Works on the new industrial-property law in Poland are now in progress. In April 2022, the government delivered the proposal, prepared by the Polish Patent Office and the Ministry of Economic Developmanet and Technology, for public consultations. The act includes many changes to IP practice and aims to regulate institutions and procedures for the protection of industrial property, propose new solutions to protect exclusive rights, and simplifyand shorten processes, including the granting of protection.
The project, which had wide consultation from the public, introduces significant changes to trademark regulation, as outlined below. Read more