“Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen is a top-notch Romanian IP firm that provides great advice at reasonable rates. Its lawyers handle everything with the utmost care and attention. They’re always very well prepared and able to provide answers instantly.” (WTR 1000, 2019)

“Nestor Nestor is a top competitor. It is a big law firm with a brilliant IP department that consistently produces work of the highest order.”
(IAM Patent, 2017)

“As the only Romanian full-service player with its own in-house patent attorneys, it displays a strong commitment to excellence in intellectual property and effortlessly straddles the contentious/non-contentious divide.”
(IAM Patent 1000, 2016)

“Outstanding market leader with specialist expertise across all areas of contentious and advisory IP. Boasts a strong international client base, with significant experience in the pharmaceutical, IT, automotive and FMCG sectors.”
(Chambers and Partners, 2015)

Our Team

Intellectual Property

Our IP arm provides assistance in areas of practice impacting intellectual property rights, including trademark, trade dress, design, copyright, trade names, domain names, IP transactional, enforcement and border measures, across various industry sectors such as automotive, telecommunication, media and entertainment, gaming, pharmaceutical, fashion, real – estate, IT, food and beverages and consumer goods.

Where necessary, our team acts in consonance with other legal & tax professionals on transactions with an IP component or projects driven by IP aspects. In addition, when the course of action prompts us with a dispute, we team-up with our Dispute Resolution practice to assemble units that provide expert advice and representation.

We routinely engage in:

  • Trademarks, Designs and Domain Names
  • Copyright
  • IP Transactional
  • Enforcement and border measures
  • Patent Litigation

Our IP practice is top-ranked by the international legal and IP publications, such as Chambers and Partners (the only law firm ranked in Band 1 in Intellectual Property in the European edition), Legal 500 (Tier 1 in Intellectual Property in the EMEA edition), Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) (being the only law firm to claim a spot in each of the areas researched in Romania), IAM Patent 1000 and WTR 1000 (top tier firm in the areas researched in Romania and the only law firm in our jurisdiction to have obtained this performance, while also having the largest number of recommended lawyers).

In addition, we have proudly accepted the “Romanian Intellectual Property Firm of the Year” award by MIP for five consecutive years, between 2014 and 2018.

Moreover, in 2019, we received the distinction “Intellectual Property Firm of the Year in Romania” at the Global IP Awards inaugural gala organized by the international publications IAM and WTR.