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Mararu & Mararu’s antitrust and trade regulation practice includes full legal assistance and representation in connection with the marketing and sale of goods and services, and with technology licensing and distribution. Our areas of expertise include marketing and distribution, antitrust law, regulation of advertising, franchising and other marketing-related topics. This combination of disciplines is the firm's commitment to an approach close to the needs of its clients rather than according to traditional legal categories, and it enables clients to obtain representation across the entire spectrum of their business activities. 

In the current marketplace, clients are acting as both licensors and licensees of technology. The subject matter of these licenses may be a patent, copyright, trade secret, know-how, trademark, or a combination of various forms of intellectual property. We assist clients with foreign and domestic joint-ventures and strategic alliances, participating in organizing or restructuring national and international distribution networks, with balancing and managing the many antitrust, technology protection, commercial, export-import and other legal concerns raised by complex distribution arrangements, including agreements with  dealers, distributors, sales representatives, copyright, patent or IPRs holders.

Our practice includes counseling companies and structuring transactions involving technology and intangible assets of all types, dispute resolution and litigation in disputes involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights and related rights, advise on liability and risk allocation matters.


Sales and Distribution

Our Antitrust and Trade Regulation practice encompasses issues arising in the sales and distribution processes. The sale of goods and services involves a contractual relationship between the seller and the buyer. Our lawyers know the rules governing contract formation, warranties and remedies for breach of sales contracts. We draft and negotiate sales and distribution agreements, advise clients on the applicability of various laws to particular business transactions, and counsel clients on the use of various methods of distribution.


Antitrust and Unfair Competition

Our lawyers have extensive experience in counseling clients on compliance with national and EU antitrust laws and laws governing unfair competition. Areas of expertise include laws relating to agreements among competitors, economic concentrations, laws governing the relationship between manufacturers and their distributors, antitrust regulation of mergers and acquisitions, rules governing below-cost pricing and exclusionary practices by dominant firms, price transfer agreements, and a variety of other competition-related regulations. We also represent clients in front of the Romanian Competition Council for various notifications, clearances and procedures, including for economic concentrations, or before courts of justice in matters of antitrust or unfair competition.


Advertising Law

We advise both sellers of products and advertising agencies on the laws relating to advertising. Our lawyers have expertise in advising clients on requirements of accuracy in advertising, defamation, product disparagement and other issues that may arise in the advertising process.


Franchising

Within this field we handle preparation and negotiation of franchise agreements and franchise offering documents, give advice concerning regulatory compliance, and handle disputes between franchisors and franchisees. We also counsel franchisors and franchisees in business planning, financing and other aspects of doing business.


Consumer Protection

Our lawyers counsel clients on a broad range of issues relating to consumer protection laws and regulations, including EU relevant legislation and the National Authority for Consumer Protection procedures related to food, non-food or services matters.


Trade Secrets and Confidential Information

Our law firm assists clients on a wide range of matters relating to the protection of trade secrets and confidential or classified information. Our work includes the preparation and negotiation of agreements with employees restricting their activities or rights during employment and post-employment (e.g., assignment of inventions, non-competition, no solicitation, and "right of first refusal"), preparation and negotiation of nondisclosure agreements, preparation and negotiation of agreements with state authorities and other subcontract service providers designed to protect trade secrets or classified information, as well as litigation services associated with trade secret disputes.

For further information or a free initial consultation on your case contact us by phone at +4 031 421 5150 or by email at office@mararu.com.

TRADEMARK LAW ROMANIA | PATENT LAW ROMANIA

We advise clients on the selection and registration of trademarks, registration of copyrights, and other matters relating to ownership and protection of intellectual property. We also handle cases of prosecution and defense of trademark and copyright infringement litigation.

The power of a name or logo cannot be overemphasized. We represent clients in trademark matters in all courts of justice in Romania as well as before the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks. Services to our clients include the development of trademark protection strategies, performing trademark searches, negotiating trademark licenses, conducting cease-and-desist operations, preparing filing and prosecuting trademark applications, preparing, filing and litigating trademark oppositions and cancellations, preparing and litigating domain name arbitration, and preparing and negotiating trademark infringement litigation.

We secure patent rights for inventions in numerous technological fields. Our lawyers engage in the acquisition and licensing of patent rights in inventions and have experience in patent infringement litigation involving complex technologies.

