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Will the Patent Office allow letters of consent again?
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak
  • Poland
  • 18 August 2014

International trademark practice has developed letters of consent to overcome a prima facie conflict between trademarks. The Polish Patent Office has accepted letters of consent in the past; however, a couple of years ago it changed its position and it now refuses to acknowledge them. Legislation has now been proposed under which they would once again be accepted if they fulfilled certain requirements.

Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak