Publications

Publications

Articles written by av. dr. Gheorghe Florea, accessible on our page in Romanian language

“The Lawyer’s Profession in Romania, 150 Years After”, www.juridice.ro, 09.05.2015

“The Qualification of the Lawyer’s Profession as an Employee-Employer Relationship Is Against the Principle of Lawyer’s Independence and Has Serious Consequences on the Rule of Law”, www.juridice.ro, 08.05.2015

“Aspects Regarding the Topicality of the Principles and Values Regulated by the Law on the Organization and Exercise of the Lawyer’s Profession”, 25.04.2014

“The Impact of the Newly Enacted Provisions of the Civil Code on the Contract of Legal Assistance and Representation”, www.juridice.ro, 29.02.2012

“Formal Conditions of Legal Representation”, Bulletin of the National Institute for Lawyers, no. 2/2006

“The Defense of the Professional Title of Lawyer – An Issue of Public Order”, Revista Avocatul, no. 1/2006

“The Initial Professional Training and the Continuous Professional Development of Lawyers, in the Context of the Strategy for Reforming the Romanian Judicial System and Consolidating the Business Environment”, Revista Avocatul, no. 1/2005

“Romanian Lawyer – European Lawyer. The Harmonization of Standards for Professional Qualification”, Revista Avocatul, no. 1/2003

“The Perspectives of Development of the Lawyer’s Profession”, Revista Avocatul, no. 1/2001

“The Respect of the Professional Oath of the Lawyer and the Common House of Justice”, Revista Avocatul, no. 1/2000

Public lectures, av. dr. Gheorghe Florea

”The Active Role of the Judge. Motivation of Procedural Acts”, within the Conference ”Viorel Mihai Ciobanu” (ed. 8), organized by the Society of Legal Sciences and the Bucharest Bar, in collaboration with the University of Bucharest, 27.02.2020

”The Procedural Balance Between Appearance and Fairness, Between Theory and Practice”, during the ”Litigators” Conference, organized by the Society of Legal Sciences and the Bucharest Bar in collaboration with the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bucharest, 18-19.04 .2019

”The Right to a Fair Trial. Procedural Guarantees – Between Desideratum and Reality”, during the conference ”Viorel Mihai Ciobanu”, organized by the Society of Legal Sciences, the Bucharest Bar and the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest, 30.01.2019

“The Mechanisms by which Fundamental Rights are Disrupted”, at the General Congress of the Union of European Lawyers, Alba-Iulia, 24.06.2016

”The Perspectives of the Legislative Evolution at the Level of the European Union and at National Level Regarding the Professional Secrecy and the Confidentiality of the Communications between a Lawyer and a Client. Current Concerns Regarding the Professional Secrecy within the Legal Profession in Romania”, at the Conference ”The Legal Role of the Lawyer in a State Governed by the Rule of Law Regarding the Protection of Privacy and Professional Secrecy. The Situation in Romania”, organized by the Council of European Bars (CCBE) and the National Union of Romanian Bars (UNBR), Bucharest, 11.12.2014

“The Limits of the Lawyer’s Right to Exercise the Procedural Acts of Disposition in the Arbitration Procedure”, at the Conference “Arbitration and the New Codes”, organized by the Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania, Bucharest, 16-17.12.2013

“The Role of the Lawyer in the Civil Process According to the New Code of Civil Procedure”, at the conference “Knowledge, Understanding and Application of the New Code of Civil Procedure”, organized by National Union of Romanian Bars, National Institute for Lawyers (INPPA) Timisoara, in collaboration with the Timis Bar, Universul Juridic Publishing House and the Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences within the West University of Timisoara, Timisoara, 23-24.11.2012

“The Legal Regime of the Nullity of Procedural Acts According to the New Code of Civil Procedure”, at the National Conference “New Codes of Romania”, organized by the European Center for Legal Studies and Research in collaboration with the Faculty of Law, Western University from Timisoara, National Institute for Lawyers (INPPA) Bucharest and INPPA Timisoara, Timisoara, 27-28.05.2011

