Senior Lawyer, Maruta and Partners, Poland
Łukasz Węgrzyn is a senior lawyer at Maruta and Partners; he specializes in IT law and intellectual property law. During his practice Łukasz advised on several outsourcing and IT software implementation projects in TMT and banking & finance sector. In the course of projects he advises on all stages of the process, starting from offerings, through contract negotiations, to deal closing.
Before joining Maruta and Partners team Łukasz was an in-house lawyer for one of the major media publishing company in Poland (Agora S.A.). He worked for international media company Viacom Inc. as a member of the BALA (Business and Legal Affairs), and was an in-house counsel for MTV Networks Europe. Łukasz also was a member of TMT team at „Bird & Bird Law Firm“ (Warsaw office), one of the leading international law firms, specializing in TMT and intellectual property sector.
In addition, Łukasz often joins panels as a law expert on workshops, lectures and conferences dedicated to IT law as well as intellectual property and copyright law. Łukasz is also an assistant lecturer of IT Law at Warsaw University at Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics.
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