Łukasz Żelechowski 







Dr (Polish degree: Dr hab.), Associate Professor (adiunkt) at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw, Department of Intellectual Property Law. Head of the Postgraduate Studies in Intellectual Property Law at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw (since 2022). Dr iur. (University of Warsaw, 2009). Dr. hab. (University of Warsaw, 2020). Polish qualified patent attorney, Arbitrator at the Arbitration Court for Domain Names at the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications, Lecturer in the Regional Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw.  Member of ATRIP (International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property).

He specializes in intellectual property law and civil law. His publications mainly focus on issues of property law, industrial property law, law on combating unfair competition, international and European intellectual property law. Author of the books: “Ochrona oznaczeń odróżniających w prawie zwalczania nieuczciwej konkurencji. Zagadnienia konstrukcyjne” [Protection of distinctive signs in unfair competition law. Constructional issues] (2019), “Zastaw zwykły i rejestrowy na prawach własności przemysłowej” [Ordinary and registered pledge over industrial property rights] (2011) and “Ustalenie szkody majątkowej wyrządzonej naruszeniem prawa ochronnego na znak towarowy w prawie niemieckim i polskim” [Assessment of damages caused by a trademark infringement in German and Polish law] (2004). Editor and contributor to the commentary “Prawo własności przemysłowej. Komentarz” ["Industrial property law. Commentary"], vol. VIII A and VIII B, of the series “Komentarze Prawa Prywatnego” ["Private Law Commentaries"] (C.H. Beck [2021-2022]). Contributor to the commentary to the Polish Civil Code, (edited by K. Osajda, C.H. Beck, [2013 and 2017]). Co-author of the textbook on industrial property law (P. Kostański, Ł. Żelechowski, Prawo własności przemysłowej, C.H. Beck, 1st ed. [2014], 2nd ed. [2020]).

Scholarship holder at the Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law in Munich (2007), Visiting professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law (2012), University of Catania, Faculty of Law (2023). His doctoral dissertation on ordinary and registered pledge over industrial property rights received the award of the Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education in the 7th edition of the competition organized by the Polish Patent Office (2009). His habilitation dissertation on protection of distinctive signs within unfair competition law received the award of the Minister of Economic Development, Labour and Technology in the 18th edition  of the competition organized by the Polish Patent Office (2020).