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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.