Major pharmaceutical producer: We provided legal assistance in obtaining a supplementary protection certificate for a specific medicinal product under AstraZeneca patent, including assistance in front of the State Office for Inventions and TradeMarks. We are currently assisting and representing the client in court in challenging SOIT’s decisions.
A major Romanian meat processor: we are the preferred provider of legal services on a variety of intellectual property issues arising from the client’s business activity. Our most significant assistance in intellectual property issues referred to:
- assistance in respect to a potential litigation regarding the a trademark used by the client. Our assistance covered advice on the potential infringement of intellectual property rights in relation to the trademark, advice on potential unfair competition (similar promotional spots, infringements of designs, logos and slogans, etc.), preparing the negotiation strategy, participating in negotiations and concluding a commercial agreement regarding the use of the trademark.
- assistance in relation to a new product launched by the client potentially breaching a competitor’s intellectual property rights. Our assistance covered advice on sensitive intellectual property issues, preparing a response strategy, drafting letters to competitors and preparing the ground for the negotiations.
- assistance regarding potential infringements by third parties of the client’s trademarks or by trademarks in our client group’s portfolio.
- assistance in respect of designs used by the client for the labelling of its products.
Major telecom operator: We provided assistance related to a joint intellectual property and competition project involving the protection of the company’s significant know-how to prevent its disclosure to a direct competitor. Our intellectual property assistance was aimed at ensuring the required level of protection for the client’s confidential information and trade secrets.
A major Romanian local wine producer: Assistance in preparing a claim alleging breach of the client’s intellectual property rights and unfair competition acts by a client’s competitor. Our assistance included preparing the case and the file to be submitted to the court and preparing the strategy in front of the competent authorities.
A major local meat producer: We provided assistance to a major local meat producer in implementing a spin-off of all intellectual property rights held in one of its companies and consolidating the entire intellectual property group portfolio in one IP holding company within the group. Moreover, we provided advice on the management of the intellectual property and the flow of royalties within the group.
Leading e-commerce integrator in Romania: We provided assistance in implementing, an internal restructuring process aimed at improving the royalties flow across the entities of the group. The challenge of the restructuring process was that it involved the client’s entities based in both EU and USA.