TRADEMARK APPEALS IN ROMANIA

The decision of the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks in respect of the registration of marks may be contested with the Office by the applicant or, as appropriate, by the owner of the mark, within one month of their notification, on payment of the prescribed fee.

The decisions of the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks concerning the entry of assignment or licensing in the National Trademark Register may be contested with the Office by any concerned person within one month of their notification or, where appropriate, of their publication.

Opposition entered in accordance with the first and second paragraphs above shall be decided by an Appeals Board of the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks.

The reasoned decision of the Appeals Board shall be communicated to the parties within 15 days of the date on which it is given and may be appealed from to the Bucharest City Court within 30 days of its notification.

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