Mrs Ana-Maria Andronic > DLA Piper Dinu SCA > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper Dinu SCA
METROPOLIS CENTER, 89-97 GRIGORE ALEXANDRESCU STR.
EAST WING, 1ST FLOOR, SECTOR 1
010624 BUCHAREST
Romania

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Practice

Position

Ana-Maria heads the Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Practice of DLA Piper’s Bucharest office. She is an accomplished attorney and former Romanian judge. She has dual legal qualifications in the United States and Romania. She is licensed to practice in Romania and in New York, USA.

Her practice includes both routine and complex IT related transactions, and she covers the entire lifecycle and range of issues confronting IT operators and investors, with an emphasis on angel and venture capital investments, Internet privacy matters, copyright and trademark related matters and all related corporate/ M&A/ labour issues. She has been retained by the World Bank as consultant to a comprehensive assessment of the entire Romanian Intellectual Property legal framework with emphasis on the technology transfer and options to create spin-offs and technology hubs to foster local and international investments in the relevant market sector.

A strong contributor to the Romanian entrepreneurial business environment, Ana-Maria co-founded Venture Connect (www.ventureconect.ro), a bi-annual event that brings together top investors in the region with Romanian entrepreneurs in the technology sector in search for funding for their businesses. In five years, Venture Connect has become a milestone for local entrepreneurial initiatives and an investment hub in Eastern Europe, facilitating investments and paving the way to investment for over 400 entrepreneurial teams.

 

Career

August 2015 – to date: DLA Piper Romania, Counsel February 2008 – August 2015: Biris Goran SCA, Partner March 2005 – September 2007: American Bar Association/Rule of Law Initiative, Staff Attorney/ Consultant September 1999 – March 2005: 1st Instance Court, Bucharest, Romania, Judge

Languages

Romanian; English.

Memberships

  • Member of the New York State Bar since 2011
  • Member of the Bucharest Bar since 2007
  • Member of the Dolj Bar since 1997

Education

University: Paul M. Herbert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A. Degree: LL.M. in International Intellectual Property and Internet Law, 2007

National Institute for Magistrates (NIM), Bucharest, Romania Judgeship (1999)

University: Nicolae Titulescu Law School, Craiova State University, Romania Degree: LL.B., 1997

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Intellectual property

Ana-Maria Andronic is the key name at DLA Piper Dinu SCA and heads the firm’s IP practice. Her team is reputed for patents, licensing and trade mark matters.

Romania > TMT

Sectors of expertise for DLA Piper Dinu SCA include software and hardware technology, telecoms, media, internet and life sciences. Counsel Ana-Maria Andronic heads the practice and assists UiPath Group on matters including intellectual property and the acquisition of technology from other companies. Her team is adept at handling GDPR issues and is advising a Romanian telecommunications company on embedding the relevant new data privacy rules.