Trade mark contentious
Trade mark prosecution
Trade mark strategy & counseling
Fashion & luxury goods
Always in tune with the client requirements, Michael’s practice focuses on trademark prosecution, oppositions and appeals, IP portfolio strategy and settlement negotiation, as well as anti-counterfeiting matters.
Prior to falling in love with IP, Michael worked for five years as a legal adviser for two major banks and has earned an LL.M. in banking law. He is a certified Romanian IP Attorney, since 2006 and also a European Trademark and Design Attorney.
Michael has represented many of the most valuable trademarks in the world and has worked with high-profile multinational and local clients across a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceutical, food & drinks, cosmetics, tobacco, media, airline, fashion & luxury goods, film & music, gaming, oil & gas, consumer retail, automotive, banking, social media, IT&C, transport, advertising, hospitality & leisure, universities, sports governing bodies, wine, athletes and performing artists.
Michael has also been involved in training with law enforcement, lecturing in various anti-counterfeiting seminars with the Romanian Police, Border Police and Customs.
From 2010 to 2019 he has been a member of the INTA Anti-counterfeiting and Enforcement Committees. Since 2018 he is a member of ECTA’s Geographical Indications Committee.
He is a regular speaker at roundtables, seminars and conferences and a regular contributor of articles on trademarks, anti-counterfeiting and on general IP topics.
Year Joined Firm: 2019
Education/Alumni: Titu Maiorescu Law School, LLM
Network Memberships: ECTA
Last updated 28th August 2020