Romania

IP STARS Reviews

Patent
Cabinet M Oproiu

Cabinet M Oproiu is an IP boutique widely revered for its trade mark and patent protection practice. It is active in IP office and court proceedings. Margareta Oproiu and Raluca Vasilescu are the key patent contacts in the firm. The partners are supported by a team of associates with diverse technical backgrounds.

Enpora

Enpora is a relatively small IP boutique that is well-regarded in the Romanian IP market. Senior partner Calin-Radu Pop, who deals with patent work in the chemistry and pharmaceutical sectors, is a key contact for patent instructions.

Milcev Burbea

Milcev Burbea is recommended for patent prosecution work. Partners Iulia Burbea and Gabriela Milcev lead the firm. Both partners are experienced in dealing with validity disputes before the Romanian patent office. Clients include LG Life Sciences and Syngenta.

Muşat & Asociaţii

Muşat & Asociaţii is a full-service law firm respected for IP litigation. Deputy managing partner Paul George Buta leads the firm's IP team. Notable practitioners, including Dan Minoiu and Mateea Predescu, support Buta in patent disputes. Patent clients include Eli Lilly and Deutsche Telekom. Managing associate Răzvan Pele left the firm in 2018.

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP)

NNDKP is recommended for contentious and non-contentious patent work. Its dispute resolution team assists the IP team in contentious matters. The firm recently acted for Teva in a preliminary injunction against its glatiramer acetate drug. It also acted for NXP, a semiconductor manufacturer, on various patent applications at the Romanian patent office. Former head of IP Ana Maria Baciu, Andreea Bende and Cosmina Simion left the firm in June 2019 to set up their own law firm.

Petošević

Petošević is an IP protection specialist with offices across Eastern Europe. The firm is best known for its soft IP practice but it also deals with patent filing instructions. Aura Campeanu heads up the Romanian office, with support from a team of associates including George Irimescu and Laura Leonte.

Răzvan Dincă & Asociaţii

Răzvan Dincă & Asociaţii is well known for its contentious IP practice. Managing partner Razvan Dinca is head of the IP department. Dinca is supported by partner Irina Speciac and a team of associates. Case studies show the team acted for a big Swiss pharmaceutical company in a patent infringement dispute with a number of generic manufacturers, and also acted for an energy company in patent invalidation action.

Rominvent

Rominvent is one of the oldest and most active IP firms in Romania. The firm has a loyal client base and a large team of IP professionals, including patent attorneys, dedicated to filing and prosecution work. Cosmina Fierascu is a key contact for patent work. Miruna Enescu, Oana Boncea and Cristina Popa are notable patent attorneys in the firm.

Stoica & Asociații

Stoica & Asociaţii is a full-service law firm with a strong IP practice. Former judge Dragoş Bogdan leads the IP department, with the support of experienced litigator Valeriu Stoica. The firm is well known for its dispute resolution expertise.

Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii

Tuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii is best known for its soft IP practice but it can also deal with contentious patent work. Partner Ciprian Dragomir leads the IP department, with the support of Raluca Vasilache and dispute resolution partner Ioana Hrisafi-Josan. Mihaela Maxim is a notable associate in the disputes team.

Turcu & Turcu

Turcu & Turcu is recommended for IP disputes and transactions. The key contacts for IP instructions are managing partner Gabriel Turcu, Emilia Manea and Valentina Turcu. They are supported by a team of associates.

Vilau Associates

Vilau Associates is also recognised for its patent disputes work. The firm is led by Dragos Vilau, a well-respected IP lawyer in the Romanian IP community. Vilau is supported by rising star Julieta Sfecla.

Zamfirescu Racoți Vasile & Partners

Zamfirescu Racoti & Partners (ZRP) is widely recognised as having one of the leading IP litigation departments in Romania. Managing partner Cosmin Vasile leads the IP department with the support of partner Alina Tugearu and dispute resolution partner Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu. Case studies show the firm represented OMV Petrom and GlaxoSmithKline in patent disputes.

Trade mark
Cabinet M Oproiu

Cabinet M Oproiu is an IP boutique widely revered for its trade mark and patent protection practice. The firm is led by name partner Margareta Oproiu and Raluca Vasilescu. Case studies show the firm advised clients such as Unicarm on trade mark oppositions and also represented an automotive sector client in a design invalidity action.

