ABOUT US

Lupsa & Asociatii is a Romanian full-service advisory and litigation law-firm and an intellectual property agency based in Bucharest.

LAW FIRM

As a law-firm, we specialise in litigation, arbitration, intellectual property, IT / Telecom / Media, corporate / commercial and M&A, data protection and online privacy issues, employment, real estate / construction, insurance, rights of personality, consumers’ protection and tax issues (both contentious and non-contentious issues).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

As an intellectual property agency we assist our client with advisory and representation services for trademark registration, trademark renewal or trademark transfer with OSIM, EUIPO and/or WIPO and with oppositions, observations, challenges and appeals complaints at OSIM, EUIPO, as well as cancellation revocation actions in court.

BACKGROUND

Lupsa & Asociatii was established by Ionut Lupsa and Ioana Ionică (Buru).

Ionuț Lupșa

19 years of experience as an Attorney at Law
  • 19 years of experience as a pleading attorney
  • right of audience at all Romanian courts, including the High Court of Cassation and Justice

11 years of experience as a Trademark/Patent Attorney
  • 11 years of experience as a Patent, Design and Trademark Attorney
  • Intellectual property agent / cousellor authorized by OSIM and EUIPO

Previous experience

[2014 – 2015]  –  Vilau | Associates  – coordinated the Intellectual Property and Litigation areas of practice 

[2004 – 2014]  –  Vilau & Mitel  –  coordinated the Intellectual Property litigation and prosecution areas of practice 

[2000]              –  Norton Rose, London – visiting attorney [July 2000].

[1998 – 2004]  –  Vitzman, Webster & Partners – Junior and Senior Associate

Ioana Ionică (Buru)

9 years of experience as an Attorney at Law

Ioana Buru has 9 years of experience as a pleading attorney having the right to represent clients before all Romanian courts, including the High Court of Cassation and Justice (Romania’s Supreme Court) in intellectual property, copyright, rights of personality, medical negligence, inheritance, real estate, employment and family law.

4 years of experience as a Trademark/Patent Attorney

Ioana Buru is authorized as a Patent, Design and Trademark Attorney and is a member of the Romanian Chamber of Intellectual Property Counsellors (CNCPIR – https://www.patent-chamber.ro). Ioana is currently serving within the Legislation Committee of CNCPIR.

Previous experience

[2013 – 2014]    Vilau & Mitel  –  Senior Associate within the Intellectual Property and Litigation practices

[2014 – 2015]    Vilau | Associates  – Senior Associate within the Intellectual Property and Litigation practices  

[2008 – 2013]  – Ioana Buru Law Office – Independent attorney acting in civil, commercial and employment areas of practice

SEE OUR TIMELINE

Establishment of LUPSA SI ASOCIATII law-firm

February 3, 2015

First logo of LUPSA & ASOCIATII

March 24, 2015

First logo of LUPSA & ASOCIATII

Establishment of LUPSA SI ASOCIATII – Intellectual property agency

March 3, 2015

Florin Ciupitu joined the team

November 1, 2015

Florin Ciupitu joined the team

IP Star 2016 for Romania

February 1, 2016

IP Star 2016 for Romania

Ionut Lupsa was appointed as IP Star for Romania

Alina Stanciu joined the team

October 10, 2016

Alina Stanciu joined the team

New logo for LUPSA SI ASOCIATII

March 1, 2017

New logo for LUPSA SI ASOCIATII

New logo for LUPSA SI ASOCIATII

IP Star for Romania 2017

April 10, 2017

IP Star for Romania 2017

Ionut Lupsa was appointed as IP Star for Romania

Maria Pauliuc joined the team

March 26, 2018

Maria Pauliuc joined the team

RECOGNITION

Ionut Lupșa – IAM Patent 1000 Recommended Individual 2016 / Romania

Managing Intellectual Property – Ionut Lupșa: IP Star for Romania (2014, 2016, 2017)

Lupsa & Asociatii is authorized by the Romanian Patent and Trademark Office (OSIM)

Lupsa & Asociatii is authorized by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

AFFILIATIONS

National Union of Bar Associations

Bucharest Bar Association

INTA Associate Member

Member of CNCPIR (National Chamber of Patent, Trademark and Design Attorneys)