Adina Badarau

Adina Bădărău

Senior Patent Attorney

adina.badarau@nndkp.ro
+40 21 201 1200

Practice areas

Expertise

Intellectual Property with focus on patents, more specifically with respect to:

  • patent prosecution
  • freedom-to-operate and validity opinions
  • patent infringement and nullity actions
  • chemistry, pharmaceutical science and chemical engineering

Representative Cases and Transactions

  • representation of a major pharmaceutical company and third-largest generics producer in Europe in a patent infringement action initiated by the owner of a Romanian patent related to a controlled released formulation containing oxycodone as active ingredient
  • litigation on behalf of a major pharmaceutical company and third-largest generics producer in Europe concerning conditions to grant a supplementary protection certificate for one of its peers’ sildenafil product in Romania
  • representation of an international pharmaceutical company and the biggest generic drug manufacturer worldwide in an annulment request for the Romanian supplementary certificates for candesartan cilexetil and anastrozole owned by another players in the field
  • representation of a major pharmaceutical company and third-largest generics producer in Europe in a patent infringement initiated by one of its peers about rivastigmine patches
  • representation of one of the largest generic pharmaceutical companies worldwide in a nullity request of a European patent with effects on the Romanian territory against two other players in the field, related to a combination of rosuvastatin with another drug for treating hyperlipidaemia
  • representation of a major pharmaceutical company and third-largest generics producer in Europe in a nullity request of a European patent related to a pharmaceutical composition comprising levonorgestrel with effects on the Romanian territory against another pharmaceutical company
  • assistance to a company providing a high quality renewals service to the IP profession including the payment of patent annuity fees and registration of the transfer of rights
  • filing and prosecution of Romanian patent applications on behalf of Canada’s largest nuclear science and technology laboratory; a leader in embedded processing solutions for the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets; a navigation software and hardware producer and similar clients
  • validity opinions, freedom-to-operate analyses, patent searches and parallel import advice to major clients active in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
  • validation services to various international IP firms and similar clients

Accolades

  • Recommended by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars (2015)

Education

  • University of Bucharest Law School, Law Degree
  • University of Bucharest, Faculty of Chemistry, Chemistry Degree
  • University of Bucharest, Faculty of Chemistry, Master Degree in Catalysis and Catalytic Processes

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Romanian National Chamber of Industrial Property Attorneys
  • Intellectual Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

Notable Contributions

  • speaker at the “Inventions” Seminar, with the presentation “Second medical use claims – in the patents field” organized by CNCPIR (February 2018)
  • “SPC and CJEU’s Cases regarding the first valid marketing authorisation for a medicinal product” (Managing Intellectual Property – Europe IP Focus, 2017)
  • Patents in Romania” (Lexology, March 2015)
  • New Law on Employee Inventions” (Managing Intellectual Property, September 2014)
  • speaker at Supplementary Protection Certificates – recent Romanian jurisprudence“, organized by the Romanian Chamber of Patent Attorneys (November 2013)