Enpora

Enpora is a relatively small IP boutique recommended for trade mark protection and portfolio management work. The firm has a team of trade mark attorneys including leaders Calin-Radu Pop and Tarchila Nicoleta.Founder Virginia-Daisy Pop is a senior partner. Recent case studies show the firm advised companies such as G-Star Raw, Hajdú Gabona and Groupe Canal + on opposition and cancellation proceedings.

Milcev Burbea

IP boutique Milcev Burbea is led by lawyers Gabriela Milcev and Iulia Burbea, both of whom are experienced in trade mark protection and disputes. The firm advises companies such as the YOOX Net-A-Porter Group, Rolex and Anchor Grup.

Muşat & Asociaţii

Muşat & Asociaţii is a full-service law firm respected for transactions and litigation. Deputy managing partner Paul George Buta now leads the firm's IP team, taking over from Anca Buta Mușat as the key contact for IP. Buta is supported by a strong team of associates including new managing associates Julieta Sfeclă and Adrian Căvescu, both of whom are experienced in IP. Managing associate Răzvan Pele left the firm in 2018. Trade mark clients of the firm include McDonald's, Arena SAS and KFC.

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP)

NNDKP is a leading law firm in Romania for IP matters. The firm advised companies such as Enevo and CME Group on trade mark issues. Former head of IP Ana Maria Baciu, Andreea Bende and Cosmina Simion left the firm in June 2019 to set up their own law firm. 

Petošević

Petošević is an IP boutique with offices across Eastern Europe. The firm is best known for trade mark protection and portfolio management work but it can also deal with enforcement mandates. Its Romanian office is headed by Aura Campeanu, who is supported by a team of associates including George Irimescu and Laura Leonte.

Ratza & ratza

Michael Andrew Enache left the firm in November 2019 to set up his own practice.

Răzvan Dincă & Asociaţii
Răzvan Dincă & Asociaţii is recommended for IP disputes. The firm is led by managing partner Răzvan Dincă, a notable figure in the Romanian IP community. Dincă is supported by partner Irina Peciac and a team of associates, notably Ionuț Cofaru. The firm advised Renault and Intermark on trade mark infringement matters.
Rominvent

Rominvent is one of the oldest, most active IP firms in Romania. The firm has a loyal client base and a large team of IP professionals dedicated to IP registration and portfolio management. Ion Mocanu is the firm's managing director, but European trade mark attorney Ioana Dragulin is in charge of its trade mark and legal department.

Stoica & Asociații

Stoica & Asociaţii is a full-service law firm with a strong reputation in litigation. The firm is recommended for IP disputes. Dragoş Bogdan, who was formerly a judge, leads the IP department. Bogdan is supported by a large team of junior and senior lawyers including veteran litigator Valeriu Stoica.

Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii

Tuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii has an experienced team for trade mark, copyright and IP transactions work. Ciprian Dragomir leads its IP department, along with competition law and IP partner Raluca Vasilache. Both partners are supported by a team of associates including managing associate Bogdan Halcu. Dispute resolution partner Ioana Hrisafi-Josan can also be consulted on IP disputes. The firm advised Raiffeisen Bank and Mirotop Invest on infringement matters and also handles trade mark registration work for companies such as Bayer AG and Expur.

Turcu & Turcu

Turcu & Turcu is an IP boutique with offices in Romania and Bulgaria. The firm is recommended for trade mark and copyright advice.The firm is led by senior partners Gabriel Turcu and Valentina Turcu. The senior partners are supported byEmilia Manea, who was recently promoted to partner, and a team of associates.

Vilau Associates

Vilau Associates is a relatively small firm led by Dragos Vilau, a corporate and IP lawyer, and litigator Irina Mitrofan. The firm is recommended for trade mark disputes.

Zamfirescu Racoți Vasile & Partners

Zamfirescu Racoti & Partners (ZRP) is highly recommended for IP disputes. Disputes partner Alina Tugearu heads the IP department. Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu and Cosmin Vasile are notable litigators in the firm who are also involved in IP disputes.

Zivko Mijatovic & Partners (ZMP)
Zivko Mijatovic & Partners (ZMP) is an IP boutique with offices in Eastern European countries such as Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia. The firm is best known for its IP registration and portfolio management services, though it can also advice on enforcement matters in the region. Its Romanian office is headed by Monica Novac, who is a qualified lawyer.