Raluca advises her clients on commercial matters, notably through the drafting and negotiation of service contracts and distribution agreements, and on intellectual property matters, particularly the protection and management of trademark portfolios and licenses.
She also advises her clients on regulatory matters pertaining to the Charter of the French Language and advertising contests as well as on legal questions related to marketing campaigns, including spokesperson agreements.
She endeavours to understand the commercial realities of her clients, in order to optimize the value of their intellectual property and protect their business interests. In this sense, she applies her experience in commercial law and litigation, as well as in drafting and implementing commercial transactions, in a proficient and comprehensive manner.
During her law studies at the University of Montreal, Raluca was awarded the Bereskin & Parr Prize for excellence in Intellectual Property law as well as the University of San Diego Summer School Competition prize, enabling her to complete a summer program in international law at the Barcelona Institute of International and Comparative Law, in 2012. Her studies in Canadian Common Law as well as in in Psychology and Economics have enabled her to develop additional complementary skills.
Before joining St. Lawrence Law Firm, Raluca practiced as a lawyer at a top-rated Montreal firm specialized in intellectual property law and, thereafter, at a boutique firm specializing in business law and real estate law.