Trademark Opposition & Invalidation


  • represent clients in trademark opposition, invalidation and revocation proceedings in the Polish Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
  • are skilled in the legal and procedural aspect of the proceedings which we turn into an advantage for clients, and have participated in several “make-law” cases regarding issues such as 3D trademarks, descriptiveness, combinations of colors, or bad faith
  • keep abreast of Polish and European trademark practice; our attorneys co-authored a commentary to a major reform that introduced Polish IP Courts

Selected Experience

Our team members have represented or acted for:

  • a well-known oil company in trademark invalidation proceedings related to 3D trademarks and combinations of colors
  • a reputable clothing brand in a series of trademark invalidation disputes related to a depiction of animals
  • a wallpaper producer in a series of trademark invalidation and revocation disputes in EUIPO related to the concept of descriptiveness
  • in a large number of trademark opposition cases for clients from various market sectors such as pharma, cosmetics, luxury goods, insurance, or FMCG