Paweł Węc specializes primarily in competition law, issues related to unfair competition, industrial property law, public procurement law as well as bankruptcy law. He is associated with SPCG Law Firm since 2001.
He has successfully represented SPCG's clients in over one hundred cases before common courts and the Supreme Court as well as in several dozen arbitration proceedings before permanent and ad hoc arbitration courts. The cases concerned comparative advertising, hindering market access, protection of trademarks, industrial designs and utility models, unauthorized imitation of products, shareholder disputes concerning rights to shares and dividends, as well as constructions of supermarkets, manufacturing companies, public utility facilities, roads and motorways.
Furthermore, he has conducted numerous workshops for SPCG's clients on public procurement law and unfair competition and he was a speaker and a panelist at numerous academic conferences on those subjects.
In particular, has advised:
Tesco (Polska) Sp. z o.o. and Tesco PLC (UK)
in court and arbitration disputes regarding copyright, industrial property rights and the principles of fair competition related, inter alia, with the implementation of advertising campaigns, commercial contracts and marketing of goods, or in disputes with discount store chains regarding the admissibility of comparative advertising and its compliance with the principles of fair competition;
Leroy-Merlin Polska Sp. z o.o.
in arbitration disputes related to the implementation of commercial contracts and the principles of fair competition;
Makro Cash and Carry Polska S.A.
in court disputes related to the implementation of commercial contracts and the principles of fair competition;
Alpiq Energy SE
in court and arbitration disputes regarding the implementation of electricity sale contracts and property rights;
Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Komunikacyjne S.A. in Cracow
in court and arbitration disputes with a tram manufacturer for payment of contractual penalties for delay in delivery of "Krakowiak" trams;
Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen S.A.
in court litigation with a supplier related to the execution of commercial contracts and the principles of fair competition;
Delphi Poland S.A.
in the sale transaction of the production plants in Krosno to BWI;
Vistula S.A. and Wólczanka S.A.
in the merger of those companies (the first merger of public companies in Poland);
in legal disputes with the contractor for the Auditorium Maximum and the contractors for the University campus;
ArcelorMittal Poland S.A.
in legal disputes in the scope of the labor law and performance of trade contracts;
Delphi Poland S.A.
in legal disputes in the scope of the labor law;