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Ewelina Madej

Senior Associate
+48.22.653.4237
Fax +48.22.653.4250

Ewelina Madej (Legal Advisor) is an Associate in K&L Gates' Warsaw office experienced in representing both multinational and domestic clients in various areas of law, especially in:

  • copyright,
  • trademark,
  • unfair competition,
  • personal data protection, and data processing related matters.

She advises clients on transactions regarding the acquisition of intellectual property rights. She provides various services such as legal due diligence, data protection audit, unfair competition litigation, recovery of domain names in domain name disputes, and other general corporate matters. She has extensive experience in representing clients in anti-piracy work based both on copyright and trademark law. Ewelina has also been involved in Internet piracy and new technology related issues. She is also involved in real estate projects focusing on advice related to transactions, lease agreements, and preparation of due diligence reports, as well as other real estate matters.

Ewelina joined K&L Gates in March 2010 having worked for another international law firm since 2006 in the fields of intellectual property and commercial law. Previously, she also worked for one of the largest and most renowned media groups in Poland.

Professional Background

Ewelina Madej joined K&L Gates in March 2010 having worked for another international law firm since 2006 in the fields of intellectual property and commercial law. Previously, she also worked for one of the largest and most renowned media groups in Poland. In 2005, Ewelina Madej completed the University of Bayreuth, annual study carried out in the framework of Socrates Erasmus (Law Faculty).

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Legal Advisor, Warsaw

Speaking Engagements

  • Presentation on "Recent developments in personal data protection essential for HR in force since January 2015’'; Law Conference Labor and Wages in 2015; March 19, 2015, Warsaw.
  • Presentation on "The draft EU Regulation of the EU and the obligation to adapt national laws on the protection of personal data to the guidelines" at the conference "Developments of personal data protection in practice"; 10 March 2015, Warsaw.
  • Presentation within the K&L Gates Breakfast series on “Documentation in the personal data processing"; 17 February 2015, Warsaw.
  • Presentation on “Responsibilities of a food business operator under Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011”; IV Summer School on Food Law, IGI Food Consulting, K&L Gates was a partner of the event, May 28, 2014, Zdunowo.
  • Presentation on “Intellectual Property Rights Management”; Protection of Intellectual Property, Workshop, March 21, 2014, Warsaw.
  • Presentation on “Building a popular brand - legal perspective- case study”; III Summer School on Food Law, IGI Food Consulting, June 15-16, 2013, Zdunowo.
  • Presentation on "Cloud Computing and law”; Cloud Computing conference, Science and IT Students’ Association of Warsaw School of Economics, April 26, 2013, Warsaw.
  • Presentation on “Building and developing a brand - 7 Deadly Sins”; 2nd Polish Congress of the Food Industry organized with the cooperation of Kanapa Forbes, October 23, 2012, Opole.
  • Antipiracy training sessions for the Polish custom officers.
  • Copyright and Photography - presentation at National Film School in Łódź.
  • Advised and assisted one of the largest blue-chip capital groups in Poland on data processing and sharing issues.
  • Advised and assisted in due diligence processes in regard to the acquisition of a popular social network and of a movie recommendation website and its user base.
  • Advised and assisted in a due diligence process in regard to the takeover of a banking group (personal data protection - regulatory aspects).
  • Advised and assisted in a data protection audit on behalf of an international pharmaceutical corporation.
  • Advised on regulatory aspects related to the import of agricultural merchandises to Poland.
  • Advised on regulatory aspects related to the launch of a food manufacturing plant.
  • Assisted one of the largest banks in Poland in filing a personal data collection with the Polish Inspector General for the Personal Data Protection.
  • Advised a leading insurance company in Poland on copyright issues in a contract for colocation services and lease of space for a data center.
  • Advised and assisted a major international corporation in the recovery of domain names.
  • Advised clients in preparing documentation for data processing.
  • Participated in due diligence processes related to real estate.
  • Assisted a client from the aerospace industry with respect to the purchase of real estate by foreigners in Poland.
  • Advised and assisted Polish film distributors in various copyright and corporate related issues.
  • Advised and assisted major Polish perfume producers in unfair competition litigation.
  • Assisted a major entertainment company on corporate issues.
  • Advised and assisted major clients in daily anticounterfeiting work based both on copyright and trademark law.
  • Prepare applications for customs protection for major clients.
  • Cooperate with IP enforcement bodies on behalf of major clients.