She graduated with a law degree from the M. Skłodowska-Curie University in Lublin in 1979, receiving her doctorate in international private law from the same school in 1987, she was awarded her post-doctorate degree (habilitation) in 2013. Mrs. Skrzydło-Tefelska studied for several years in France and maintains contacts with universities in Paris, Lorraine, lecturing at these institutions and making regular contributions to French legal periodicals and scientific publications. She has also studied in the United States and at the Hague Academy of International Law.
Practice of Dr. Skrzydło-Tefelska focuses on counseling and litigation in patent and trademark protection law, advertising, marketing and sales promotion law as well as dealing with cases involving application of EU law in Poland. She was admitted to the bar in 1995 and has been associated with SK&S since 1999. She became a partner in 2006. Dr. Skrzydło-Tefelska is an author of books and articles on various aspects of EU law, especially involving issues of industrial property protection and advertising. She is involved in professional training of judges, advocates and legal advisors on EU law. Dr. Skrzydło-Tefelska is a frequent speaker in congresses and seminars devoted to the subjects related to her professional expertise. She is also giving lectures on EU law and various aspects of Polish law at some French universities. She is a member of International Trademark Association, International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and since 2003 she is a member for Poland of the Global Advertising Lawyer's Alliance.
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