The Intellectual Property Department of Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP Consiliere in Proprietate Intelectuala SRL) promoted Andreea Bende to the position of partner as of January 1, 2019. Thus, Andreea will now be the third partner of the division, together with Ana-Maria Baciu, coordinator, and Cosmina Simion.
Andreea Bende joined NNDKP Consiliere in Proprietate Intelectuala SRL over 14 years ago.
Today, Andreea is an intellectual property consultant who provides assistance regarding the registration, administration and protection of intellectual property rights as well as in related contentious matters, with a focus on trademark and design rights across several industries (in particular tobacco, FMCG, pharmaceuticals, media, telecom and automotive). Andreea is also actively engaged with international organizations such as INTA, ECTA and Marques and has been a member of the Romanian Chamber of Patent Attorneys as of 2008.
Throughout her career, Andreea has managed the intellectual property portfolios of several top companies active on the Romanian and international markets and managed the issues associated with the protection of intellectual property rights in several large-scale projects, such as the process of worldwide re-branding of Bitdefender. Andreea has had a 90% rate of success in the administrative proceedings in which she was involved or that she coordinated before the national authorities or the EUIPO.
"Andreea’s promotion to Partner in the NNDKP IP was a natural decision that embodies the confirmation of her talent and skills as a top professional. I am proud of our journey together and I congratulate Andreea for this well-deserved recognition of her current and future role in the firm. I wish her all the best and I am confident that she will continue to bring her contribution with the same passion and involvement that she showed on the first day she set foot in the NNDKP office”, stated Ana-Maria Baciu, Partener and coordinator of NNDKP IP.