According to the DIRECTIVE (EU) 2015/2436 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 16 December 2015, to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trademarks – better known as “Harmonization Directive” a vast majority of articles will have to be transposed into national laws by January 2019.

This is seen by the small community of trademark practitioners in Romania as an occasion to amend other articles the current Law – not concerned by the Harmonization Directive – that are a constant source of trouble in daily life. Some of the changes envisaged by the practitioners are illustrated below:

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