Piotr Malcherek

Patent attorney

Tel. 608 404 449

Engineer, European patent attorney, professional representative before the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). A graduate of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, entered in the list of patent attorney of the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland in 1999. European patent attorney since 2004, in the same year entered on the list of professional representatives of EUIPO. Associated with the Patent Firm since 1996, currently he is the President of the Management Board of Rzecznicy Patentowi INVENT Sp. z o.o. He completed post-graduate studies in the field of industrial property law at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and in the field of civil and administrative law at the European University of Law and Administration in Warsaw. In addition, he participated in many domestic and foreign courses and trainings, obtaining, among others, title “National epi tutor”, enabling training and workshops in Poland regarding the European patent.

Piotr specializes in representing clients in proceedings concerning inventions before the European Patent Office and in proceedings before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) concerning both inventions in the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and trademarks under the Madrid Agreement on international registration of trademarks. In addition, he conducts application and disputable proceedings in Poland before the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland, focusing on trademarks and inventions and utility models from such areas as mechanics, construction, mining, as well as medical tools and devices.

Piotr actively participates in the work of patent attorneys organizations  – in the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys he served in the National Council, in the Training Committee and in the Examination Committee, while in the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI) he represents European patent attorneys from Poland, among others in the EPI Council from 2014. The current term expires in 2020.

Privately, he plays tennis in his spare time, and in winter he goes skiing.