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Romania: When advertising campaigns border on the unacceptable

September 1 2016 Advertising has a direct impact on the way that markets operate - both for traders and for consumers. Misleading and unlawful comparative advertising…

Romania: best practice for Romanian filings

July 1 2015 Romania has a longstanding commitment to protecting IP rights, with the first regulation on trademarks and service marks dating back to 1879. In…

Romania: how to avoid the antitrust traps

September 1 2015 Trademark licensing was first acknowledged in the 1998 Trademark Law; neither the 1967 Trademark Law nor Law 879/1879 contained provisions on…

Romania: staying one step ahead

May 1 2015 The phenomenal growth of the Internet and e-commerce has been a major boost for businesses worldwide. It will not be long before the Internet becomes…

Romania: changing with the times

February 27 2015 Unregistered trademarks enjoy protection in Romania pursuant to Article 6bis of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, as…

Romania: When advertising campaigns border on the unacceptable

September 1 2016 Advertising has a direct impact on the way that markets operate - both for traders and for consumers. Misleading and unlawful comparative advertising…

Romania: An open approach to registration

April 29 2016 The Trademark Law 1998 (significantly amended in 2010) follows the principles of the EU Trademarks Directive (89/104/EEC). Thus, a 'trademark' is…

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April 27 2016 The legal framework for the protection and enforcement of IP rights in Romania is as follows: the Law on Trademarks and Geographical Indications…

Romania: Tackling infringement in Romania

January 1 2016 Trademarks are important business assets developed through investment, reputation and goodwill. Third parties can infringe a trademark by attempting…

Romania: how to avoid the antitrust traps

September 1 2015 Trademark licensing was first acknowledged in the 1998 Trademark Law; neither the 1967 Trademark Law nor Law 879/1879 contained provisions on…