Intellectual Property Lawyers

In today’s knowledge economy, your intellectual property plays a key role in obtaining a competitive advantage. A cohesive strategy, including both commercialisation and enforcement, will ensure you get maximum value from your IP. With specialist IP lawyers throughout Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), we have worked with some of the best-known brands, from banks to tech and media companies, pharmaceuticals and FMCG companies, often across the region or in several jurisdictions.

Leading multinationals look to CMS for an integrated, cross-border service to meet their global needs and/or deal with global trademark portfolios, as well as specialist advice and representation in individual countries. Working with CMS gives you invaluable access to knowledge of the CEE markets and regulators, both locally and regionally. We work together with you to find the best solutions for your business.

CMS Romania has a dedicated team of IP specialists, which includes a number of registered trademark attorneys with both the Romanian Office for Inventions and Trademarks (OSIM) and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM). We advise our clients across the full range of contentious and non-contentious IP matters, including IP aspects of transactions in Romania, as well as on data protection and privacy.

The right brands will win the hearts and minds of your customers. The right patents will prevent others exploiting your ideas or provide a substantial barrier to market access. Copyright, know-how and designs also play a vital role. We focus on key sectors relevant to you such as life sciences and healthcare, automotive, machinery, manufacturing, consumer products, financial services, and technology, media and communications. This means you get in-depth industry knowledge as well as legal expertise for the protection of your IP. If you are involved in a dispute, CMS dedicated contentious IP experts can guide you through the litigation process.

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Valentina Parvu
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
Romania, Bucharest
Valentina Parvu is a senior associate in the Commercial and Regulatory Practice Group at CMS Bucharest.With over ten year's experience, she specialises in intellectual property, data protection, distribution...
Anca Elena Ion
Anca Elena Ion
As­so­ci­ate
Romania, Bucharest
Anca Elena Ion is an associate in the Dispute Resolution Department at CMS Bucharest office, focusing on corporate criminal law and compliance. Anca has experience in criminal defence of companies as...
Cristina Popescu
Cristina Popescu
Senior Counsel and Head of CEE Insurance Practice Group
Romania, Bucharest
Cristina is Senior Counsel in the Bucharest office, specialising on regulatory and commercial matters relevant to the Insurance, Public Procurement, Competition and Infrastructure sectors.