We work with companies of all sizes from a variety of industries to ensure that their names, logos and other intellectual property enjoy the appropriate trademark protection, helping clients analyze the risks and rewards associated with trademarks so they can avoid costly mistakes that lead to delayed provision or service, distribution, cost overruns, litigation and loss of business.

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Mararu & Mararu’s antitrust and trade regulation practice includes full legal assistance and representation in connection with the marketing and sale of goods and services, and with technology licensing and distribution. Our areas of expertise include marketing and distribution, antitrust law, regulation of advertising, franchising and other marketing-related topics. This combination of disciplines is the firm's commitment to an approach close to the needs of its clients rather than according to traditional legal categories, and it enables clients to obtain representation across the entire spectrum of their business activities.  
In the current marketplace, clients are acting as both licensors and licensees of technology. The subject matter of these licenses may be a patent, copyright, trade secret, know-how, trademark, or a combination of various forms of intellectual property. We assist clients with foreign and domestic joint-ventures and strategic alliances, participating in organizing or restructuring national and international distribution networks, with balancing and managing the many antitrust, technology protection, commercial, export-import and other legal concerns raised by complex distribution arrangements, including agreements with  dealers, distributors, sales representatives, copyright, patent or IPRs holders.
Our practice includes counseling companies and structuring transactions involving technology and intangible assets of all types, dispute resolution and litigation in disputes involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights and related rights, advise on liability and risk allocation matters.  

Sales and Distribution
Our Antitrust and Trade Regulation practice encompasses issues arising in the sales and distribution processes. The sale of goods and services involves a contractual relationship between the seller and the buyer. Our lawyers know the rules governing contract formation, warranties and remedies for breach of sales contracts. We draft and negotiate sales and distribution agreements, advise clients on the applicability of various laws to particular business transactions, and counsel clients on the use of various methods of distribution.

Antitrust and Unfair Competition
Our lawyers have extensive experience in counseling clients on compliance with national and EU antitrust laws and laws governing unfair competition. Areas of expertise include laws relating to agreements among competitors, economic concentrations, laws governing the relationship between manufacturers and their distributors, antitrust regulation of mergers and acquisitions, rules governing below-cost pricing and exclusionary practices by dominant firms, price transfer agreements, and a variety of other competition-related regulations. We also represent clients in front of the Romanian Competition Council for various notifications, clearances and procedures, including for economic concentrations, or before courts of justice in matters of antitrust or unfair competition.

Advertising Law
We advise both sellers of products and advertising agencies on the laws relating to advertising. Our lawyers have expertise in advising clients on requirements of accuracy in advertising, defamation, product disparagement and other issues that may arise in the advertising process.

Franchising
Within this field we handle preparation and negotiation of franchise agreements and franchise offering documents, give advice concerning regulatory compliance, and handle disputes between franchisors and franchisees. We also counsel franchisors and franchisees in business planning, financing and other aspects of doing business.

Consumer Protection 
Our lawyers counsel clients on a broad range of issues relating to consumer protection laws and regulations, including EU relevant legislation and the National Authority for Consumer Protection procedures related to food, non-food or services matters.

Trade Secrets and Confidential Information 
Our law firm assists clients on a wide range of matters relating to the protection of trade secrets and confidential or classified information. Our work includes the preparation and negotiation of agreements with employees restricting their activities or rights during employment and post-employment (e.g., assignment of inventions, non-competition, no solicitation, and "right of first refusal"), preparation and negotiation of nondisclosure agreements, preparation and negotiation of agreements with state authorities and other subcontract service providers designed to protect trade secrets or classified information, as well as litigation services associated with trade secret disputes.
For further information or a free initial consultation on your case contact us by phone at + 4 021 3110664 or by email at office@mararu.com.
TRADEMARK LAW ROMANIA | PATENT LAW ROMANIA

We advise clients in all major areas of copyright protection and practice.

We help clients secure copyright protection for original works of all kinds, from traditional print, music, art and sculpture to digital content and computer programs. We help clients take advantage of the broad spectrum of rights the copyright laws convey, especially with for the purpose of future commercialization of those copyrights. In addition, our litigation team has extensive experience in handling disputes involving copyrighted material.

Specific services include development of copyright protection strategies, copyright searches, filing, and prosecuting copyright applications with the Romanian Copyright Office, preparing and negotiating agreements involving copyright, including software licenses, publication agreements and performance agreements, or providing services associated with copyright infringement litigation.

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