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Managing IP recognizes Ana-Maria Baciu and Andreea Bende as IP STARS

June 2024

Managing IP, a leading intellectual property publication, released its 2024 IP STARS rankings, naming Ana-Maria Baciu and Andreea Bende as Trade Mark Stars and acknowledging them among the leaders in intellectual property, considering expertise, workload, and outcomes achieved for clients. 

Ana-Maria Baciu, a seasoned intellectual property and regulatory lawyer with a remarkable plus 20-year career, and a European trademark and design attorney, has demonstrated her versatility by providing legal counsel to prominent companies and entrepreneurs across various industries. Her expertise spans the full spectrum of intellectual property aspects, making her an genuine asset to the field. 

She is a member of highly reputable professional organizations such as INTA (former member of the INTA Anti-Counterfeiting Committee and the INTA Parallel Importation Committee), ECTA, AIPPI, and the Romanian Chamber of Patent Attorneys (currently serving as a member of the Monitoring Committee). Her substantial activity with the American Chambers of Commerce in Romania (AmCham) and Concordia (Employers Organization) further demonstrates her commitment to promoting the interests of the legal profession. 

Andreea Bende, a highly experienced professional in the intellectual property field, has made significant strides in assisting both Romanian and foreign companies with their trademark, design, domain name portfolios, and copyright and related rights. Her outstanding track record includes handling numerous administrative procedures and arguing cases in front of the Romanian Appeals Committee, showcasing her expertise and competence. 

She is a member of the Romanian Chamber of Patent Attorneys, licensed as a Trademark and Design Attorney. Currently, Andreea is an active member of INTA, the European Trademarks Law and Practice Team within MARQUES (acting as Co-Vice-Chair), and the Designs Committee within ECTA.

BACIU PARTNERS boasts one of Romania’s most distinguished and highly regarded intellectual property practices. Our team, with its outstanding intellectual property services, manages various matters and clients. These results emerge from our team expertly combining the in-depth knowledge more commonly associated with boutique IP firms with the broad resources and expertise available in our business law firm, which the business community requires for complex transactional work or dispute resolution.

The IP STARS rankings, a highly respected and rigorous evaluation, are the result of an annual research process that covers more than 70 jurisdictions, making it the most comprehensive, leading specialist rankings publication for the IP profession. This process involves submitting information, collecting feedback from market commentators (including clients and peers), and using publicly available information. These steps ensure a comprehensive evaluation of the firm’s and individuals’ footprint in the respective jurisdiction and the IP community at large.

Details about the IP STARS rankings and the Managing IP awards program are available HERE.

More details on BACIU PARTNERS award-winning Intellectual Property practice are available HERE.


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