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27 ION BREZOIANU ST, BOGART BUILDING GROUND, 6TH AND 8TH FLOOR, 1ST DISTRICT, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
Tel:
Work +40 21 316 87 49
Fax:
Fax +40 21 316 8756
Email:
Web:
www.stratulat-albulescu.ro

Ana Maria Kusak

Tel:
Work +40213168749
Email:
Web:
www.saa.ro
Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law

Work Department

Competition/Antitrust
Intellectual Property

Position

Partner and Head of Intellectual Property Practice

Career

With over 15 years of legal practice experience, Ana Maria Kușak is a specialist in Competition and Intellectual Property, also being an Intellectual Property Counselor (attested by the Romanian State Office for Inventions and Trademarks) since 2004 and a European Trademarks and Designs Attorney (registered with the EUIPO).

Prior to becoming a Partner in our firm, Ana had coordinated the Competition & IP practice of Mușat & Associații (until 2006), then that of Clifford Chance (until 2008) and had been a Partner with Mareș/Danilescu/Mareș (until 2016).

Ana gained her wide experience in Competition Law by assisting international and prominent local clients in relation to various matters, such as complex clearances in M&A cases, antitrust issues (anticompetitive practices and abuse of dominant position) in various industries (transport, automotive, pharma, FMGC, just to name a few) and State Aid specific matters. She has also developed antitrust compliance programmes and training tailored to the specific needs of clients.

Ana’s extensive experience in the Intellectual Property field includes assisting both local and international clients in matters regarding complex copyrights and other neighboring rights issues in various industries, such as advertising, media, music, theatre and cinema, literature, public relations and corporate communications as well as in trademark matters, designs, counterfeiting matters and data protection and privacy.

Ana will take over the role of Group Coordinator and will lead the existing team in these areas that includes, among others, Counsel Cristiana Fernbach, Managing Associate Ion Dorăbăț, Senior Associate Raluca Duhanes and Associate Elena Stan. The group also has substantial experience across the field of TMT and in Life Sciences.
She has been a Bucharest Bar member since 2002.

Languages

Romanian, English, French, Spanish

Member

Intellectual Property Counsellor attested by the Romanian State Office for Inventions and Trademarks
European Trademarks and Designs Attorney registered with the EUIPO

Education

2004 - Intellectual Property Counselor (trademarks)
2002 - Member of the Bucharest Bar
2001 - “Nicolae Titulescu” University – Faculty of Law


Romania

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The ‘extremely helpful’ Ana Maria Kusak leads a ‘professional’ and ‘highly competitive’ team at Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law. She represented World Class Romania in the Bucharest Court of Appeal, successfully opposing the national trade mark ‘World Class’ filed by Liburne Investments. The group’s expertise spans copyright, trade mark and design matters in addition to domain names and patents.

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TMT

Within: TMT

Cristiana Fernbach recently made partner and leads the practice at Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law alongside Ana Maria Kusak. The team advised a Romanian fitness centre operator on the implementation of an online platform project for the sale of products. Areas of expertise include advertising, GDPR, consumer protection, social media matters and e-commerce.

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