Intellectual and IT Property
The lawyers within SCA „Chiriță și Asociații” enjoy a vast practical experience in the area of intellectual and IT property, having confronted with diverse legal problems faced by our clients that own both national and multinational societies on these matters. No doubt, the permanent development of technology attracts the continuous need to implement in the activity of any society IT elements. Be it a society with a specific IT profile or a website owner having a personal or electronic commerce purpose or anything that means cyber-activity, our society can offer advice in any situation of this kind.
Cyber-Law generates, most of the times, incursions of intellectual property rights as well, which require enhanced protection in the IT environment.
Specifically, the lawyers of our society have offered advice be in the form of wording or negotiation of contracts in the area of Cyber-Law such as outsourcing contracts (hardware/ software), web hosting contracts, software distribution contracts, wording of terms and conditions, IT development contracts and other, be it in the form of legal audit, via identification and management of the legal uncertainty one cyber activity is subject to.
Our lawyers intervene in all of the disputes that are covered by the area of Cyber-Law, especially in those related to IT projects (outsourcing, systems integration, software deployment, etc.), in those related to counterfeit and intellectual property, unfair competition, in those related to the security of information systems , but also in crimes committed through internet.
Also, in the field of intellectual property, the advice offered to our clients includes, besides assistance in the procedure of obtaining the rights of intellectual property (for example, regarding software, multimedia, database etc.), registration of patent trolls or trademarks (including Community trademark) etc. as well as in the phase of rights’ protection, by the exercise of actions for keeping of the intellectual property rights. Specifically, the activities we undertake in terms of intellectual property include, but not limited to the fulfilment of legal formalities for websites (domain names, binding information, etc.) or obtaining licenses in diverse areas, such as gambling.