Irma Cami
Co Founder
Attorney at Law
Patent and Trademark Agent


Irma Cami is lauded for her expertise, with one source noting: “She foresees everything that might happen and is able to look at the case from a different standpoint“. Another source describes her as a “very responsive and hard-working” adviser. Cami often acts on trademark enforcement litigation and anti-counterfeiting. Chambers and Partners, 2019
Irma Cami forms the core of the practice in Albania. She is a diligent, dedicated professional who steers clients safely through precarious negotiations time and again. She has the commercial acumen to know when to push and when to settle. WTR 1000, 2019
Irma Cami is a practitioner who inspires confidence in everyone she meets. Straightforward reports are a given when working with Cami; she has a gift for conveying complex legal concepts in accessible language. WTR 1000, 2018
Irma Cami has been seen very frequently in matters and an extremely tough competitor. Her 16 years’ experience recently saw her elected to the International Trademark Association’s Harmonization of Trademark Law Committee. WTR 1000, 2017
A whizz when it comes to customs watch matters, Irma Cami is a common sight in the national courts: She certainly probes key issues and changes the landscape. WTR 1000, 2016
International Trademark Association Enforcement Committee member Irma Cami takes the reins when contentious brand-related matters arise.WTR 1000, 2015

With more than 10 years of experience in the IP field, Irma handles all aspects of IP protection in Albania, mainly focusing on IP litigation, oppositions and cancellations proceedings before the Albanian IPO and the court, and rendering opinions on validity and infringement. She also coordinates and supervises enforcement work done in the local level in Kosovo, Montenegro and North Macedonia.

She has approximately 20 years’experience as a lawyer and over a decade in IP disputes, which includes an in-house experience for more than 10 years at a large regional IP firm, where she successfully represented both regional and multinational clients across various industries in numerous cases involving bad faith registrations, determination of well-known trademark status, trade dress, unfair competition, etc.

Due to her long-standing experience in IP, the School of Magistrates has elected Irma as an IP related-cases trainer to train judges that attend the continuous training for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Patent Agent, 2016
Trademark & Design Agent, 2010
Attorney at Law, 2003

European University of Tirana, Albania, LLM in European Civil Law, 2010
Faculty of Law, University of Tirana, Albania, LLB, 2000

Native Albanian, fluent English

Albanian Bar Association

Professional Activities

Trainer for training judges that attend the continues training in IP related cases, October 2018, School of Magistrates.
Mentor/Coaches for assisting students of School of Advocacy, March 2015, OSCE.
Legal Consultant for drafting legal framework for Managing the Packaging and Waste Packaging, January – May 2010, IFC.


Year in Review and Look Ahead. Country Index, (February 14, 2019).
New rules on .al domain names – and their implications in TM enforcement. Country Index,(November 28, 2018).
New Trademark Regulation Aims to Clarify Range of Issues. INTA Bulletin No.15. (September 1, 2018).
Albania Introduces New Trademark Regulation. The Trademark Lawyer. (July 2018).
Contributor for Albania to the online database “Practitioner’s Guide to the Madrid Agreement and the Madrid Protocol”. International Trademark Association. (2018)
New Rules on Registration and Enforcement of Trademarks in Albania. Scan Magazine. RTV SCAN Albania. (August 2018)
Albanain IPO Estabishes Likelihood of Association in Recent PUNK vs. Black PUNK Case. PETOSEVIC. (December 2017) .
Albania amends Industrial Property Law but important issues remain unaddressed. WTR (April 2017) .
“Trademark Enforcement in Online Environment”. Scan Magazine. RTV SCAN Albania. (July, 2016)
New Copyright Law to Enter Into Force In Albania. PETOSEVIC. (July 2016).
“Counterfeiting – a Serious Problem for Everyone. How to Combat it in Albania”. Scan Magazine. RTV SCAN Albania. (December, 2015)
“Albanian Courts Adopt CJEU Approach in Trademark Cases”. World Intellectual Property Report. Vol. 29. No. 9. Bloomberg BNA. (September, 2015)
“Legal Remedies for Combating Unfair Competition”. Scan Magazine. RTV SCAN Albania. (August, 2015)
“Appeal Court Confirms Braun’s Victory against Importer of Fake ‘Brown’ Goods”. World Trademark Review Daily. Globe Business Media Group. (June 30, 2015)
“Spar Victorious in Trademark and Copyright Infringement Action against Local Competitor”. World Trademark Review Daily. Globe Business Media Group. (April 13, 2015)
“Global Energy Company Victorious in Opposition against Local Competitor”. World Trademark Review Daily. Globe Business Media Group. (March 4, 2015)
“Appellate Court Confirms Red Bull’s Win in Trade Dress Lawsuit against Albanian Competitor”. World Trademark Review Daily. Globe Business Media Group. (October 7, 2014)
“Red Bull Wins Trade Dress Lawsuit against Albanian Competitor”. Abu-Ghazeleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) News Service. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization. (June 4, 2013).
“New Anti-Counterfeiting Options in Albania”. Portfolio Media, Inc. (October 3, 2012)“Albanian PTO Rules in Favor of Serbian Chips Producer in Trademark Opposition Case against Macedonian Competitor”. Mondaq. (August 15, 2012).
“Albania case summaries”. The Trademark Reporter Vol. 102 No.2. International Trademark Association. (March-April, 2012)
Contributor for Albania to the “International Copyright Law Survey”. Mincov Law Corporation. Mincov Law Corporation. (February, 2012)
“Albania”. Trademarks Throughout the World 5th Edition, Vol. 1. Thomson Reuters/West. (November 2011)
“Albania” Trademarks Throughout the World. Thomson Reuters (July, 2009)


“Combating counterfeiting and piracy” WCO National IPR Seminar for Albania September 2014.
“New Customs Watch in Albania – in Theory”, INTA Roundtable on “Customs Watch in Albania”, February 25, 2011.
Irma Cami has also been a regular spokesperson in local media on TV Scan, where she speaks and writes about IP trends and developments in Albania.
There are some of the links when her TV interviews are found.