On 24 April, a conference “Intellectual Property Law – Competition – New Technology” was held in Warsaw. Prof. Rafał Sikorski, head of the IP and Competition law and partner at SMM Legal was among the speakers.
The conference was co-organised by the Institute of Legal Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Intellectual Property and Competition Law Society chaired by Prof. Sikorski. Topics discussed by participants spanned copyright law, industrial property law, competition law, as well as matters inherent to the development of new technologies and their impact on IP law. The speakers included both academics and practitioners. Prof. Sikorski presented a paper on patent licensing on FRAND terms in the context of current developments in the 5G technology. The conference was also attended by members of the IP and Competition Law Team at SMM Legal.