The know-how contract in Romania

What is the know-how and what does the know-how contract refer to in Romania? Government Ordinance no. 52/1997 defines the notion of know-how as a set of formulas, definitions, technical documents, drawings and models, networks, processes and other analogous elements that serve to the manufacture and commercialization of a product.…
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The Civil International Trials in Romania

What are the rights of foreign citizens in an international lawsuit according to the legal provisions in Romania? Foreign natural and legal persons own the same procedural rights and obligations as Romanian citizens or legal persons before the Romanian courts. Foreign citizens benefit from relief and tax cuts and other…
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How to Obtain a Short Stay Visa in Romania

Foreign nationals from certain countries who need to stay in Romania for short-term purposes may need to apply for a visa. This is not mandatory for EU/EEA nationals, however, those visiting from countries such as China, India, Egypt and others need to comply with the visa requirements. The visa alows…
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Due Diligence Photovoltaic / Wind Farms Projects Romania

Question: Is it a good time to start investing in a renewable energy project in Romania? Answer: The domain of the Environment and Sustainable Development offers substantial business opportunities in Romania and, in recent years, our country made great achievements in this area. Park projects are underway especially in Dobrogea which…
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Shelf companies in Romania

A shelf company is an already founded company which has not had any activity. This company was created and, metaphorically speaking, was “put on the shelf”. Shelf companies are limited liability companies that are already registered and are available for immediate purchase. These companies did not perform any transactions whatsoever,…
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Set up Representative Office in Romania

Question: What do I need to do in order to open a representative office in Romania? And what are the characteristics of this type of company? Answer: Foreign companies are allowed to open representative offices in Romania, according to the specifications of Decree – Law No.122/1990. These entities are not allowed to conduct…
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The confession in the Romanian civil proceedings

How can the notion of "confession" be explained and what is the Romanian law governing this type of evidence in civil proceedings? The confession, as a means of evidence in the Romanian civil proceedings, is governed by the provisions of the Civil Procedure Code, in art. 348 - 350. According…
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Inventions’ Patents? Learn How to Register Them in Romania

Question: What rights do I obtain after registering an invention? Answer: By registering an invention and obtaining the invention patent, the holder acquires an exclusive right of restraining any other person from producing, using, offering for sale or importing a product or a procedure based on the patented invention, without his…
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The intermediation contract in Romania

What is the intermediation contract and which parties can conclude such an agreement under the legislation in Romania? The intermediation agreement is regulated by the provisions of the New Civil Code, in art. 2096 – 2102, articles which define the notion of intermediation as the contract through with the intermediary…
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How to Register a Brand in Romania

How to Register a Brand in Romania

Companies that register their brand protect the uniqueness of their business concept. Our Romanian lawyers outline below the main requirements for trademark registration in Romania. What are the steps to follow when registering a trademark in Romania? When you register the trademark, your company acquires exclusive rights to use the…
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