Interviews, accessible on our page in Romanian language

“A Lawyer Prefers a Trial Held in Front of a Judge, not in Front of a Screen”, interview with Alina Matei, www.juridice.ro, 26.04.2020

“It Has Become an Open Struggle, for Life and Death” [for the Control of Justice], interview with Alina Matei, www.juridice.ro, 13.01.2019

“Legal Services are no Longer Reserved Exclusively for Lawyers”, interview with Loredana Voiculescu, www.juridice.ro, 06/17/2018

“New Challenges on Old Topics: Professional Secrecy, Autonomy and Independence of Bars, Lawyers’ Insurance House”, interview with Alina Matei, www.juridice.ro, 18.03.2018

“Artificial Intelligence Could Turn Against Humanity”, interview with Alina Matei, www.juridice.ro, 16.11.2017

”The Law no. 51/1995 is in a Race Against Social and Legislative Realities ”, interview with Alina Matei, www.juridice.ro, 09.04.2017

“If We Destroy the Defense, Who Has a Word to Say?”, interview with Alina Matei, www.juridice.ro, 19.05.2016

“The Role of the Lawyer is to Defend the Fundamental Rights of Citizens”, interview “The Lawyer”, 11/25/2015

“In Recent Years, the Modernization of the Lawyers’ Insurance House Has Been Carried Out”, interview with Mircea Dragos Fica, www.juridice.ro, 11/13/2015

“The Status of the Lawyer’s Profession has Always Advanced in Many Respects”, interview with Alina Matei, www.juridice.ro, 10.12.2014

“About the State of the Lawyer’s Profession”, interview with av. dr. Doina Gherman, www.juridice.ro, 17.06.2014

“About Legality and Responsibility”, interview with Andrei Savescu, www.juridice.ro, 21.06.2012

Video recordings, accessible on our page in Romanian language

”Legal Point Marathon 3”, by Cornel Dărvășan, Nicolae Cîrstea, Universul Juridic, 09.05.2018

“Business Laws”, by Andrei Cristea, Profit TV, 08.10.2018

”Legal Point”, 28.09.2017, by Cornel Dărvășan, Nicolae Cîrstea, Universul Juridic, 28.09.2017

”Legal Point Marathon 2”, by Cornel Dărvășan, Nicolae Cîrstea, Universul Juridic, 30.03.2017

“Business Laws”, by Andrei Cristea, Hot News Romania, February 18, 2016

Articles written by av. dr. Sonia Florea, available on our page in Romanian language and on author’s page on www.ssrn.com

“Legislative and Jurisprudential Developments on the Limits and Exceptions of Trademark and Copyright rights”, www.juridice.ro, 23.10.2017

“The Right to Represent Legal Persons in front of Tribunals in Industrial Property Law Litigation”, www.juridice.ro, 01.12.2017

“Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement. Comparative Study of Jurisprudence ”, Judicial Courier no. 9/2017

“Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement”, Romanian Journal of Intellectual Property Law no. 1/2016

“Some Problematic Provisions of the Law no. 138/2014 for the Amendment of Law no. 134/2010 on the Code of Civil Procedure”, www.juridice.ro, 22.10.2014

“Trademark Rights: Coexistence and Harmony Between National Protection System and the European Protection System”, Romanian Journal of Intellectual Property Law no. 4/2014

“Competence of the Appeals Commission within OSIM to Reject an Appeal on the Ground of Non-observance of time-limits”, Romanian Industrial Property Magazine no. 2-3 / 2014

“Legal Standing to Claim Provisional Measures for the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights and to File an Action for Infringement of IPRs”, Romanian Journal of Intellectual Property Law no. 1/2014

“Conflicts of Rights in Trademarks, Trade Names and Emblems”, Romanian Journal of Industrial Property, no. 3-4/2013

“Problematic Practical Aspects of the Procedure for Regularizing a Claim According to the New Code of Civil Procedure”, Romanian Journal of Private Law no. 5/2013

