Litigation department

Competition and Consument Protection

The essential aspect of legal security of entrepreneurs is ensuring that business activity is conducted in accordance with broadly defined law of competition and consumer protection as well as law of combating unfair competition and business practices – including community competition law.

On the other hand, in the current market conditions the protection of entrepreneurs from practices of unfair competition becomes indispensable.

Within the scope of the legal services provided by our law firm to corporate Clients, we represent them in proceedings before competition protection authorities, i.e. before the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection. In case of an adverse outcome of these proceedings, CGO Legal law firm runs the case also in the appeal proceedings, before the Court of Competition and Consumer Protection. On top of that, we actively participate in the negotiations within the pre-litigation proceedings.

CGO Legal law firm represents their Clients in the in the proceedings conducted by the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection. These mainly include cases regarding settlements having restrictive effects on competition, abuse of dominant position and practices violating collective interests of consumers. We also provide legal services in the appeal proceedings before the Court of Competition and Consumer Protection.

CGO Law firm has extensive experience in the field of prohibited clauses (abusive clauses), gained through representing corporate Clients sued by organizations of consumer protection, or the consumers themselves – before the Court of Competition and Consumer Protection.

We also support our Clients in lawsuits on so-called acts of unfair competition, trademarks, industrial designs, utility models and inventions – especially suits for cease of infringements, damages or legally binding determination of a right.

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