2019-04-11

We’re happy to announce that the new release of Chambers Global Practice Guide Life Sciences (Poland) is now available here: https://practiceguides.chambers.com/practice-guides/life-sciences-2019/poland

The Life Sciences guide provides expert legal commentary on the key issues for businesses involved in the life sciences sector. The guide covers the important developments in the most significant jurisdictions.

Regulatory Framework  |  Clinical Trials   Marketing Authorities  |  Pricing and Reimbursement  |  Promotion and Advertising   Digital Healthcare  |  Manufacturing  |  Distribution  |  Import and Export  |  Patents   IP Other Than Patent  |  Competition Law |  Transactions/Collaborations  |  Investigations/White Collar   Product Liability  |  Privacy & Data Protection

The authors of this guide are: Katarzyna CzyżewskaKatarzyna ŁośJoanna DziurowiczMaciej HuziorDariusz TarabaszKarol PiekarczykKamil RzeczkowskiMaciej JamiołkowskiAnna FilipowskaMaciej NiezgodaNatalia ŁukawskaMarta Puścion and Oliwia Buchali.
 

2019-02-20

The Polish Society of Cinematographers is to award its prize to the author of best full-length feature film photography for the seventh time; this year, the prize is also awarded for documentary and TV series photography.

The winner of the PSC prize is selected by the cinematographers holding the Society’s membership. The prize awarding gala is to be held on 9 March.

http://psc.pl/nagroda-psc-zgloszone-filmy/

Czyżewscy Law Firm handles the legal aspects of the competition.

2019-02-18

During the 12th edition of the Annual Regulatory Summit held in Warsaw on 26-28 February, Katarzyna Czyżewska and Dariusz Tarabasz are to give presentations.

26.02 - 2019 DRUG REIMBURSEMENT – CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES – Katarzyna Czyżewska

  • drug reimbursement in the context of investment in Poland and research and development activities: can RTR (reimbursement development mode) change the reimbursement status for some applicants?
     
  • the new negotiating strategy of the Economic Committee and the list of drugs reimbursed as of January 2019: have the lists changed significantly after another round of repeated reimbursement decisions?
     
  • risks inherent in excessive price pressure – are tools preventing excessive exportation effective?
     
  • what else may change in drug reimbursement in the light of the National Drugs Policy 2018-2022?

26.02 - IMPLICATIONS OF A MEMBER STATE’S EU EXIT FOR THE DRUGS MARKET ON THE EXAMPLE OF BREXIT – Katarzyna Czyżewska

  • Brexit’s impact on marketing authorisations issued under the centralised, decentralised, MRP and national procedures
     
  • guidelines of the European Commission on the necessary changes to drug marketing authorisations / manufacturing in the context of Brexit
     
  • change of the marketing authorisation holder and validity of reimbursement decisions in Poland; strategy to be adopted where the applicant is the MAH and where the applicant is a representative of the marketing authorisation holder
     
  • Ministry of Health’s communique on Brexit’s implications for drug reimbursement - what is it about?
     

28.02 - LAW ON COSMETIC PRODUCTS AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR ENTREPRENEURS. DIRECTION OF CHANGES, NEW DUTIES, MONITORING OF ADVERSE EVENTS, PRACTICAL ISSUES. NEW LEGAL ENVIRONMENT – EVOLUTION OR REVOLUTION? – Dariusz Tarabasz

  • new law on cosmetic products in practice – entrepreneurs’ new obligations on the cosmetic market
  • principles of penal and administrative liability – a new approach to ensuring enforceability of laws and regulations
  • facility registration – practical issues
  • System for Notifying Serious Adverse Effects of Cosmetic Products
  1. operating principles
  2. practical issues
  3. regulations governing personal data protection (GDPR)
  • monitoring of adverse effects in cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries on a comparative basis
  • principles of supervision over cosmetic products in the context of protection of trade secrets and amendment of the law on suppression of unfair competition (including specifically the amendment to the definition of a business secret – sourcing information vs. act of unfair competition)
  • the inspector’s rights and obligations during inspection
  1. inspection step by step
  2. entrepreneur’s rights during inspection
     

2019-02-18

On 19 February, Katarzyna Czyżewska is to give a lecture titled “Reimbursement of Biological Drugs – Challenges in Funding Biological Therapies under the Drug Reimbursement Law” during the conference titled “Reference Biological Drugs and Biosimilar Biological Drugs – Challenges of 2019.”

During her lecture, Katarzyna Czyżewska, attorney at law, shall address the following issues:

- the concept of ‘equivalent’ in the Drug Reimbursement Law in the context of funding of biological drugs

- setting official prices – should different principles apply in the case of biological drugs?

- principles of reimbursement up to a limit and generic substitution of drugs in the context of biological treatment

- limits of service providers’ freedom in purchasing of biological drugs for therapeutical purposes in the context of drug reimbursement
 

2019-01-11

Agnieszka Holland’s most recent film has qualified for the main competition of Berlinale International Film Festival.
“Mr. Jones” is a story of a journalist who covered the Great Famine of the 1930s.

2018-12-10

KIPA and Czyżewscy Law Firm wish to invite you to an open session of the Accelerator for young entrepreneurs from the audiovisual sector devoted to investors in the audiovisual industry. During the second part of the meeting, Krzysztof Czyżewski will talk about the basics of signing investor contracts.

The session will be held in Warsaw’s Kinoteka on 13 December.

Admission is free. Please confirm your participation by Tuesday, 11 December 2018, via e-mail to biuro@kipa.pl, with the title “Akcelerator - Sesja otwarta” [Accelerator - Open session] entered in the subject line.

2018-11-20

We are proud and happy to celebrate the 8th anniversary of our law firm.

Thank you for being with us!

2018-11-19

The 26th edition of CAMERIMAGE International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography was held in Bydgoszcz on 10-17 November. The event was accompanied by numerous seminars, workshops and meetings with experts.

Krzysztof Czyżewski, attorney at law, co-hosted the panel titled “Professional and Legal Support Tools for Cinematographers.” The panel discussed the available legal support tools and analysed the issues that may be resolved with their help to avoid problematic situations or litigation. The discussion also focused on various models of collaboration with agents and law firms on the international market. The guests of the panel included active cinematographers, representatives of cinematographers’ associations from a number ofcountries, agents and lawyers.

The panel was organised by: PSC (Polish Society of Cinematographers), BVK (German Society of Cinematographers) and FilmPRO magazine.

CAMERIMAGE International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography is the world’s largest and best known festival devoted to the art of cinematography.

 

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