Irina Speciac

Partner

""Irina Speciac is another litigator whose mental agility routinely catches opposing counsel off guard. She complements a rock-solid patent practice with notable antitrust and regulatory law knowledge. “ – IAM Patent 1000"

Education

  • Master in Business Law, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law (2008)
  • Law Degree, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law (2007)
  • Law Degree, French-Romanian Law College for European Studies, Paris I Panthéon – Sorbonne University (2006)

Membership

  • Bucharest Bar
  • National Association of the Romanian Bars

Irina’a activity mainly concerns the litigation area, where she has gathered a wealth of experience in representing and advising major clients in IP, competition and pharma matters.

Irina has recently been involved in a great number of important projects which include:
• successfully representing one of the biggest food products manufacturers on the Romanian market in a series of trademark and unfair competition related court cases.
• assisting a major international pharmaceutical company in a complex patent litigation concerning infringement and alleged invalidity.
• advising an international manufacturer of tobacco based products in developing and implementing its patent protection strategy in Romania.
• advising one of the biggest international medicines producers on various regulatory matters including marketing authorization, price approval, reimbursement and labeling.
• successfully assisting a major industrial group active on various markets in obtaining the merger clearance from the Competition Council.
• successfully assisting a major distributor of house-appliances in an investigation of the Competition Council regarding an alleged antitrust understanding between the producers/importers of house-appliances;
• 2015 – 2017: Chambers Europe, intellectual property practice area Chambers Europe 2017: ”Irina Speciac is an emerging figure in the market and is widely recognised for her expertise in contentious IP matters. She acts for clients from a range of industries including pharmaceuticals, oil and gas and media.”

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • April 2012 – to date: Partner, SCA RăzvanDincă & Asociații
  • January 2012 – March 2012: Senior Associate, SCA STOICA & Asociatii
  • 2010-2012: Associate, SCA STOICA & Asociatii
  • 2008-2010: Junior Lawyer, SCA STOICA & Asociatii
  • September 2006 – 2008: Trainee, SCA STOICA & Asociatii
  • July 2006 – September 2006: Trainee, SCA Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

LANGUAGES

  • Romanian
  • English
  • French