The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement and its consequences for Poland

istock-182786891-canadaThe Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was adopted by the Council and signed at the EU-Canada Summit on 30 October 2016. CETA will create jobs and strengthen economic relations between the EU and Canada.

See the full text of the Agreement

What will CETA introduce:

– helping to create growth and jobs at home

– ending custom duties

– letting EU businesses bid for Canadian public contracts

– stepping-up regulatory cooperation

– protecting European innovations, artists and traditional products

– opening up trade in services

– promoting investment

– ensuring good cooperation in future

– protecting democracy, consumers and the environment.


Polish Start-ups in the world of innovation

uprpOn the 1st – 2nd September 2016 XII International Symposium was held in Cracow and KG Legal was a participant thereof. The event was organised by the Polish Patent Office and co-organised with World Intellectual Property Office, Embassy of Israel in Poland, Jagiellonian University, AGH University of Science and Technology.


Download Symposium Programme 2016

Start-ups are becoming the most frequently chosen form of business and Cracow is becoming the hub of innovations, therefore the subject and the main goal of the Symposium was to show how the start-ups operate and to indicate possible ways of funding start-ups. The important thing in this type of business is legal protection and commercialisation of intellectual property. In Poland the Academic Incubators of Entrepreneurship (Akademickie Inkubatory Przedsiębiorczości) are the examples of the activity of the universities in the creation of innovative thinking.


NRW Wirtschafts­konferenz Polen – 300 experts and managers from Poland and Germany are talking about economic cooperation

NRW-Invest, IHK zu Dortmund and Wirtschaftsfoerderung Dortmud organised Polish Day as a part of Business Conference in Signal Iduna Park on 15 November 2016. The purpose was to develop and strengthen commercial and industrial relations between Polish entrepreneurs and German NRW District or Ruhr Metropolis.


BIAT – Innovation and High Technology Lab – Possibility of cooperation in 50 new IT Projects – Opportunities for Polish software developers

customlogoOn the 2nd – 3rd March 2017 the third edition of the BIAT – Innovation and High Technology Lab will be held in Catania at “Le Ciminiere”. The event is organised by the Italian Trade Agency in collaboration with the Convergence Regional Governments and the town of Catania.

The event is dedicated to biotechnology, ICT and new technologies, which are the sectors of specialization of KG Legal. BIAT aims to promote innovative products and services from Italy by matching suppliers (start-ups, innovative SMEs) and demanding entrepreneurs (large companies, investors).The event will be attended by ICT companies from Convergence Regions (Campania, Calabria, Apulia, Sicily), international large companies, research centres interested in technology transfer and venture capitalists.

The main goal is to foster forms of international cooperation at various levels and the opportunity to matchmaking with other companies interested in running projects from IT sector. You can find list of projects at this link:


The information was prepared by Kamil Trzaskoś of KG Legal Polish Law Firm. KG Legal provides specialised legal assistance to IT, Life Science as well as investment processes in Poland and organises networking between Polish and international companies and research centres.
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Cross-border legal assistance of KG Legal in debt collection in Poland under civil law judgement issued by the British court; the value of the case ~ 100,000 PLN.

IMG_7518KG Legal advises one of the UK based law firms in a cross border case involving the British client who is going to enforce in Poland the judgement issued by the British court against the Polish national. KG Legal assistance in such cases focuses on:

– finding legal and effective ways for a search and disclosure of debtor’s property in the Polish jurisdiction;

– filing the petition to the Polish bailiff (enforcement agent) for the enforcement of the judgment issued by the foreign court;

– safeguarding the interests of a foreign entity in the course of enforcement proceedings;

– proceedings for a declaration of enforceability of a foreign judgment or acting under the provisions of Brussels I Recast or “bis”.