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Aiming for consistency

December 22 2011 While protection for well-known marks is in place, there are some contradictions in the treatment of fame

Overcoming inconsistencies

April 16 2014 Well-known trademarks are protected in Romania pursuant to Article 6bis of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property – of which…

Trademark enforcement

April 30 2009 The debate surrounding the conflict between trademarks and trade names is not new in Romania.

Internet issues (other than domain names)

December 22 2010 The Internet provides new means for infringing registered rights.

Unregistered trademarks are protected under Romanian law if they are recognized as well known.

December 8 2008 Unregistered trademarks are protected under Romanian law if they are recognized as well known.

Romania

April 22 2014 The legal framework for the protection and enforcement of IP rights in Romania is as follows: the Law on Trademarks and Geographical Indications…

Overcoming inconsistencies

April 16 2014 Well-known trademarks are protected in Romania pursuant to Article 6bis of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property – of which…

An open approach to registration

October 29 2013 The Trademark Law 1998 (significantly amended in 2010) follows the principles of the EU Trademarks Directive (89/104/EEC). Thus, a 'trademark' in…

Considering all options

August 28 2013 Trademark rights can be enforced through prosecution or judicial proceedings, leaving rights owners with a number of options to consider…

Identifying best practice

April 30 2013 The first Romanian legislation on trademarks and service marks was passed on April 15 1879. In addition, Romania has been a member of the Paris…