Anna Kobylańska is an advocate, member of the Warsaw Bar Association. Prior to establishing her own law firm, she practiced Intellectual Property, New Technologies and Personal Data Protection Law in international law firms for more than a decade.
Anna specialises in legal counselling in the field of personal data protection, copyright, industrial property rights, media and advertising law, and the law of new technologies. She has many years of experience in leading projects relating to Internet domain names protection, use of new technologies to collect and process personal data (IoT, Big Data, behavioural targeting) and IT systems implementation. She was also on board in projects concerning the assessment of the potential of technological start-ups in the context of the intellectual property generated by them. As regards the implementation of the EU GDPR requirements, she has worked for clients in the financial, media, automotive, retail, pharma and business consulting sectors.
She is the author of one of the first books in Poland on “Protection of Trademarks on the Internet” and the co-author of “Data Protection in Business Practices” and “Protection of Trademarks: Online Use and Anticybersqautting. A European Perspective”. For several terms she has been involved in the works of the committees of the International Trademark Association (INTA, an international association of trademark protection specialist),including in 2016-2017 in the Personal Data Protection Committee. She lectures at the Hugo Grotius Intellectual Property Centre. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and a member of the EC Multistakeholder Expert Group to Support the Application of GDPR.
In 2017, Anna’s data protection law practice was distinguished in the regulatory law firms ranking published by Polityka Insight. Since 2012, Anna has also been ranked each year in the Chambers and Partners Europe in the “TMT: Data Protection” area.