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One of the oldest universities in Europe founded in 1364, and one of the best universities in Poland according to the national universities ranking, the only Polish and Eastern European higher education institution in Reuter’s Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities ranking.

The Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University conducts the most innovative and efficient educational programme, confirmed by independent branch rankings for the best law faculty in Poland.

By offering 16 faculties, over 80 study programmes and 140 specialities, the University provides one of the widest educational offers in Poland. With almost 43 000 students (including 4000 foreign students from 90 countries), 190 foreign staff members and visiting professors and 280 bilateral cooperation exchange agreements it is a recognized educational centre of education and a platform for international cooperation.


orld Intellectual Property Organization: global forum for intellectual property policy, services, information and cooperation. As a specialized agency of the United Nations, WIPO assists its 191 member states in developing a balanced international IP legal framework to meet society’s evolving needs. It provides business services for obtaining IP rights in multiple countries and resolving disputes. It delivers a policy forum to shape balanced international IP rules, global services to protect IP across borders and resolve disputes, technical infrastructure to connect IP systems and share knowledge, cooperation and capacity-building programs to enable all countries to use IP.
The Academy is the centre of excellence for intellectual property (IP) education and training for WIPO member states, in particular developing countries, least-developed countries (LDCs) and countries in transition. The Academy works to help build human capacity in IP, which is essential to innovation.

The state administration agency, which in Poland is responsible for implementation of tasks connected with industrial property protection. The main responsibility of the Polish Patent Office is deciding on granting exclusive rights for industrial property objects. One of the basic tasks  of the Polish Patent Office is keeping publicly accessible registers with information on the legal status of the protection of industrial property objects on the territory of Poland. Another crucial responsibility is the wide dissemination of knowledge of industrial property protection, the social awareness of which is a necessary condition for efficiency of the legal provisions. What is equally important is  promoting modern methods of industrial property rights management, educating the  young generation about the basic issues connected with intellectual property, including IP in university curricula, as well as frequent information campaigns intended primarily for entrepreneurs, managerial staff, scientists from universities and research centres, inventors, school and university students, patent attorneys, lawyers and legal  advisors, judges and public prosecutors, the customs services and the police.