Expertise

  • Intellectual Property with specific focus on:
    • trademark rights
    • design rights
    • copyright and related rights
    • domain names
  • Consumer protection
  • Gaming
  • Advertising
  • Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare

Representative Cases and Transactions

Intellectual Property

  • assistance to clients representing leading professionals in various fields of business (food manufacturers, retailers, educational institutions, pharmaceutical companies, online stores, software development companies, service providers) in registering, monitoring and protecting their intellectual property rights
  • advice to a major technology and software development company regarding negotiations for conclusion of standard essential patent assignment agreements
  • assistance to clients in various business sectors in relation to implementing contractual arrangements for the assignment of intellectual property rights owned by the employees and subcontractors in favor of the companies
  • development of the legal brand strategy for a European road construction company
  • advice to an important pharmaceutical company  with respect to enforcing its trademark portfolio in Romania and monitoring competing brands

Consumer Protection

  • assistance to various clients before the National Advertising Council, the National Authority for Consumer Protection, Ministry of Finance and the Romanian Advertising Council (self-regulatory entity) regarding the compliance of their commercial communications with applicable advertising and consumer protection provisions
  • advice to the Romanian subsidiary of a large German retailer in relation to consumer protection issues

Advertising

  • assistance to an international soft drink producer and manufacturer regarding the interpretation and application of particular rules for advertising for children
  • assistance to an important national food products manufacturer regarding compliance of its various marketing strategies

Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare

  • assistance to an international pharmaceutical group regarding notification to the competent authorities in the European Union, with particular application for Romania, of food supplements, over the counter medicine, medical devices and cosmetic products
  • advice to national and European distributors of pharmaceutical products regarding particular rules of labeling and advertising
  • advice to a national business developer in relation to the conclusion of franchise agreements applicable on the Romanian territory in the field of dental care

Selected credentials listed above include work prior to joining NNDKP

Education

  • University of Bucharest Law School, Law Degree
  • Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Collège Juridique Franco-Roumain d’Etudes Européennes, Law Degree
  • Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Collège Juridique Franco-Roumain d’Etudes Européennes, Master Degree in European and International Business Law

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Bucharest Bar

Notable Contributions

  • speaker at PRIA Drugs and Medicine Publicity, 3rd Edition (2018)
  • Trainer at the Entrepreneurship Academy – “Consumer rights” module for the year 2017
  • Romanian Advertising Law” book (2016) (co-author)
  • “Standard essential patents – FRAND license” (Romanian Magazine for Intellectual Property Right, no. 4/2016)
  • “Filling a claim regarding intellectual property rights in front of the European Court of Justice” (Avocatura.com, 2015)  (author)