Practice areas
  • „STOICA & Asociaţii handles high-profile litigation pertaining to banking, environment, tax and insurance, as well as international arbitration. ”

    Legal 500, 2017 edition

  • „One of the best Romanian law firms generally, STOICA & Asociaţii has a particularly robust patent group. With its versatile capabilities, it can make light work of every mandate under the sun, from the drafting of intricate patent applications to the smooth negotiation of IP-rich deals. Dragoş Bogdan is intimately familiar with both domestic and foreign legal procedures. A former judge, he is an extremely experienced and insightful professional, especially when it comes to litigation. Managing partner Valeriu Stoica has “a fantastic track record in patent contentious cases.”

    IAM Patent 1000, 2017 edition

  • „Experienced and respected litigation team assisting clients from the private and public sectors with cases relating to construction, environment and financial services. Possesses considerable experience in cases involving restructuring and insolvency, IP, tax and competition issues. Diverse client roster contains a range of prominent domestic and international companies from the life sciences, telecoms and metals sectors. Also active in international arbitration.”

    Chambers Europe, 2017 edition

Automotive Industry

STOICA & Asociaţii offers to manufacturers and importers of motor vehicles, car equipment and/or components legal advice, assistance and representation in intellectual property law, administrative and fiscal law, competition law or consumer protection matters.

STOICA & Asociaţii provides to its clients – land, maritime and water transportation companies – legal advice, assistance and representation in legal matters pertaining to transportation law:

  • negotiating, preparing and amending various types of agreements: shipping, insurance agreements for goods or persons, etc.;
  • advice in procuring specific transport licenses/certificates, as well as professional certifications;
  • legal assistance and representation of transport operators in litigations in connection with the improper performance or non-performance of transport agreements, in case of seizures of maritime ships and detention thereof (arrest), in cases where cargo is contaminated or the time allowed for loading/unloading has expired;
  • legal advice with regard to purchasing, selling or leasing the transportation means;
  • legal assistance and representation in challenges against contravention reports;
  • legal assistance and representation before governmental authorities, in case of road/railway/maritime accidents;
  • legal assistance and representation in relation to boarding, shipwreck, pollution, breakdown, salvage, hauling in case of fires and explosions, wreck removal and other types of maritime loss and ship incidents.

Relevant experience [+]

  • Assisting and representing a major car producer in various product liability litigations;
  • Assisting and representing one of the largest truck dealers in Romania in a litigation regarding damage claims of Euro 25 mil. arising from the unilateral termination of various distribution contracts;
  • Assisting and representing a major truck manufacturer in connection with the counterfeiting of one of its trademarks and the infringement of its trade name;
  • Assisting and representing a major truck producer in connection with a counterfeit claim, an unfair competition claim and a criminal claim filed against another competitor from the Romanian market;