About

Krasimira Kadieva is a Bulgarian and European trademark and design attorney, who graduated from the Law Faculty of the University of National and World Economy in 2007. In 2009 – 2010 she specialized International Business Law at Queen Mary College, University of London. She has eleven years practical experience in negotiations, drafting of legal documents and representing clients in the field of intellectual property, privacy and data protection, internet law and e-Commerce as well as commercial law as from 2013 she develops her private practice.

The narrow professional orientation of Krasimira Kadieva is related to intellectual property, privacy and data protection, internet law and e-Commerce. She offers comprehensive analysis and strategy for the effective protection of intellectual property rights, mainly trademarks, industrial designs, patents, utility models, geographical indications and copyrights, both at the time of registration and in violation of the rights thereto. Krasimira Kadieva assists Bulgarian and foreign clients in all types of industrial property rights’ registrations by providing professional advice and preparation of all necessary documents. Krasimira Kadieva has gained an extensive experience and provides a wide range of  legal services to clients in the field of personal data protection. With regard to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Krasimira Kadieva advises her clients on the duties of administrators and personal data processors in line with the new requirements of the GDPR, as well as adapting the practice of clients with the new requirements of the Regulation by preparing the full set of documents (more than 40 documents) required for legal implementation and compliance. The legal services provided by Krasimira Kadieva in the field of Internet law and e-Commerce are focused in drafting of documents for doing business on the Internet, such as website terms and conditions of use, privacy policy, cookie policy, etc.

For improving of her professional qualifications Krasimira Kadieva regularly attends conferences, practical courses, seminars, forums and webinars in the field of intellectual property, privacy and data protection, internet law and e-Commerce. She has been invited as a guest speaker at a seminar on trademarks registration procedure in October 2015. She has written numerous articles in the field of intellectual property law, privacy and data protection, internet law and e-Commerce that discuss the most important IP matters, provide practical advice to businesses, describe the last amendments of the legislation.

Krasimira Kadieva is authorized to practice before the Patent Office of Republic of Bulgaria (BPO) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

EDUCATION

2009 – 2010 Queen Mary College, University of London, LL.M. in International Business Law (graduated with merit)

2002 – 2007 University of National and World Economy, Master of Laws

QUALIFICATIONS

2014 – Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, Training course for industrial property representatives – module “Trademarks, geographical indications and industrial designs”

2010 – Queen Mary, University of London and Abbotwood Limited, Intensive Workshop in Project Finance Training

2008 – International Development Law Organization and Bulgarian IDLO Alumni Association, Legal English Course

2005 – The Hague Academy of International Law, Private International Law Course

SEMINARS

November 2013 – World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, Seminar “Strategic use of the Madrid system for the international registration of marks for business development”

December 2013 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, Seminar „Promoting of the achievements of the Cooperation Fund and Convergence Programme of the practices of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market and agencies for trademarks and designs of the European Union”

October 2014 – Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, Seminar „Intellectual Property and Competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Europe”

October 2014 – Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, Open day „Trademarks e-Filing service”

December 2015 – Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria and Enterprise Europe network аt the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Seminar “Industrial Property in support of the business”

April 2016 – University of Library Studies and Information Technologies and University Youth Academy of Knowledge Management, Seminar “Internet liberalization – challenges and good practices for intellectual property”

November 2016 – World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, Seminar “Protection of Geographical Indications: Lisbon system and other legal means of protection”

December 2016 – Enterprise Europe Network at the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce, Training “Commercial use of the achievements of technical and artistic creation. Legislative Framework”

February 2017 – The Association of European Trade Mark Owners MARQUES and Madara Law – Workshop “Trademark coexistence agreement”

March 2017 – AIPPI Bulgaria, Conference “Trends in intellectual property. Experience and practice in Bulgaria after 10 years of EU membership

September 2017 – September 2017 – Krastyu Tsonchev Lawyers Training Center, Seminar “Trademark’s registration and opposition proceedings. Litigation. Comparison between national and European Union trademark”

September 2017 – European Patent Office, Puzl Coworking Space and Eleven, Presentation “Patent Protection for your intellectual property”

October 2017 – ECTA, Round table “Parallel imports – views in perspective”

November 2017 – Krastyu Tsonchev Lawyers Training Center, Seminar “Work created under employment relationship. Work created under mandate. Comparison with regulation in the USA”

November 2017 – CMS and Bulgarian Customs, Round table “Intellectual property rights protection. Measures to counteract pirate and counterfeit goods

November 2017 – Krastyu Tsonchev Lawyers Training Center, Seminar “Electronic documents. Electronic certification services. Electronic identifiers”

March 2018 – Krastyu Tsonchev Lawyers Training Center, Seminar “New legal framework for the processing of personal data under Regulation 2016/679”

April 2018 – Sofia Bar Council in association with the International Union of Attorneys at the UIA, Colloquium “Personal data protection and personal data administration”

November 2018 – GIS Transfer Center Foundation, Patent Office of Republic of Bulgaria,  Enterprise Europe Network, European IPR Helpdesk, European Patent Academy and Sofia Tech Park, “IP for Business Training”

OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS

April 2016 – Intellectual Property of Kazakhstan Magazine, Issue 1, 2016, How to clarify the exact scope of goods and services after registration of an European Union trademark?

November 2016 – Intellectual Property of Kazakhstan Magazine, Issue 3, 2016, The implications of Brexit for intellectual property rights.

May 2017 – Intellectual Property of Kazakhstan Magazine, Issue 1, 2017, Trademark coexistence agreements.

PROFESSIONAL RECORD

2013 – at present, Independent Legal Professional

2011 – 2015 „Kolos IV” LTD, Legal Adviser

2008 – 2011 „Prime Lega Consult”, Legal Adviser

PRACTICE AREAS

Intellectual property; Industrial property law (trademarks, industrial designs, geographical indications); Disputes before the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria; Disputes before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) Alicante; Privacy and data protection; Internet law and e-Commerce; Company and commercial law; Contract law.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Trade Mark and Design Attorney at the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria

European Trade Mark and Design Attorney at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Sofia Bar Association

LANGUAGES

Bulgarian, English, German

CONTACTS

Telephone/ Fax : +359 2 851 0324
Mobile phone: +359 882 308 670

SOCIAL MEDIA