Mr Paul George Buta > Musat & Asociatii > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Musat & Asociatii
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Work Department

Pharma & Intellectual Property, Litigation & Arbitration, Competition / State Aid & E.U. Law


Managing Partner. Mr. Paul Buta, Ph.D. in Law and Assistant Professor at “Nicolae Titulescu” Faculty of Law, has over 15 years of experience in the field. Paul is specialized in civil and commercial litigation and also in competition law and intellectual property. He was involved in complex files, assisting a significant portfolio of international clients (mainly, foreign investors and multinational companies) on issues pertaining to the competition law, intellectual property law, regulation law in the pharma and medical sector. 

Paul is also recognized for his expertise in tax litigation and international arbitration, particularly for his capacity of analysis and innovative solutions to successfully manage complex litigation files.



  • Managing Partner, Musat & Asociatii: 2022 – to date
  • Deputy Managing Partner, Musat & Asociatii: 2018 – 2021;
  • Partner, Musat & Asociatii: January 2016-2018;
  • Managing Associate, Musat & Asociatii: 2013-2016;
  • Senior Associate, Musat & Asociatii: 2012-2013


Romanian, English, French and Italian


Romanian Bar Association Romanian Chamber of Industrial Property Counselors Member of the Board of the Scientific Association for Intellectual Property Law Member of the Board of the Society of Romanian Authors and Editors of Scientific Works (PERGAM) Academic Member of the International Trademark Association Member of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association


Ph. D., Intellectual Property Law – Nicolae Titulescu University, Bucharest LL.M, Intellectual Property Law; Pg. Dip., International Business Law Pg. Cert., Commercial and Corporate Law University of London MA, European Affairs and Programme Management – Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca LL.B – Nicolae Titulescu University, Bucharest BA, Political Science – University of Bucharest

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Intellectual property

Musat & Asociatii is helmed by versatile practice head Paul George Buta, who provides strong contentious and non-contentious expertise, and is  ‘a very good strategist in litigation and negotiations‘. Several global brands, including Deutsche Telekom and the Walt Disney Company, instruct the firm on a range of patent, trade mark and copyright issues; the group’s client roster also includes a breadth of clients operating in the chemicals, pharmaceuticals and technology industries. Other key team members include Dan Minoiu and associate Julieta Sfeclă, who is ‘can anticipate market moves‘.

Romania > EU and competition

Musat & Asociatii has a notable track record for competition matters, which overlaps with its strong expertise in advising companies operating in heavily regulated industries, including life sciences, healthcare and financial services. The firm has achieved notable recent successes on behalf of clients from a range of sectors in court challenges against fines. Antitrust investigations, state aid, merger clearance, and day-to-day risk management and compliance are further areas of expertise. Paul George Buta, who also heads the IP team, leads the practice. Dan Minoiu has significant regulatory credentials.