Dr Wojciech Włodarczyk

Wojciech Włodarczyk (born in 1970) – PhD in Law, a graduate of the master studies at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin and the post-graduate studies on industrial property law at the Jagiellonian University. During the years 1995 – 2011, he was a university lecturer (assistant and assistant professor) at the Chair of Administrative Law, the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, headed by Professor Wojciech Łączkowski, a judge of the Constitutional Tribunal, a member of the Monetary Policy Council and a Chairman of the Central Election Commission. He wrote his PhD thesis concerning the protection of trade marks under the guidance of an excellent specialist in the field, Professor Ryszard Skubisz. The thesis was prepared for printing and published as a book under a title Zdolność odróżniająca znaku towarowego (Lublin 2001). It was the first scientific presentation of this issue against amended legislation in Poland, which was thoroughly reformed by a current act, i.e. The Industrial Property Law of 2000. He was the youngest expert at the Seym during legislative works concerning this law.
From 1995, for 16 years, he made all possible efforts to combine his educational practice at the University with professional work as a legal advisor and patent attorney. At present, he conducts his lectures and other educational classes only as a guest, at an invitation of prestigious professional and educational institutions. He is an author of several publications. He knows English and some German.
He possesses professional titles of a European Patent Attorney before the European Patent Office, a patent attorney in Poland, a European Attorney for industrial designs and trademarks. He is a member of the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys (Warsaw) and the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (Munich). He commenced his regular professional practice for business in 1998 as a specialist of intangible assets at renown food sector companies. He is strongly connected with this industry sector as a law practitioner and patent attorney. To this extent, he has acquired an enormous experience through working with small and medium-sized companies, as well as large businesses, including international corporations. He proves to be an advisory who enjoys a great recognition in the field if industrial property law among international designers and fashion creators. He conducts cases in the specified trades as well as in many other fields of several renown and famous brands. For years, he has been cooperating as a patent attorney with several law firms. He has co-established, along with other patent attorneys and lawyers, teams which have dealt in particular with leading cases. He acts in his capacity of an arbiter at the Court of Arbitration for Internet Domains in Warsaw, the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunication, and also a domain judge at the Court of Arbitration, the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw. He is a partner at an experts’ firm Włodarczyk + Włodarczyk rzecznicy patentowi sp.p.
In his private life, Wojciech is married. He has a great passion for horticulture, which he practises in his free time; he is fascinated by ideas promoted by a French gardener, Gilles Clément. He is an expert on the history of architecture, and specifically Sou Fujimoto. He is strongly devoted to his beloved cat, Sou.