Profile

Boyana Boyadzhieva is a legal associate at Krasimira Kadieva law firm. She holds a law degree from the University of Westminster and an LLM in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary, University of London. Prior to joining the law firm, Boyana interned at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) for a year. She is interested in intellectual property, e-commerce, and contract law, and for improving her professional qualifications, Boyana regularly attends conferences, practical courses, seminars, and webinars in these areas of law. She is the author of articles in the field of intellectual property law, privacy and data protection, internet law, and e-Commerce, which provide practical advice to businesses and also comment on the most recent changes in legislation in these areas. Boyana Boyadzhieva is fluent in English.

Education and qualifications

Education

2020 – 2021 Queen Mary University of London, Masters in Intellectual Property Law

2017 – 2018 University of Maastricht, European Comparative Law, Erasmus+ Mobility and Cooperation Programme

2015 – 2019 University of Westminster, Bachelor of Laws

Training

2021 – 2022 Pan-European Seal Internship Programme, European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Alicante, Spain.

Seminars

January 2023 – EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, Seminar on “IP for You”.

February 2023 – Department of “Intellectual Property and Technological Transfer” of UNWE, Scientific Forum “Protection of intellectual property rights – infringements, place and role of the law enforcement system”

February 2023 – Krastyo Tsonchev Lawyer Training Center, Seminar “The Likelihood of Confusion in Opposition Proceedings Against Trademark Registration According to the Practice of the General Court and the Court of Justice of the EU”

March 2023 – Krastyo Tsonchev Lawyer Training Center, Seminar “The New Law for the Protection of Persons Reporting or Publicly Disclosing Information on Violations”

April 2023 – European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA), Seminar “Non-traditional Trade Marks”

April 2023 – Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, together with the European Union Intellectual Property Office, Seminar “Geographical indications for agricultural and non-agricultural products – challenges and changes”

May 2023 – Krastyo Tsonchev Lawyer Training Center, Seminar “The new rights and obligations of the parties to the employment relationship, created by The New Law for the Protection of Persons Reporting or Publicly Disclosing Information on Violations”

May 2023 – Krastyo Tsonchev Lawyer Training Center, Seminar “New Rules in the Field of Digital Markets and Digital Services”

May 2023 – Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and European Consumer Center, Webinar “Challenges before online stores”

October 2023 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), in cooperation with the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, Seminar “IP for You”

October 2023 – Bitkom Servicegesellschaft, Privacy Conference 2023

October 2023 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), IV IP Mediation Conference

November 2023 – Patent Office of Republic of Bulgaria, Seminar „Upcoming amendments to the Design Regulation and their effect on the filing of an application”

November 2023 – World intellectual property organization, Seminar „WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Workshop 2023“

November 2023 – Patent Office of Republic of Bulgaria, Seminar „IP Management- intellectual property for the benefit of business“