On 13th August portal Lex.pl published a comment by Andrzej Przytuła in the article „Legislation against Wólka Kosowska – what the penalty is for selling counterfeit goods?”.
A brand’s owner will be able to claim damages from every person who is involved in selling counterfeit goods of his brand. This also relates to tenants who rent commercial space or their agents. The revolutionary change is comprised in the new amendment act on industrial property law. The new regulations are to enter into life on 15th January 2019 – this could be a Black Tuesday for market halls.
The whole publication is available on LEX’s website (in Polish only): https://www.prawo.pl/biznes/co-grozi-za-handel-podrobkami-na-bazarze-nowelizacja-prawa,294747.html