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Adriana Zdanowicz - Lesniak


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pośniak i Bejm sp.k.
Warsaw Financial Centre
ul. Emilii Plater 53
00-113 Warsaw
Languages Polish, English, Spanish

Adriana Zdanowicz-Leśniak is an advocate and a member of the CMS IP/TMT Group in Poland. She has extensive experience in the field of data protection, intellectual property rights, e-commerce and consumer law.

Adriana has over five years’ experience primarily on all aspects of data protection, including compliance audits, development of GDPR-ready policies, compliance with GDPR, proceedings before the Polish DPA, PNR administrative proceedings, drafting agreements between data controllers and data processors, as well as assistance with all types of employment-related data protection cases. Adriana provides day-to-day support for clients from the new technology sector.

Adriana also advises clients in all aspects of intellectual property rights protection. In particular, she prepares pleadings concerning infringements of intellectual property rights and advises on trademarks cases, including licensing agreements, as well as combatting counterfeit products. Her experience also includes preparing contracts for the implementation of IT systems. Adriana has participated in numerous due diligence projects in the intellectual property and personal data protection areas.

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  • 2018 – Advocate, Warsaw Bar of Advocates, Warsaw
  • 2014 – Master of Laws (LL.M), King’s College London, Faculty of Law and Administration, IP Law and Information Law, London
  • 2012 – Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Wrocław, Wrocław
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  • Warsaw Bar of Advocates
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