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Europe Romania Intellectual Property & TMT

Intellectual Property covers advisory work and disputes related to patent, copyright and trademarks. Litigation concerning trade secrets also features. TMT stands for Technology, Media and Telecommunications. This broad section incorporates work relating to these three areas of law. Technology includes outsourcing between corporates and suppliers of IT services, IT procurement and regulatory matters in the sector. The section also considers M&A activity in the sector but places priority on those firms and individuals that demonstrate a specialised knowledge in the requirements of the sector. Media includes contentious and non-contentious advertising and marketing matters as well as activity relating to the Film & TV, music, publishing and theatre industries. This includes production, financing and distribution aspects. Telecommunications includes transactional and litigation advice to telecoms companies and wireless operators, and the regulatory issues that such companies face. Other matters include interconnection and resales laws, multimedia agreements and licensing activity. Unless there is a more specific chapter, Data Protection is also included in the TMT chapter. This covers regulatory advice on data protection and privacy compliance, cases of data security breaches, representation of clients in investigations, enforcement actions or litigation relating to data protection and privacy. Work of an international nature can include advising clients with multinational operations on data security issues relating to cross-border transfers of data, such as in large-scale outsourcing transactions involving a number of countries, and on global or multi-jurisdictional privacy compliance programmes.

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Band 1
  1. Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații
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    Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații
    Intellectual Property & TMT
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații is a highly regarded multidisciplinary practice covering both advisory and contentious IP matters, as well as a range of TMT mandates. The law firm specialises in counterfeiting and trade mark prosecution. It benefits from dedicated data protection experts and advises on regulatory issues, particularly in the telecoms sector. It additionally collaborates across departments to assist with the IP and TMT implications of M&A transactions. Its client roster includes a range of domestic and international clients, including companies from the energy, pharmaceutical and transportation sectors. It has further experience representing clients from the telecoms and media fields.
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Band 2
  1. Mușat & Asociații
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    Mușat & Asociații
    Intellectual Property & TMT
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Mușat & Asociații is an impressive full-service practice that handles a wide array of contentious and non-contentious IP-related matters, covering patent, trade mark and copyright issues. The law firm also regularly assists with data protection and telecoms regulatory matters, including licensing applications. It often collaborates with international firms to provide local IP and TMT advice to multinational clients, with noteworthy activity in the healthcare and automotive sectors.
  2. Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen
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    Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen
    Intellectual Property & TMT
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen is a solid domestic practice covering a full range of IP and TMT matters. It advises on regulatory mandates in the telecoms and technology industries. It is particularly well versed in matters involving data protection and electronic communication. The law firm often assists clients with trade mark prosecution work and copyright legislation. It is highly experienced in a number of sectors including cosmetics, automotive and retail.
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Band 3
  1. CMS
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    CMS
    Intellectual Property & TMT
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    CMS is a well-regarded firm drawing on its broad network in the CEE region to provide interdepartmental expertise when assisting its multinational client base with domestic and cross-border matters. The law firm is well versed in handling copyright and trade mark issues. It advises telecoms and technology companies on a number of regulatory matters, including outsourcing and network sharing agreements and data protection issues. It additionally assists with M&A transactions in the TMT sector.
  2. Popovici Nițu Stoica & Asociații
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    Popovici Nițu Stoica & Asociații
    Intellectual Property & TMT
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Popovici Nițu Stoica & Asociații has a notable team that handles a broad range of mandates, including trade mark registration, software licensing and advertising agreements. The law firm also represents domestic and international clients in IP-related disputes. It advises on acquisitions in the telecoms industry, as well as assisting with IT procurement matters. It represents clients active in sport and logistics. It has additional expertise managing intellectual property portfolios for high-profile individuals.
  3. Wolf Theiss
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    Wolf Theiss
    Intellectual Property & TMT
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Wolf Theiss is recognised for its focus on telecoms and data protection matters. The law firm regularly assists clients with the regulatory and licensing aspects of cross-border M&A transactions. It is experienced in acting for major retail and gaming sector clients, as well as for financial services companies.
  4. Zamfirescu Racoți Vasile & Partners Attorneys At Law
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    Zamfirescu Racoți Vasile & Partners Attorneys At Law
    Intellectual Property & TMT
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Zamfirescu Racoți Vasile & Partners is particularly known for its focus on contentious IP issues, especially patent litigation on behalf of clients from the pharmaceutical and energy sectors. The law firm provides additional advice on design and trade mark infringements, as well as assisting with copyright matters in the technology industry. It is also active in the negotiation of out-of-court settlements for disputes concerning web domain names and in portfolio management matters.
  5. Milcev Burbea
    Intellectual Property & TMT
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  6. Răzvan Dincă & Asociații
    Intellectual Property & TMT
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  7. Simion & Baciu
    Intellectual Property & TMT
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  8. Turcu & Turcu
    Intellectual Property & TMT
    Europe 2022 | Band 3