The notorious, reputed and famous trademarks

Author:Andreea Liv?dariu
Position:PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, 'Nicolae Titulescu' University of Bucharest; lawyer in the Bucharest Bar Association (e-mail:

The owner of a trademark that has a reputation in Romania or in the European Union may request to court to forbid the infringer from using, without its consent, a sign identical or similar to its trademark, but for products or services different from those which are sold or provided under said trademark. According to Law no. 84/1998, the notorious (well-known) trademark is the trademark which... (see full summary)

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