“Legal Regime applicable to Appeals According to Provisions of the New Code of Civil Procedure”, Romanian Journal of Private Law no. 4/2013

“Arbitrability of Disputes in the Field of Intellectual Property Law”, Romanian Arbitration Review, no. 4/2012

“Problematic Aspects of the Procedure in front of the Arbitral Tribunal of the Romanian Copyright Office”, Romanian Journal of Intellectual Property Law, no. 4/2012

“The Establishment of the Competent Jurisdiction in Actions in Counterfeiting with Foreign Elements”, Romanian Journal of Intellectual Property Law, no. 3/2012

“The Action for Infringement of IPRs in Romanian Law”, Romanian Journal of Private Law, no. 2/2012

“Considerations Regarding the Technical-Legal notion of Counterfeiting. Legal and Jurisprudential Evolutions”, Romanian Journal of Intellectual Property Law, no. 1/2012

”Issues On the Constitutionality of the Appeal Procedure Against the Decisions Issued by the Examination Commissions within O.S.I.M.”, Romanian Journal of Intellectual Property Law, no. 4/2011

“Regulation of Precautionary Measures in the Field of Intellectual Property Rights. The Implications of Art. 252, Art. 255 and Art. 257 of the Civil Code”, Romanian Journal of Private Law, no. 6/2011

“Practical Aspects Regarding Conflicts Between Rights in Trademarks, Commercial Names and a Domain Names”, Romanian Journal of Intellectual Property Law, no. 1/2010

“The Rights of the Trademark Owner in the Context of Parallel Imports”, www.juridice.ro, 02.10.2007

“Proof of Trademark Use”, Romanian Journal of Intellectual Property Law, no. 4/2006

“Theoretical and Practical Aspects Regarding the Limits of the Exclusive Right in a Registered Trademark”, Romanian Journal of Intellectual Property Law, no. 1/2006

Public lectures, av. dr. Sonia Florea

“Practical Issues Related to the Protection of Intellectual Property in Romania”, at the Conference “Difficult Issues of Commercial Law” (ed. 4), organized by the Society of Legal Sciences and the Bucharest Bar in collaboration with the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bucharest, 16.11.2018

“Bad Faith as a Ground for Refusal and Cancellation of Trademark Registrations”, at the Seminar “100 Years of Trademark Protection in Romania. Evolutions, Perspectives, Challenges ”, organized by the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks, 23 – 25.10.2018, Sinaia

“Legislative and Jurisprudential Developments Regarding the Limits and Exceptions of Trademark Right and Copyright”, at the National Conference “Counterfeiting, Competition and Protection of Traditional Products in the European Union”, organized by “Titu Maiorescu” University of Bucharest, 02 – 03.11. 2017

”Action for Infringement of IPRs. Jurisprudential and Legislative Developments”, at the Conference “IPR Counterfeiting”, 18th edition, organized by Rominvent, 11 – 13.10.2017, Poiana Brasov

“European Trademark Law Reform. Impact on the Romanian Legislation”, at the Seminar “Trademarks and Geographical Indications in the Current Economic Context ”, organized by the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks, 30.08. – 01.09.2017, Sinaia

“European Trademark Law Reform. Opposition, Annulment and Revocation Proceedings”, at the Seminar “Trademarks and Geographical Indications in the Current Economic Context”, organized by the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks, 30.08. – 01.09.2017, Sinaia

“Revocation and Cancellation of a Trademark. Case studies”, at the Seminar “Trademarks and Geographical Indications in the Current Economic Context”, organized by the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks, 30.08. – 01.09.2017, Sinaia

“Liability of Intermediaries for Copyright Infringement on the Internet”, at the Conference “Difficult Issues of Internet law”, organized by the Society of Legal Sciences in collaboration with the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bucharest, 18.11.2016

“Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement”, at the biennial international Conference of the Faculty of Law within the West University of Timisoara, section “Trends and Transformations in IP Infringement and Enforcement”, October 28 – 29, 2016, Timișoara

”Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. News in the European Union Legislation”, at the Conference ”IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 19 – 21.10.2016, Poiana Brasov

”The Impact of the European Trade Mark Law Reform on the Romanian Legislation ”, at the international Conference ”Challenges of the Knowledge Society ”, organized by ”Nicolae Titulescu” University and ”Nicolae Titulescu Foundation for Law and International Relations”, 20 – 21.05.2016

”Enforcement of Trademark rights. Jurisprudential Evolutions and Regulatory Perspectives “, at the Conference “IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 28 – 30.10.2015, Sibiu

”Trademark Rights. Coexistence and Harmony Between National Systems and the European Protection System”, at the Conference ”IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 15 – 17.10.2014, Sibiu

“European Network of Trademarks and Design – Procedural Harmony”, at the Seminar “OHIM – OSIM Cooperation in the Context of Convergence Programs and International Projects”, organized by the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks, 03 – 05.09 .2014, Jupiter

”Difficult Issues of Civil Procedure ”, Society of Legal Sciences in collaboration with the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 21 – 22.02.2014

“Problems Regarding the Arbitrability of Disputes in the Field of Intellectual Property Rights”, at the Conference “Arbitration in the New Codes”, organized by the Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 16 – 17.12.2013

“Procedural Aspects of the Action for Infringement of IPRs”, at the Conference “IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 9 – 11.10.2013, Sibiu

“Conflict of Rights in Registered Trademarks,  Unregistered Trademarks and Other Signs Used in the Commercial Activity”, at the Seminar “Protection of Industrial Property – Ways and Consequences”, organized by the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks, 28 – 30.08.2013, Cap Aurora

“Newly Enacted Legal Provisions of the New Civil Code and of the New Code of Civil Procedure Having an Impact on Actions for IPR Infringement”, at the Conference “IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 21- 23.11.2012, Sibiu

”Arbitration of IPR Disputes”, at the international Conference “Modern Trends in International Commercial Arbitration”, organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest, Leaua & Asociatii and the Society of Legal Sciences, 6 – 7.09.2012, University of Bucharest

”About the Technical-Legal Term of IPR Infringement and Counterfeiting”, at the Conference ”IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 9 – 11.11.2011, Sibiu

”The Action for Infringement of Trademark Rights According to Provisions of the Modified Law no. 84/1998 ”, at the Conference ”IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 8 – 10.12.2010, Sibiu

“Conflicts of Rights in Domain Names, Trademarks and Trade Names”, at the Conference “IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 18 – 20.11.2009, Mangalia

“Remedies for IPRS Infringement”, at the Conference “IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 12 – 14.11.2008, Mangalia

“Problems of Enforcement of Industrial Property Rights in the Context of Parallel Imports”, at the Conference “IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 12 – 14.12.2007, Mangalia

”Gray Imports vs. Exhaustion”, at the international Seminar ”Business Law in an Economy in Transition: from Sub-contracting to Branding”, organized by the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and the International Union of Lawyers (UIA), 28 – 29.09.2007 , Bucharest

“Proof of Trademark Use”, at the Conference “IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 1 – 4.11.2006, Mamaia

“Theoretical and Practical Aspects Regarding the Limits of the Exclusive Trademark Right”, at the Conference “IPR Counterfeiting”, organized by Rominvent, 7 – 9.12.2005, Mangalia

Interviews, available on our page in Romanian language.

“In the Exercise of the Lawyer’s Profession, One Can Have Full Freedom of Conscience and an Own Professional Creed”, interview with Alina Matei, www.juridice.ro, 18.07.2016

Video recordings, available on our page in Romanian language

”Copyright in the Online Environment”, Society of Legal Sciences, www.juridice.ro, 02.10.2019

“How Effective is Trademark Protection?”, Society of Legal Sciences, www.juridice.ro, 02.04.2018

”Copy Paste. About Plagiarism ”, Society of Legal Sciences, www.juridice.ro, 13.06.2016