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dr Marcin Huczkowski LL.M.

Partner

Attorney at Law

Coordinates the works of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications,  Intellectual Property, Personal Data Protection, Cybersecurity practice.
Marcin Huczkowski, has been specializing in intellectual property law (with particular emphasis on copyright law), new technologies law and media law for over 11 years. He also has extensive knowledge of data protection law and cyber security regulations. Moreover, Marcin has particular experience in legal services provided for: (i) entities operating in the media sector, including press and book publishers, television and film producers and broadcasters and institutions of culture, and: (ii) entities operating in the IT / TMT sector, to the extent concerning, among others, implementation and provision of maintenance / support services for software / IT systems.

Prior to joining Zięba & Partners, Marcin gained his professional experience in SPCG, WKB and Gessel law Firms.

Language

Polish, English

Membership

The Kraków Bar of Legal Advisors

Education

The Jagiellonian University in Kraków, the Faculty of Law and Administration (Doctorate in Law, 2013); The Jagiellonian University in Kraków, The Faculty of American Studies (Interdisciplinary doctoral studies, 2011); Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium, The Faculty of Law, LL.M., Intellectual Property Law (2007); The Jagiellonian University in Kraków, The Faculty of Law and Administration (Master of Law, 2005); The Jagiellonian University in Kraków, The Institute of Intellectual Property Law, Postgraduate studies in copyright, publishing and press law (2004-2005); The Jagiellonian University in Kraków, The Faculty of Law and Administration, The School of American Law in cooperation with Catholic University of Washington, Columbus School of Law (2004)

Experience

  • Advising entities conducting business activity related to the media market, including Fremantle Media Polska sp. z o.o., as well as key publishers of dailies and magazines such as: Marquard Media Polska sp. z o.o. and Presspublica sp. z o.o., on protection of exclusive rights in audio-visual, musical and literary works.*
  • Advising the Polish Book Institute on the preparation and negotiation of licence agreements for book publications, films, audiobooks, etc. of such works as: "Król Maciuś I”, “Król Maciuś na bezludnej wyspie”.*
  • Providing legal services related to the potential acquisition by Ebay Inc. of exclusive rights to the largest online trading platform in Poland.*
  • Advising National Film-Archive Audio-visual Institute on legal aspects of digitisation of the archives of TVP. Supporting the Institute's projects related to the promotion of culture.*
  • Advising Rights Agency Limited Ltd., one of the largest copyright management agencies on the British market, on a dispute over remuneration due to performers.*
  • Advising Telewizja Puls sp. z o.o. and Stopklatka S.A. on, among others, conducting of broadcasting activities, including in particular the acquisition of exclusive rights to audio-visual works and musical works, conducting advertising / promotional activities and communication with The National Broadcasting Council.*
  • Advising 4Fun Media S.A. on conducting by this entity of emission activities within such channels as: 4fun.tv, 4fun Dance, 4fun Gold and 4fun Kids.*
  • Advising Tauron Energia on implementing and maintaining of a comprehensive intelligent metering system AMI.*
  • Advising Solari di Udine Spa on implementing and maintaining of an IT system ensuring the service of railway traffic at selected PKP railway stations.*
  • Advising one of the Polish banks on legal aspects related to the implementation of electronic document flow and biometric identification system.*
  • Advising a leading European manufacturer of ATMs and cash registers on the implementation and maintenance of software supporting these devices.*
  • Advising ADP Polska sp. z o.o. on negotiating contracts concerning implementation and support of HR and payroll software.*
  • Comprehensive implementation of legal requirements of the GDPR in several companies, including in particular in companies belonging to the Capital Groups such as: JSW, 4Fun Media S.A., Fitness Platinium sp. z o.o., ATT S.A. and Amusys Productions sp. z o.o.*
  • Conducting numerous trainings concerning personal data protection (GDPR), including trainings organized in cooperation with Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.*
  • Co-conducting of workshops on cybersecurity for employees of key service providers.*
 
*Advice provided in previous law firms.

Contact

+48 500 211 893 m.huczkowski@ziebapartners.com