Description / Opis



Advising in AI startup project

Legal advising in AI startups is a nuanced and complex field, given the rapid pace of technological advancement and the evolving legal landscape. Effective legal counsel is pivotal in ensuring that AI startups can innovate within a framework that minimizes risk and maximizes compliance. This involves addressing issues related to intellectual property, data privacy, regulatory compliance, contractual agreements considerations.

AI startups often rely heavily on proprietary algorithms, software, and data. Legal advisors must ensure that these intellectual assets are protected through patents, copyrights, and trademarks. Patents can be challenging in the AI field due to the abstract nature of algorithms, but legal advisors can help draft applications that meet patentability requirements. Copyright protection extends to the code and datasets, while trademarks protect branding. Additionally, legal counsel must navigate the complexities of open-source licenses if the startup uses or contributes to open-source projects.

Given that AI systems often require vast amounts of data, legal advisors play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with data privacy laws. This includes regulations like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe. Advisors must help startups implement data protection measures, draft clear and compliant privacy policies, and ensure that data collection and processing practices are transparent and lawful. Moreover, they need to stay abreast of evolving privacy laws and emerging standards in AI ethics and fairness.


In conclusion, legal advising in AI startups is integral to fostering innovation while ensuring compliance and managing risks. Effective legal counsel enables startups to protect their intellectual property, comply with data privacy and regulatory requirements, draft robust contractual agreements, address ethical considerations, and secure funding. As the AI landscape continues to evolve, the role of legal advisors will be increasingly crucial in guiding startups through the complexities of innovation and business model development.



Company name / Nazwa firmy
Kancelaria Adwokacka Marzena Jakowenko / MJ Legal&Business
Company info / Opis firmy [1 000 words]
The Law firm specializing in connecting law with business, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the Clients business activity. The scope of specialization:
– Providing Legal support for business entities, including international companies;
– Assisting foreign clients entering the Polish market and protecting the interests of domestic entrepreneurs operating internationally
– Supporting clients from diverse economic sectors, including the creative industry, IT industry, e-commerce, advertising agencies, media & production companies, and startups.
– Offering comprehensive legal and corporate services for entrepreneurs, including choosing the appropriate legal form of running a business, establishing companies, and conducting audits for investors
– Advising on copyright matters, GDPR compliance, intellectual property protection, trademark registration, and commercial contract negotiation.
– Keeping abreast of new technologies and AI in business and related legal matters, ensuring clients stay ahead in the dynamic business landscape.
Country / Kraj
Poland / Polska
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Last Name of the person being entered / Nazwisko zgłaszanej osoby
Position / Stanowisko
Founding year / Rok założenia
Team size / Wielkość zespołu
Company size / Wielkość firmy
Small company / Mała firma
Legal form / Forma prawna
Sole Proprietorship / Działalność jednoosobowa
Company www / Strona firmowa
Instargram profil / Instagram profil
Sector / Branża
Consulting / Law
Email / Email
Branickiego 16
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Contest Category / Kategoria Konkursu
Kind of innovation / Rodzaj innowacji
Product / Produktowa
Target market / Rynek docelowy
Country Market / Rynek krajowy
Customer focus / Kluczowy odbiorcy
Reach of innovation / Zasięg innowacji
European / Europejski
Person description / Bio osoby [500 words]
Attorney-at-law and founder of a law firm that connects law with business. Her legal practice focuses mainly on legal services for business entities, including international companies. She provides legal support for foreign clients enter the Polish market and protects the interests of domestic entrepreneurs who operate internationally. Speaker and mentor in the “My business abroad” program organized by PAIH (Polish Investment and Trade Agency).
She has experience in supporting clients from various economic sectors, including, the creative industry, IT industry, e-commerce, advertising agencies, media&production companies, and start-ups.
Her practice covers a wide range of legal services, focusing mainly on comprehensive legal and corporate services for entrepreneurs. She helps clients to choose the appropriate legal form of running a business. Establishes companies, carries out changes in the companies’ house (KRS) and audits, e.g. for the needs of investors.
Additionally, she advises on copyright matters, including in the context of new technologies and marketing campaigns. She ensures compliance with GDPR, prepares documentation for websites and applications, secures intellectual property, registers trademarks and designs.
Moreover, she prepares and negotiates commercial contracts, providing clients with the necessary security and legal protection in the international business environment.
She closely follows developing new technologies in business and legal matters related to their implementation.
She is a mentor in the Entrepreneurial Women Network (Sieć Przedsiębiorczych Kobiet) and in the program for tech startups "Start in Park" in Płock as well as in Techstars Krakow 2024 and gives lectures, including: she was a speaker and mentor in the "My business abroad" program organized by PAIH (Polish Investment and Trade Agency) and at Venture Cafe.
Her dedication to bridging the gap between law and business, coupled with her extensive experience across various industries, makes her an invaluable resource for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Justification for Jury / Uzasadnienie [500 words]
In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology and innovation, our legal services stand out as exceptional due to our comprehensive approach, deep expertise, and unwavering commitment to supporting and safeguarding innovative projects. Here are the key reasons why legal services of the Law Firm deserve recognition.We possess unparalleled expertise in newtechnologies, particularly in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI). We understand the unique challenges and opportunities that these technologies present, enabling us to provide specialized legal advice that addresses the specific needs of innovative projects. Intellectual property is the lifeblood of many innovative projects. We excel in providing robust IP protection strategies that cover e.g. copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets.We ensure that our clients' innovations are well-protected against infringement and that their IP portfolios are strategically managed to maximize value and competitive advantage.
In an era where data is a critical asset, compliance with data privacy regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is paramount. Our legal services include comprehensive data privacy assessments and the implementation of compliance frameworks tailored to the specific needs of our clients. We help innovative projects navigate the complex regulatory landscape, ensuring that they collect, process, and store data in a manner that is lawful.
Our holistic approach ensures that legal considerations are seamlessly integrated into the business strategy, facilitating sustainable and scalable growth.

Our legal services for innovative projects deserve recognition for our deep expertise, comprehensive approach, commitment to ethical practices. We are dedicated to empowering innovation and ensuring that our clients can thrive in a complex and dynamic environment. Awarding legal services of the Law firm would not only acknowledge our achievements but also inspire continued excellence and innovation in the legal field.

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