Upcoming Events

  • LES Poland "Recent Developments at the EUIPO"

    Virtual | Dates: 19 – 19 May, 2022

    LES Poland will be hosting their 7th LESinar meeting on 19 May at 5:00pm CEST.
    It will be led by Jakub Mrozowski, advocate, holding a position of opposition and cancellation decision taker at the EUIPO, who will present the recent developments at the EUIPO.

    This event is free to participants and will be held in English.

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  • LESI Consumer Products Committee Meeting

    Dates: 01 – 01 Jun, 2022

    Presentation on Counterfeiting by Committee Member Krystian Maciaszek

    At our next committee call on June 1 at 8AM ET, Krystian Maciaszek will discuss the situation in Poland, and more broadly in the region of Central and Eastern Europe, as regards the challenges faced by holders of intellectual property rights in the field of counterfeiting. He will present some statistical data and discuss strategies which can be adopted in order to defend intellectual property rights more effectively. Krystian will refer to a report prepared by his Warsaw IPT team in cooperation with Amazon on the effectiveness of the fight against counterfeiting: www.dlapiper.com/en/europe/insights/publications/2022/04/...

    Speaker Biography
    Krystian Maciaszek has extensive experience in representing and advising clients on issues related to the protection of intellectual property. His practice focuses on brand protection, including the registration of trademarks, counterfeits, and combatting unfair competition - mainly on the FMCG, pharmaceutical and toys markets. He also advises clients on  the protection of registered and unregistered, industrial designs and copyrights, as well as on the protection of technological solutions in the construction, furniture and clothing industries. Krystian has significant expertise and know-how related to software licensing issues and he also represents clients before common courts, administrative courts, arbitration courts and the EUIPO. Krystian is an arbiter at Court of Arbitration in Matters Concerning Internet Domain Names at the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

    Access Info

    Microsoft Teams meeting


    Call In Info (audio only)

    +1 469-676-9220, 779448029#  (United States, Dallas)

    Phone Conference ID: 779 448 029#  (Find a local number)

  • LES South Africa "Strategies to bolster the enforceability of Confidentiality Agreements"

    Virtual | Dates: 09 – 09 Jun, 2022

    Representatives of different sized enterprises will participate in LES South Africa's Chemicals, Environment, Energy and Materials (CEEM) Committee panel discussion to compare local practices in relation to confidentiality agreements.  The focus of the discussion will be the following:

    • Strategies to bolster the enforceability of confidentiality agreements
    • Attitudes toward liquidated damages and other pre-agreed remedy/penalty clauses in confidentiality agreements
    • Practices in ensuring compliance with confidentiality agreements
    This event is free to LES members.

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  • 2023 LES International Annual Conference

    Montreal | Dates: 30 Apr – 02 May, 2023

    Save the Dates!

    LES International's 2023 Annual Conference will take place in Montreal on 30 April - 2 May.
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