ICT (Information and Communication Technologies)

Majority of Polish software business’ income is generated by export to the west. We respond to that by specialising in international distribution of ICT products. – Jan Wosiura

We are passionate about technology. Our team combines knowledge gained by servicing Polish software houses with business experience taken from Fortune500 corporations. We have broad practical knowledge in the area Polish and common law ICT contracts (UK, USA, Singapore). We know basics of programming and learned the tricks of biggest businesses from the inside. This allows us to offer a unique, holistic approach to ICT industry contracts.

Mariusz Pniewski

partner, attorney-at-law
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ICT (technologie informacyjno-komunikacyjne)

Spory korporacyjne

Jan Wosiura

senior associate / of counsel
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Our clients:

  • Software developers, software consultants, software houses,
  • SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and GaaS providers,
  • Entities purchasing software and technology transfers,
  • Venture capital and angel investors from the ICT sector,
  • IT, technology and design start-ups,
  • Managers and UX designers

Scope of services:

  • Advising on legal framework and contractual structure of various software distribution models (licencing, implementation, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, GaaS, hybrid models) and ICT services contracts (service, maintenance contracts).
  • Complex legal services for ICT business in trading with foreign clients (negotiations, drafting bilingual and common law agreements, dispute resolution).
  • IP Audit – determining intellectual property rights holders in a company, assessing the business continuity and licensing status of ICT services provided by contractors.
  • Implementation of B2sB (audit of contracts, terms of service, pricing models and schedules).
  • Assistance in design and implementation of GDPR compliant infrastructure.
  • Complex implementation of preferential tax solutions (IP BOX) in ICT business (5% tax for income from intellectual property rights).

Testimonies:

  • „For many years, Mariusz Pniewski and the BiW Legal team supports Iterators sp z o.o. in the area of drafting and auditing software design and distribution contracts. The team is professional through and through. They understand the reality and needs of a software house perfectly. We definitely recommend their services.” – Łukasz Sowa, Vice President of the Management Board of Iterators sp. z o.o.

  • Mariusz Pniewski and the BiW Legal team supported Satis GPS sp. z o.o. in a corporate dispute between shareholders, including defence from a hostile takeover by shareholders of the parent company. BiW Legal team shown great commitment and responsiveness as well as substantive knowledge and competence. This resulted in a long term relationship and arrangement for corporate law services and complex legal advisory supporting provision of SaaS services. I recommend BiW Legal to ICT businesses with full confidence.” – Daniel Kaczmarek, CEO of Satis GPS sp. z o.o.

  • Jan Wosiura and Mariusz Pniewski together with BiW Legal team supported incorporation of Wonder Miles group and designed a layered contractual structure for a data exchange and content management platform distributed internationally as SaaS. The team prepared a flexible solution that is in line with current western trends.”– Moncef Khanfir, CEO of Wonder Miles sp. z o.o.

  • Mariusz Pniewski and the BiW Legal team advised Liberty Motorycyles sp. z o.o. on implementation of accounting and sales software in the company. They are highly responsive and flexible. Based on our relationship so far, we can to recommend them.” – Jarosław Miernik, CEO of Liberty Motorcycles sp. z o.o.

  • Mariusz Pniewski and the BiW Legal team advised Order Group sp. z o.o. on design of template agreements used by the company in day-to-day business activities. BiW Legal is defined by their professionalism, strong commitment and individual approach to any commissioned work.” – Paweł Zieliński, Vice President of the Management Board of Order Group sp. z o.o.

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