Our intellectual property attorneys help clients maximise
the value of their intellectual property and technology
rights and avoid infringement when introducing products
to the Moldovan market. We provide comprehensive legal services
for a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations,
in the registration, protection, enforcement and licensing
of trademarks, copyrights and other IP rights. The firm
provides transactional representation to a variety of industries,
such as manufacturing, entertainment, automotive, food-processing,
electronic, and pharmaceutical. Our practice includes:
We offer expertise in all aspects of copyright issues,
from registration to protection of copyrights. Our lawyers
counsel clients on a wide variety of copyright issues for
virtually all types of copyrighted materials. We counsel
companies on copyrightable material in the entertainment
industry, including film, music, and print publishing transactions.
We cover all aspects of trademark, from analysis and advice
on the availability of trademarks and service marks to the
correct use, exploitation of trademark rights. Buruiana
& Partners helps in obtaining and maintaining registered
trademarks, including conducting all necessary trademark
searches, filing applications, renewal applications, defending
opposition proceedings, and handling other matters that
may arise before Moldovan Trademark Office (AGEPI) and before
the appropriate authorities and courts.
Expansion in the international markets for goods and services
has brought an expansion of opportunities for licensing.
Our attorneys provide domestic and foreign clients with
legal advice and negotiation assistance in connection with
all aspects of licensing arrangements. Our licensing practise
covers copyrights, trademarks, patents and know-how. The
licensing expertise can include issues such as protection
and likelihood of infringement, product liability, export
control, performance or enforcement of a license agreement,
royalty forms, exclusive or nonexclusive licence, sublicensing,
and choice of law.
The international distribution of products and services
has brought an increase in trade piracy. Buruiana & Partners
advises clients on distribution of products and services,
false advertising, methods of preventing unauthorised importation
of trademarked and copyrighted goods into Moldova and on
compliance with domestic rules of competition.
We provide expertise in trademark, service mark, trade
name and trade dress, copyright litigation in the Moldovan
courts. Our attorneys are active in all phases of intellectual
property litigation. We can obtain temporary restraining
oders, injunctions and damages against infringers and importers
of illegal counterfeit goods.