In the years 2008-2016 VenaGroup provided variety of legal services to clients from many sectors, the services included:

  • Clients’ representation in court proceedings and mediation against leading international companies from the IT and telecommunications sectors in cases concerning violation of the intellectual property rights within the Polish jurisdiction;
  • Foreign clients’ representation before the EU Court in Poland in disputes over intellectual property rights to the world’s leading brands from the cosmetics industry;
  • Conducting successfully negotiations on behalf of Polish entrepreneurs with a number of foreign players from the cosmetics, clothing, household appliances sectors as well as within the scope of the industrial design, resulting in a positive outcome for our Clients;
  • Preparation of nationwide strategies for advertising campaigns as well as sales terms and conditions in compliance with the law on unfair competition law, competition and consumers’ protection provisions, data protection and unfair market practices legislation, including the legislation on online sales of goods and services, for clients within the tourism, cosmetics, marketing and training services sectors;
  • Drawing up draft agreements, opinions and conducting negotiations of multi-million dollar contracts on the implementation and maintenance of the standard or dedicated computer software within such sectors as: energy, gas, higher education, mining and arms industry, food, insurance and household appliances;
  • In 2014 our law firm provided services to the leading international company from the IT and new technology market. The legal counsellors of our law firm provided legal assistance to the client in drafting an agreement for sharing the software in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model along with a range of services aimed at adapting IT solutions to the customer’s needs in accordance with the specification of its business partner for the international company within the energy industry;
  • The law firm VenaGroup has negotiated the final shape of the agreement with the clients’ business partner and the project of integrating IT solutions with existing solution used by the client’s business partner;
  • The law firm has also assisted in:
    • drawing up opinions and negotiating the terms of the procurement contracts for the supplies of IT services to companies, including model SLA in accordance with the procedures for the award of a public procurement contract,
    • carrying out a legal due diligence resulting in securing the clients’ interests both at the stage of applying for a public procurement contract and at the stage of rendering public procurements,
    • negotiating and assessing many hosting contracts in the Service Level Agreement (SLA) model;
  • Our lawyers have a great deal of experience in conducting comprehensive legal due diligence and in legal consulting projects as well as analysis of IT supplies and services ordered by our Clients’ contractors taking into account a nature of the contractors’ business, warranties and general terms and conditions of IT and new technologies services, problems at the stage of implementation and maintenance of software;
  • VenaGroup has also conducted mediation and represented clients in court proceedings with a successful outcome in cases related to the provision of software implementation services, sharing and maintenance of software;
  • The legal counsellors of our law firm have drawn up draft contracts and legal opinions as well as negotiated multi-million dollar license contracts, advised on copyright protection, confidentiality agreements and know – how in course of supplying or sharing of new technologies;

In addition our team of lawyers have:

  • drafted opinions and negotiated terms of contracts on protection and security of personal data and databases;
  • negotiated on behalf of the Client implementation conditions and amendments to the multi-million dollar contract for the implementation and maintenance of computer software with public institutions, including legal and business consulting at various stages of the agreement performance;
  • represented effectively the interests of the leading Polish producer of plastic products achieving the preservation of the Client’s exclusive rights within the Polish jurisdiction, what resulted in obtaining exclusive rights to the production and promotion of many other products;
  • many times developed strategies for the protection and transfer of new technologies in different industry sectors at global and European level;
  • developed a strategy for the international protection of the Polish manufacturer’s trademark, closely cooperating with the world leader from the IT industry;
  • effectively represented clients in proceedings before the European Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) resulting in the cancellation of the Clients’ competitor’s exclusive rights;
  • successfully assisted in the conciliation proceedings before the Office in the “opposition – cooling off period” procedure;
  • represented the client before the arbitration court in the case concerning claims related to the “chargeback” institution making a significant contribution to the analysis and application of this institution in the context of international law to Polish agency agreements;rendered legal advice with respect to the implementation of informative obligations of public companies for the business client i.e. the leading company within the tourism sector;