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ABOUT US

MILCEV BURBEA is a team of highly qualified attorneys, resulting from the partnership of two dynamic lawyers, with a strong work ethic and deep knowledge of the Romanian legal system and jurisprudence.

We believe that our advice can and should add real value to clients. So we draw on our intellectual capabilities to conduct thorough research and to provide comprehensive analyses of all the legal issues our clients encounter, offering optimal solutions, on time and efficiently.

The strategic combination of legal, practical and communication skills we offer, results in the highest quality advice, helping our clients succeed.

We believe that what distinguishes us is our approach that treats the clients’ needs as our own and our relationship as a long-term partnership. This manner of work has brought us a deep knowledge of various industries, such as consumer goods, logistics, IT, telecommunications, media and entertainment and a variety of local and international clients that we are proud of.

The firm’s culture is that a case is usually handled by strong teams of 2 to 4 people, depending on the complexity therein, each member being able to provide different experience and ideas so that the chosen strategy and approach and final documents resulted are the most benefit for the Client.

OUR TEAM

Stands out thanks to its deep expertise on all aspects of civil and commercial law and its ability to continuously adapt to the rapidly changing marketplace.

Gabriela Milcev

Managing Partner

Iulia Burbea

Managing Partner

Veronica Floroiu

Managing Associate

Florina Enache

Senior Associate

Miruna Cavescu-Lazar

Associate

Ioana Balaceanu

Associate

Diana Cretu

Associate

Mihnea Mitrofan

Junior Lawyer

Gabriela Umbrarescu

Junior Lawyer

Andreea Ciobotariu

Manager Assistant

Florian Iliescu

Administrative Support Specialist

Recognitions

IP Stars, Tier 2, Trade Mark Disputes, Trade Mark Prosecution

2024

Legal 500, EMEA, Tier 2, Intellectual Property, Romania:

“We first met the Milcev Burbea team on the other side of a trade mark dispute. We enjoyed working with them so much that we now work together on the same side! They are delightful people to work with. Positive, pragmatic, proactive and highly skilled. Their focus is on achieving the right and best result for a client. We are always delighted to be able to recommend the firm to others.”

2024

Chambers Europe, Intellectual Property & TMT

2024

IP EMEA Awards, shortlisted for Trademark Firm of the Year, Romania; shortlisted for Copyright and Design Firm of the Year, Romania

2024

WTR 1000, Silver, Prosecution, Strategy, Enforcement Litigation

“Home to both lawyers and patent attorneys, Milcev Burbea is perfectly positioned to procure, defend and monetise intangible assets seamlessly. Gabriela Milcev and Iulia Burbea have vast experience and make for great team leaders. Perceptive strategist Milcev is a fantastic ally to those in the pharmaceutical domain; and when complex litigation at the intersection of consumer protection and regulatory law looms, Burbea is the one for the job.”

2024

Managing IP EMEA Awards, shortlisted for Firm of the Year in Romania award

2023

IP STARS, Trade Mark Disputes, Trade Mark Prosecution

2023

Chambers Europe, Intellectual Property

2023

WTR 1000, Silver, Intellectual Property

“Home to both lawyers and patent attorneys, Milcev Burbea is perfectly positioned to procure, defend and monetise intangible assets seamlessly. Gabriela Milcev and Iulia Burbea have vast experience and make for great team leaders. Perceptive strategist Milcev is a fantastic ally to those in the pharmaceutical domain; and when complex litigation at the intersection of consumer protection and regulatory law looms, Burbea is the one for the job.”

2023

Legal 500, Tier 2, Intellectual Property

“Milcev Burbea is a highly regarded IP boutique with a «very efficient and proactive» team of lawyers. The firm covers all corners of the market including contentious and non-contentious trade mark, copyright, design and patent issues. The practice has a good track record on registrations, customs enforcement proceedings and anti-counterfeiting measures, where it represents several high-profile brands in the consumer goods industry. The advisory side covers all aspects of portfolio management and strategy, including acquisitions and licensing.”

2022

Chambers Europe, Tier 3, Intellectual Property:

“Advises on a range of IP cases, including the administration of IP rights and the management of trade mark and copyright portfolios, as well as acting for clients on contentious cases relating to counterfeiting and domain names. The law firm represents clients in trade mark protection and enforcement cases. It is experienced in acting for clients from the life sciences and luxury goods industries.”

“Responsive.”

“Efficient.”

2022

Managing Intellectual Property, Trademark Contentious, Trademark Prosecution

2020

IAM PATENT 1000, Litigations, Transactions

“Fantastic professionals and wonderful people.”

“… has cultivated an excellent reputation for producing concise yet rigorous patent analyses that hits the mark when it comes to quality and value.”

2020

Chambers Europe

“Experienced acting for clients from the life sciences and online retail industries.”

The team “gives innovative legal solutions, makes an excellent legal representation and is dedicated to quality customer service.”

“Advises on a range of IP cases, including the administration of IP rights and the management of trade mark and copyright portfolios, and contentious cases relating to counterfeiting and domain names.”

2020

WTR 1000, Enforcement and Litigation, Prosecution and Strategy

“The best in its field.”

“Meticulous and diligent.”

“Trademark conundrums from all angles, due to the outstanding mixture of general legal and specific trademark expertise.”

“Remarkable assistance, coming up with well-supported proposals and adopting a holistic approach. The firm is dedicated, experienced and well-focused.”

2020

IP STARS, Patent Prosecution, Trademark Prosecution, Trademark Contentious

2019

Chambers Europe

“Advises on a range of IP cases including the acquisition and administration of IP rights, the management of trade mark portfolios, and cases relating to copyright, domain names and designs. Represents clients in litigation, acting on enforcement cases. Experienced in advising clients from the life sciences industry.”

“IP specialists who are well known for their work in the field.”

Iulia Burbea “is focused on details and has a strong legal mind. She offers a varied practice that covers both advisory and contentious IP work, including patent and design matters. Represents clients in litigation, acting on enforcement cases. Experienced in advising clients from the life sciences industry.”

2019

IAM Patent 1000, Litigation and Transactions

“Dispensing sophisticated, well-researched, pragmatic support at a fair price point, Milcev Burbea IP & Law Office has found a winning formula – and new clients are flocking to it by the busload. Software is an area of particular growth but the firm’s roster features names from across the board. Gabriela Milcev and Iulia Burbea make up the backbone of the practice. Milcev brings the thunder in touch-and-go cases but also has the people skills to solve unwieldy disputes via arbitration and get outcomes that work for both sides. Burbea is a licensing sage who structures agreements that are good today and good for tomorrow.”

2018

IP STARS, Trademark Prosecution, Trademark Contentious

2017

IP STARS, Trademark Prosecution, Trademark Contentious/Copyright, Patent Prosecution

2016

IAM Patent 1000

“The team is very serious about its work and takes a personal interest in your case. It provides clear advice and really does an outstanding job.”

“Iulia Burbea and Gabriela Milcev undertake a broad range of prosecution, litigation and transactional assignments.”

2016

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