Kraków Intellectual Property Law Summer School, 11-16 September 2017, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Publish Date: Mar 27, 2017

Deadline: Jul 31, 2017

The Kraków Intellectual Property Summer School 2017 programme provides an opportunity to acquire deeper knowledge of intellectual property law.

This year the programme is focused on the intriguing issues of IPR infringements. Each module will explore the intricacies of infringement in the main regimes of protection (patent, trademark, copyright and design law) in the context of the national, European and international legal system as well as its relationship with unfair competition law.

The programme of the Kraków Intellectual Property Summer School 2017 consists of lectures of the keynote speakers and guest lecturers, as well as workshops, case studies, group discussions, simulation exercises on selected topics relating to IPR infringement. 

  • A certificate of participation is awarded to participants who successfully complete the program requirements.
  • If you are an European student, You can collect 5 ECTS credits by attending the Summer School, which your home university may choose to accept. It is recommended to consult with your home university before attending the programme to ensure that your participation will be recognized. Attendance and active participation in at least 80%

Keynote speakers of the Kraków Intellectual Property Law Summer School

  • Prof. Lionel Bently, University of Cambridge
  • Prof. Susy Frankel, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Prof. Ansgar Ohly, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Lecturers of the Kraków Intellectual Property Law Summer School:

  • dr Dariusz Kasprzycki, Jagiellonian University
  • dr Ewa Laskowska, Jagiellonian University
  • dr Żaneta Pacud, Jagiellonian University
  • dr hab. Rafał Sikorski, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
  • mgr Katarzyna Struzińska, Jagiellonian University
  • dr Michalina Szafrańska, Jagiellonian University
  • dr Tomasz Targosz, Jagiellonian University
  • dr hab. Anna Tischner, Jagiellonian University
  • dr Łukasz Żelechowski, University of Warsaw


The Summer School is open to law students (graduate and postgraduate students) and young professionals. The program is designed for candidates who wish to obtain deeper knowledge of IP.

Online Registration and Fees

The deadline for registration is 31 July 2017. Click here to download the application form on the official website.  Applications must be submitted by e-mail to Successful applicants will be notified by Organizing Committee.
This being the first Intellectual Property Summer School programme, we are able to offer a special promotional course fees.

Early bird - Students: 350 PLN
Normal - Students: 450 PLN 
Early bird - Young professionals: 500 PLN 
Normal - Young professionals: 600 PLN 

The course fee covers:

  • – participation in the full course,
  • – materials (either as an electronic access or handouts),
  • – coffee breaks during the sessions,
  • – opening lunch on Monday (11 September)
  • – closing dinner on Friday evening (15 September),
  • – visit in the University Museum located in the oldest building Collegium Maius.


The registration fee is specified in Polish zlotys (PLN) in the registration system. This is the internal requirement of the Jagiellonian University. For your convenience please find below the approximate amount of the registration fees in Euro determined on the basis of the current average currency exchange rate determined by the National Bank of Poland and it cannot be warranted that the same exchange rate will be binding on the day of your payment. The registration fees do not include any possible charges that are independent from the conference organizers, such as international transfer charges etc.

Participants are responsible for their own travel to and from Kraków, accommodation, insurance and living expenses during their participation in the programme. Lunch will be available in the University canteen, approximately 3-4 EUR per meal.

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below. 

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