Data Protection, IP and IT&C
Biris Goran has been at the forefront of legal developments in the IP and IT&C field in Romania.
Biriș Goran has substantial expertise in advising clients on matters ranging from small start-up projects to some of the largest and most complex transactions of recent years. Recently, Biriş Goran and PrivacyON, a boutique firm specialized in legal advice on personal data protection, joined forces to provide consolidated advisory services in the field of personal data protection. The expertise of PrivacyON – currently focusing on the alignment to the new Personal Data Protection Regulation – comes to complete the portfolio of services offered by Biriş Goran with thorough GDPR knowledge.
Recent major transactions include:
Assisted Bosch Siemens Haushaltsgeräte, the largest manufacturer of home appliances in Europe and one of the leading companies in this sector on a global scale, related to a comprehensive and exhaustive assessment of all framework conditions and risks applicable to the services rendered by the Home Connect App, a service that inter alia permits the user to remote control their households appliances, in several markets worldwide. The project implied an extensive analysis of the personal data processing legal implications and regulatory and compliance in this regard;
Assisted LeasePlan, a leading European leasing company, on various data protection related aspects, including geo-location tracking compliance matters;
Assisted Ponderas, a leading Romanian private hospital with regard to data protection compliance in relation to medical services (processing of patients personal data, including sensitive medical data and image rights);
Assisted Getlokal, a user generated website and mobile application, with respect to an international IPR corporate restructuring and various commercial, regulatory, IP and corporate matters, as well as data protection and privacy related aspects and trademark portfolio management;
Assisted Advantage Software Factory, leading provider of software products and custom developed solutions, with the preparation and negotiation of a complex License and Services Agreement for a debt collection software sollution, with an international group of companies;
Assisted Vector Watch, a Romanian smart watch technology start-up, on a venture capital investment round from GECAD Group, international investor in technology, e-commerce and internet start-up companies.