Associate Professor in the Department of Administrative Law of KUL.
 
Key areas of practice:
• Administrative law and procedures, court and administrative proceedings
• Health protection law
• Medical law
• Pharmaceutical law
• Industrial property rights
• Commercial law
 
Dr Katarzyna Mełgieś represented global companies in disputes related to the infringement of industrial property rights as well as the law on suppressing unfair competition. She participated in cases related to the invalidation of industrial property rights before the Polish Patent Office and administrative courts. She counselled also on the cases related to the commercialization of research results and developing strategies for the protection of intellectual property rights. She gained professional experience through cooperation with one of the largest patent and law firms in Poland (Patpol – European Polish Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys), where in the years 2002 -2006 and 2013 – 2015 she was the Head of Litigation Department, while running her own practice.
 
She participated in many national and international conferences on health protection law and intellectual property law – she is the author of many publications in this field. She is a lecturer at the medical law seminar, organized regularly by C.H. Beck Publishing House and Polish Bar Foundation.
 
She is a member of The Local Chamber of Legal Advisers in Lublin as well as International Trademark Association (INTA) , Marques i European Health Law Association (EHLA).
 
mobile: + 48 601 247 234
email: katarzynamelgies@mmplegal.pl
 
Working languages: Polish, English