We are glad to be able to present you our team of experienced patent attorneys, associates and professionals who are working on your cases.
Joanna Dargiewicz, Ph.D. in Chemistry
Polish and European (EQE) Patent Attorney, Founding Partner
Joanna is a founding partner of JD&P Patent Attorneys and a Polish and European patent attorney specialising in the protection of the solutions in the filed of life sciences, especially chemistry, pharmacy, biotechnology and medicine, as well as physics, mechanic and electronics. She holds a Ph.D. in chemistry.
She graduated in chemistry with excellent grades from the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. Her M.Sc. thesis, prepared at the Laboratory of Fibre Optic Technology of the Department of Chemistry, concerned the mechanical properties of polyurethane-coated fibre-optic cables. She then began full-time doctoral studies at the Department of Chemistry of the MCSU. During this time, Joanna received an Erasmus scholarship for research at the University of Limoges, France, on the synthesis of glycosylated porphyrins. After returning to Poland, she defended her Ph.D. dissertation on the synthesis and properties of porphyrin complexes with lanthanides introduced into silica matrices obtained by the “sol-gel” method, at the Department of Inorganic Chemistry of the Faculty of Chemistry, MCSU.
For many years now, she has been involved in translating scientific articles and patents from the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, pharmacy, and medicine as well as in analysing patents and scientific articles to gather information about new compounds and chemical substances for international databases of chemical compounds (Beilstein and MDL).
Joanna obtained a post-graduate diploma in Industrial Property Law at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw, which will allow her to represent clients before the Unified Patent Court. She also underwent the attorney course offered by the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys. She is a qualified Polish and European Patent Attorney (EQE passed in 2016) as well as professional representative before European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), where she is involved in the cases relating to trademarks and designs. Joanna has a substantial experience in the drafting of patent applications and its prosecution before Polish Patent Office (PPO), International Bureau of WIPO and European Patent Office (EPO). She specialises in patent searches – prior art searches, patentability searches and freedom to operate searches. Moreover, Joanna takes part in the opposition, invalidation and litigation proceedings before PPO, EPO, EUIPO and civil and administrative courts.
Joanna was a partner and co-owner of WTS Patent Attorneys for 8 years, then she decided to leave the partnership and start a new company in order to provide more personalised services for the Clients.
She is a member of the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys, where she served as a Secretary of the Revision Commission and a Member of the Board of the Masovian District of the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys from 2017 to 2021. Additionally, Joanna is a member of EPI (full member of the Professional Education Committee and a substitute member of the Litigation Committee), AIPPI, INTA, ECTA and an observer with APAA. She speaks fluent English and Polish, has a basic knowledge of Russian and is learning Spanish and French.
Michał Przyłuski, M.Sc. Eng. in Computer Science
European Patent Attorney (2021), CEIPI Diploma on Patent Litigation (2022), Partner
In 2010 he graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology and obtained his M.Sc. Eng. degree in Computer Science (and B.Eng. before that).
He has also studied biotechnology at the University of Warsaw where he had conducted research related to the interplay between vertical and horizontal gene transfer of a RA3 bacterial plasmid and gained both experimental and theoretical knowledge in contemporary biotechnological developments.
Michał’s research interests are focused on computer science and biotechnology, which allows him to he is supporting the partners with patent cases within his area of expertise. Additionally, he takes part in patent matters related to physics, electronics and mechanical engineering. He is an author or co-author of several research papers in regarding convex optimization and portfolio theory. Additionaly, Michał has strong background in mathematics and physics.
Michał has passed the EQE pre-examination in 2019 and all four EQE papers in 2021. In 2022 he graduated the University Diploma “Patent Litigation in Europe”, organised by CEIPI, which will allow him to represent before the Unified Patent Court.
Michał took part in Patent Attorney Trainee Course offered by the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys.
Ewa Kamińska, M.Sc. Eng. in Chemical Technology
Polish Patent Attorney (2017), Associate
Ewa is a Polish patent attorney specialising in the protection of the solutions in the field of life sciences, especially pharmacy, chemistry, chemical engineering, biotechnology, medicine as well as mechanics.
She graduated with honours from the Łódź University of Technology, Faculty of Food Chemistry and Biotechnology with specialisation in Chemistry of Fragrances and Cosmetic Raw Materials, where she obtained her M.Sc. Eng. degree in Chemical Technology.
Ewa obtained a post-graduate diploma in Industrial Pharmacy at the Pharmaceutical Faculty of the Gdańsk Medical School and School of Good Manufacturing Practice OINPHARMA in Warsaw.
Previously, she worked in the research and development departments of companies in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, medical device and food industries – in the area of technology and registration of medicinal products, always in the area of industrial property issues and being responsible for the patent safety of products. She has also worked as a patent attorney in the refining and petrochemical industry.
Ewa has experience of working in patent consultant offices, including those with an international scope.
She advises on industrial property matters, in particular on inventions and utility models.
Irena Rybkowska, M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering
Patent Attorney Trainee, Junior Associate
Irena has started her Patent Attorney Trainee Course at the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys in 2020.
She has been cooperating with a major petroleum company since 2015 and is currently at the New Technology Research and Development Office, being responsible for R&D project management including international cooperation with research institutes and universities.
In 2012, she graduated from the Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering of Warsaw University of Technology, where she also received her Master’s degree in 2014. Then, in 2015, she was the winner of the contest “We are building the value of the Polish economy. Work for us” of the Ministry of State Treasury of the Republic of Poland (which led to her 6 months internship at a petroleum company as a member of a team of the Development Office).
She is a co-author of a chapter of the book “Industry-science cooperation. Good practices” (W. Broński, B. Tylman (red.), Lublin, 2017) and in 2019 she was the finalist of Rising Stars Europe – an annual initiative for the future leaders at ERTC (European Refining Technology Conference) organized by the World Refining Association.
She is a member of the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys. Irena speaks Polish and English fluently.
Magdalena Bułtowicz, M.Sc. in Biology
Patent Specialist, Translator
Magdalena is an experienced translator from English and German specialized in biology, medicine, pharmacy, and chemistry.
She’s been trained in factual edition (Polish Society of Book Publishers) and accomplished several certifications, i.e. CELU (Certificado de Español: Lengua y Uso), Zentrale Mittelstufenprüfung, CAE.
She is fluent in English, German and Spanish, and has a basic understanding of French and Portuguese. She has graduated the Faculty of Biology of the University of Warsaw. Between 2002 and 2006 she held the position of a technical editor/proofreader for scientific English-language journal Acta Parasitologica of Institute of Parasitology, Polish Academy of Sciences. She has authored an original scientific article ”Immunotoxicity of airborne dust particles in young chickens of both sexes” published in Acta Biologica Cracoviensia Series Zoologia.
At JD&P Patent Attorneys she works as a patent specialist in the field of biology and biotechnology supporting patent attorneys in the life-science field. She is one of the best patent translators in Poland with 20 years of experience.
Magdalena is listed in the NOT (Chief Technical Organization in Poland) Translator Registry.
Kamila Zielińska, Master of Physical Education
Assistant of a Patent Attorney
Kamila speaks Polish, English and Italian. She is also familiar with the Polish Sign Language.
Her great organizational and stress-management skills allow her to easily deal with the duties of a paralegal at JD&P Patent Attorneys.
She is also a passionate equestrian who has been involved during organization of the Cavaliada Equestrian event since 2014. Kamila has completed a military training and currently holds a corporal military rank.