Răzvan Dincă

Managing Partner

"“A brilliant lawyer who is careful to understand and adapt to the needs of the client. He is also always looking for practical solutions” - Chambers Europe"

Education

  • Doctor of Law, summa cum laude, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest (2008)
  • Master in comparative and international intellectual property law, cum laude, class-head, University of Turin, Worldwide Academy of the World Intellectual Property Organization (2005)
  • Master in private law, University Paris I, Pantheon, Sorbonne (2000)
  • Law Degree, University Paris I, Pantheon, Sorbonne (1999)
  • Law Degree, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest (1999)
  • University of Nice Sophia Antipolis – International Institute of Peace Law (2005)
  • Intellectual Development Law Organization – Rome (2003)
  • WIPO Worldwide Academy – Geneva (2003)
  • International Centre for Human Rights Teaching – Strasbourg (2003)
  • International Institute of Human Rights- Strasbourg (2003)

Membership

  • Bucharest Bar
  • National Association of the Romanian Bars
  • Romanian National Chamber of Industrial Property Attorneys

Răzvan is one of the most well-known Romanian professionals in his areas of expertise. He created the strongest intellectual property team on the Romanian market, a very dynamic competition law team and a very successful arbitration practice. His efficacy in pharmaceutical law projects is highly appreciated by clients, while his litigation record shows impressive results.
Răzvan teaches contract law and intellectual property at the University of Bucharest. He acted as an expert for the European Union, the World Intellectual Property Organization, the Romanian Ministry of Justice and the National Institute of Magistracy. He published on three continents more than 100 studies, out of which 10 books. Since 2012, he is Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest.

CHAMBERS EUROPE ABOUT RĂZVAN

Răzvan Dincă is a prominent figure in the Romanian IP market, with sources describing him as the “best in the market” for IP litigation. (2018)

Răzvan Dincă Is highlighted by clients for handling his work with a “human touch” and being “available and down-to-earth.” (2017)

Răzvan Dincă is described by one client as “a visionary lawyer who understands instantly the core of the case.” (2017)

One of the most respected Romanian specialists in all IP areas (2016)

Răzvan Dincă is universally respected for his leading market position, thanks to his vast experience in both the academic and commercial sides of the field. Impressed clients “complete confidence in his legal opinions and are very impressed with his expertise. He is one of the most reputable specialists in Romania.” (2015)

“a brilliant lawyer who is careful to understand and adapt to the needs of the client. He is also always looking for practical solutions” (2014)

described by peers as an excellent lawyer, with one noting in particular his “brilliant understanding of IP law and related issues”, while clients praise him for his “tactical and intellectual capabilities” (2013)

wins widespread acclaim for his “excellent legal mind” and academic experience (2012)

known by clients to be “one of the best lawyers in IP. This man really knows patents”. Peers confirm: “He is a brilliant practitioner, particularly strong in litigation”. (2011)

draws client praise for his overall skill and grasp of both Romanian and European competition law (2011)

is “well-known as being one of the best”, say peers, and highly regarded for his technical expertise (2010)

is considered by the international clients as “a powerful advocate and a brilliant theoretician” (2009)

is considered by the international clients as “the best Romanian senior partner they worked with” (2008)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 – to date: Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest
2015 – to date: Arbitrator, International Court of Arbitration, Romanian Chamber of Commerce
2015 – to date: Academic Director of Legal French – Romanian College of European Studies
2015: Invited Professor, Univ. Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne France
2014 – to date: Co director of the research project comparing the new Romanian Civil Code with the reform of the French Civil Code in field of obligations
2013 – to date: Invited Professor, University of Poitiers France
2012 – to date: Managing Partner, Răzvan Dincă & Asociațiii SCP
2012 – to date: Vice Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest
2012 – 2016: Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest
2011 – 2015: Lead Reviewer, Worldwide Academy of the World Intellectual Property Organization
2009 – 2015: Program Manager for the EU Thematic Network on Legal Aspects of Public Sector Information, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest
2009 – 2012: Senior Partner, STOICA & Asociații SCP
2008 – 2012: Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest
2008 – 2011: Head Tutor, Worldwide Academy of the World Intellectual Property Organization
2009 – 2010: Member of the Commission for Drafting the Project of the Law for the Application of the Civil Code, Romanian Ministry of Justice
2006 – 2009: Partner, STOICA & Asociatii SCP
2006 – 2009: Member of the Commission for Drafting the Project of the New Romanian Civil Code, Romanian Ministry of Justice
2006 – 2008: Head Tutor, Worldwide Academy of the World Intellectual Property Organization
2004 – 2008: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest
2007: Senior Expert in EU intellectual property, PHARE Program of Technical Assistance to the Romanian Institute of Magistrates
2007: member of the board, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest
2005 – 2006: Senior Associate, STOICA & Asociatii SCP
2004 – 2005: Trainee, Worldwide Academy of the World Intellectual Property Organization
2002 – 2004: Junior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest
2000 – 2004: Associate, STOICA & Asociatii SCP
2000 – 2002: Tutor, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest
1998 – 1999: Trainee, STOICA & Asociatii SCP
1997: Trainee, Tribunal de Grande Instance de Bobigny (France)

 

AWARDS AND RANKINGS

2018: Chambers Europe, band 1 intellectual property
2017: IAM Patent 1000, recommended for litigation and transactions
2017: Chambers Europe, band 1 intellectual property
2016: WTR1000 –  Individuals, Enforcement and litigation
2016: IAM Patent 1000, recommended for litigation and transactions
2016: Best Lawyers – dispute resolution, antitrust, intellectual property
2015: Chambers Europe, band 1 intellectual property
2015: WTR1000 – Gold Band – Individuals, Enforcement and litigation
2015: IAM Patent 1000, recommended for litigation and transactions
2014: Best Lawyers – dispute resolution, antitrust, intellectual property
2014: Chambers Europe, band 1 intellectual property
2014: IAM 1000, recommended for litigation and transactions among World’s Leading Patent Practitioners
2014: WTR1000, recommended individual for trademarks legal services
2013: Chambers Europe, band 1 intellectual property
2013: WTR1000, highly recommended for trademarks legal services
2013: Who is Who Romania
2012: Chambers Europe, band 1 intellectual property, band 3 competition law
2012: Best Lawyers – dispute resolution, antitrust, intellectual property
2012: WTR1000, Gold band – World Leading Trademarks Legal Professionals
2011: Chambers Europe, band 1 intellectual property, band 3 competition law
2011: Client Choice Individual Winner for Intellectual Property in Romania
2011: WTR1000, first individual recommendation for trademarks legal services
2010: Chambers Europe, band 1 intellectual property, band 3 competition law
2010: Best Lawyers – dispute resolution, antitrust, intellectual property
2009: students of the University of Bucharest, Bologna Professor
2009: Lawyers Union of Romania, “I.L. Georgescu” Award for the best Romanian book of the year in commercial law
2009: Chambers Europe, band 1 intellectual property, band 3 competition law
2008: Chambers Europe, band 1 intellectual property, band 3 competition law
2008: World Bank, excellence award
2007: Chambers Europe, band 1 intellectual property
2007: Legal Media Group – world’s leading patent law practitioner
2007: students of the Faculty of law, University of Bucharest the preferred tutor of the students

 

LANGUAGES

  • Romanian
  • English
  • French