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CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI

Assisting a pharma lab in court

14.03.2019


Starting with 2016, we are representing a reputable French pharmaceutical laboratory in some files / procedures that overlook the way in which clinical trials are being carried out in Romania. These studies impact both the local and the European medical community. For this reason, the courts in Romania, where our client operates these studies, want to ensure that the optimal conditions are met for the conduct of the respective studies. Conditions that materialize in respecting good practice in conducting Phase II clinical trials (our case). Phase II clinical trials set out the following: efficacy of the drug tested, efficacy in disease prevention, and appropriate dosage levels.

To start a clinical trial in Romania you need the approval from two national forums: the National Medicines Agency and the National Ethics Commission. Once these approvals have been obtained under the current legislation, the clinical trial may begin. The legislation is comprised on a set of regulations called “Good Clinical Practice.”

We are still in the process of carrying out these procedures, which we expect to be finalized sometime during this year/2019. Throughout this period, we provided consultancy services that consisted of monitoring the initial file and analyzing the papers and requests coming from the parties involved. We also proposed to the client the strategy and recommendations we considered appropriate to combat the actions filed against its rights and interests.

 

25.06.2020

The similarity between a croissant and a sandwich? The name itself

Lately, we have been working on a new case so that both the commercial name of a croissant and a sandwich can coexist without legal implications. In this sense, we witnessed the negotiation and conclusion of a coexistence agreement for the two brands. Our client, from the Bakery and confectionery industry, received a coexistence agreement ( learn more )

11.06.2020

Infringement outbreak in the online area

Given the current virus outbreak that has taken over most European businesses, our Client’s sales have mostly been directed online. Thus, they recently became aware of a third party that has thoroughly copied not only their website, but also their overall branding image (color schemes, layouts, text positioning, imaging, presentation and even semantics). We are ( learn more )

26.05.2020

Trademark availability search and its risk assessment

We have completed a research for one of our Clients that is activating in the non-alcoholic products trade industry. We have just checked whether there is a possibility to register as a brand the slogan of its new product, as well as the risk represented by using the slogan in the country where the research ( learn more )