Expertise

  • Intellectual Property with specific focus on:
    • trademarks
    • copyright
    • internet domain names
  • Gaming
  • Advertising
  • Consumer protection

Representative Cases and Transactions

Gaming

  • general gambling matters and advice for the world’s largest international online sports betting provider
  • legal assistance for several gambling operators or related economic agents regarding various issues encountered in the relation with National Gambling Office (filing administrative complaints, legal advices regarding the legal requirements applicable for gambling programs etc.)

Advertising

  • advising several major gambling operators in terms of the applicable requirements and necessary content of the advertising materials (TV ads, internet banners etc.) promoting the operations conducted on the Romanian market

Consumer Protection

  • consumer protection matters on behalf of the Romanian subsidiary of a large German retailer

Intellectual Property

  • legal assistance to the largest operator in mobile communications in relation to the protection of its trademark portfolio against the unlawful registration of several internet domain names comprising the client’s protected designation
  • legal assistance for an international consortium in connection with the possible breach of the copyright clause inserted in the public procurement agreement concluded with a state institution
  • development of the legal brand strategy for a major South-African real estate developer in connection with the opening of a new shopping centre in Bucharest
  • advice to one of the leading pharmaceutical companies with respect to enforcing its patent portfolio in Romania, including the management of the relation with competitors and with the state authorities involved
  • successful assistance to one of the most prominent food and beverage manufacturers in Eastern Europe in a complex trademark litigation against a global leader of energy drinks

Education

  • University of Bucharest Law School, Law Degree

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Bucharest Bar

Notable Contributions

  • “Romania tightens gambling advertising restrictions” (Online Gambling Lawyer, March 2018) (co-author)
  • “The Code of ethics on responsible commercial communication – beta version?” (Casino Inside, March 2018) (co-author)
  • “Gaming in Romania: overview” (Thomson Reuters, February 2018) (co-author)
  • “Still in draft stage – this time AMLD”(Casino Inside, December 2018) (co-author)
  • “The Gambling Law Review – Edition 2: Romania chapter” (2017) (co-author)