Dariana Istrate

Senior Associate

+40 21 201 1200

Practice areas


  • Intellectual Property with specific focus on:
    • trademark rights
    • design rights
    • copyright and related rights
    • domain names
  • Intellectual Property related fields such as consumer protection, advertising and e-commerce
  • Data protection and GDPR compliance
  • Corporate and commercial law matters

Representative Cases and Transactions

  • assistance to a leading company in the flooring industry in relation to the infringement of trademark and patents. The work included: (i) assistance to the client in order to settle the infringement of the patents and trademarks with the importers who purchased laminate flooring from unlicensed manufacturers, (ii) participation to several negotiations in order to settle the issue, and advice in connection with concluding a settlement agreement whereby the infringer should pay royalties and damages to the owner of intellectual property rights
  • assistance to one of the world’s leading international fashion houses in relation to various consumer protection aspects, among others the labeling of the products, specific terms and conditions, sales limitation policy (implementing a prohibition on the excessive consumer buying in order to hinder the (potential and subsequent) grey marketing of its products), distant sales policy (implementing the distant sales procedure)
  • assistance to a company active in the fields of (i) pharmaceutical products and (ii) cosmetics with respect to the negotiation and implementation of its exclusive and non-exclusive distribution agreements with several major manufacturers of innovative and generic pharmaceutical products, in order to ensure compliance with distribution rules
  • assistance to a leading manufacturer of sugar confectionery in relation to various (i) consumer protection aspects in the activity of retail of products, which included review and clearance of labeling and (ii) in setting up distribution agreements for several EU countries
  • advice to several companies in connection with the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Selected credentials listed above include work prior to joining NNDKP.


  • University of Bucharest Law School, Law Degree
  • Qualified Trademark and Design Attorney, the Romanian Office for Patents and Trademarks

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Bucharest Bar