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Category: Disputes Resolution

Did you just pass the Bar examination? Congratulations!

April 2024 Did you just pass the Bar examination? Congratulations! You have the opportunity to jump start your career by joining us as: Trainee Lawyer (Avocat Stagiar) ABOUT YOU: The suitable candidate for this role: Trainee Lawyer (Avocat Stagiar) with 1-2 years professional experience Graduate of one of the accredited law schools in Romania, or…
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Join us! We are recruiting for the position of Dispute Resolution Lawyer

April 2024 We are expanding to welcome a: Dispute Resolution Lawyer as part of our award-winning firm that is singled out by Legal 500 as ‘ exceptional‘. ABOUT YOU: The suitable candidate for this role: Fully fledged lawyer with 5-6 years of professional experience Prior experience in intellectual property disputes is preferable, but not mandatory…
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Freedom of expression of artists, a vivid debate

February 2024 The diversity of perspectives generated by the debate on “Freedom of expression of artists”, recently organized by juridice.ro, has reconfirmed the complexity of the subject. The central topic revolved around the recent case in which the National Council for Combating Discrimination (CNCD) applied sanctions to the Bucharest Municipality Museum, the Art Society Cultural…
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Freedom of expression: artists, a study case for Romania

February 2024 Event alert: Save the date: February 5th, 2024 Artists’ freedom of expression Ileana Nicolescu, Senior Associate in SIMION & BACIU’s Disputes Resolution practice group will be one of the speakers at the debate organized by JURIDICE.ro on the topic “Artists’ freedom of expression“. Ileana’s central intervention will focus on a consistent analysis of…
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Consumer protection legislation: New legal provisions on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers and repealing Directive 2009/22/EC

December 2023 “Aiming to improve consumers’ access to justice” by providing them with several safeguards, Law no. 414/2023 on the conduct of representative actions for the protection of consumers’ collective interests (”the Law”) has been published recently in the Official Gazette no. 1158, Part I. Irina Valeanu and Iunia Radu authored a clear-cut overview of…
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Can the suspension of complementary measures be ordered in the field of consumer protection?

September 2023 In recent years practice, as a result of the inspections carried out in the field of consumer protection, more and more often the ascertaining agents order the sanctioning of economic operators both by applying main sanctions and by imposing complementary measures. The legality and validity of such sanctioning minutes may be challenged by…
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SIMION & BACIU represented at the International IP Enforcement Summit 2023

June 2023 The 2023 edition of the International IP Enforcement Summit, event co-organized by  EUIPO – European Union Intellectual Property Office , European Commision and Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria was centered on the theme of “Fighting IP Crime Globally“. We consider that remaining attuned to trends and available solutions, while engaging in substantial…
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Intellectual Property Insights: Power of res judicata before EUIPO: national court decisions rendered in trademark conflicts

June 2023 The judicial practice established over time in the field of Intellectual Property law determines that national court rulings on cases addressing trademark conflicts have a significant impact in cases heard before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). This is mainly because the architecture of EU trademark law allows for the coexistence of…
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Reputation management for businesses: Assessing damages caused by defamatory statements against legal entities and available legal remedies

January 2023 One of the most important, but also most vulnerable assets of a company is its image. As a result of the fierce competition to attract and maintain the attention of potential customers and build a “name”, any negative information that is released about a company impacts the decision of business partners and of…
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Legal effects of filing with special assignment in the light of the provisions of art. 721 para. (4) of the Code of Civil Procedure.

Case of suspension of the release of the amount consigned or case of suspension of the enforcement proceedings? January 2023 The enforcement procedure, as the final stage of a civil litigation, is the creditor’s main legal remedy for obtaining the satisfaction of its rights if the debtor does not voluntary fulfill the obligations established in…
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