Agnieszka is an experienced attorney specialising in intellectual property and pharmaceutical law. She is responsible for the local disputes practice in intellectual property and life sciences. She has in-depth knowledge and experience, particularly in the life sciences and healthcare sectors.

Clients particularly value her ability to bridge the interface between intellectual property/fair competition and regulatory issues. She is praised for advising in complex domestic or European patent, trade secret, trademark, copyright and unfair competition litigation, as well as IP advisory (licensing or collaboration agreements) and IP portfolio management across all major industries.

She advises on the regulation of pharmaceutical advertising and medical devices, reimbursement and borderline products.

She also has a proven track record in advising and litigating in arbitration and regulatory proceedings in the areas of life sciences, consumer protection and digital regulation.

She is lecturer at the reputed Faculty of Law in Poland and the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys. 

Agnieszka's work has earned her awards in legal rankings as a leading IP and life sciences lawyer (IAM, WTR, Legal500, Managing IP). She was named one of the "Top 25 Women in Law" in the third edition of the list of the 25 most prominent women lawyers in business by the Polish edition of the Forbes Women and Women in Law Foundation. In 2023 she was included in the "Top 50 Women in IP Law" list, which recognises "the best and brightest female intellectual property lawyers", prepared by the World IP Review. In 2020, she was a double winner of the LMG European Rising Stars Award (in the Life Sciences and Poland categories) in the listing organised by the UK-based Euromoney Institutional Investor, one of the world's largest providers of business and financial information.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

I am working on intellectual property matters that often at the cutting-edge of legal developments and that shape the local court practice and local market. I am experienced in dealing with contemporary and complex legal issues through the courts, intellectual property offices and arbitration. Many intellectual property institutions, such as Polish Patent Office, World Intellectual Property Organizastion or local chambers of advocates or patent and trade mark attorney seeks my expertise in projects that shapes the local IP ecosystem, such as drafting legislation process or opinions on existing legislation. I regularly attend conferences and publish articles and commentaries on intellectual property protection, shaping the contemporary debate on intellectual property.

Agnieszka is a force to be reckoned with; she is a fantastic lawyer with a strong work ethic, and truly knows a lot about the law.

Sztoldman […] is fast emerging as a star of Polish IP practice. One client cites her as “highly knowledgeable and experienced regarding regulatory and trademark law” and praises her for “doing a tremendous job on a highly complex parallel import matter.

WTR Trademark 1000 2022

Agnieszka Sztoldman is a professional in her field.

Legal500, Intellectual property 2022

Article 73 of the TRIPS agreement provides for the security exceptions that states can invoke todefend their non-compliance with the TRIPS agreement. This is a unique provision in the context ofinternational IP law“ - Russia’s IP threat: what might happen next?

WIPR, 2022


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