Profile

Since 2017 Preslav Baldzhiev is a law student at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski “, having previously graduated from the High School of mathematics and natural science “Acad. Nicola Obreshkov” in Burgas. In February 2020 he took a course for industrial property representatives at the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria in the field of trademarks, geographical indications and industrial designs. He is interested in intellectual property, personal data protection, commercial and law on obligations and contracts and also regularly attends conferences, practical courses, seminars, and webinars.

Education and qualifications

February 2020 Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, a Training course for industrial property representatives – module “Trademarks geographical indications and industrial designs”

2017-2022 Sofia University “Saint Kliment Ohridski” – Master of Law

2014-2017 High School of mathematics and natural science “Acad. Nicola Obreshkov”, Burgas, Graduated with honors

Seminars

June 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “The EU legal framework on Copyright and related rights”

June 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “IP and sport”

July 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Street art & Intellectual Property law: how do they interact?”

July 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Too short to be a trade mark or does a single letter say it all?”

July 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Can a taste be protected by copyright?”

July 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Pictograms”

August 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Winnie the Pooh and friends: Trade mark protection for cuddly toys”

August 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Digits and numbers: When do they count as trade marks?”

August 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “How to pass AG examination: insight to the examiner’s check list”

August 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Assessing evidence from the Internet”

August 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “The multifaceted notion of bad faith”

September 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Generic Trade marks”

September 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar „Public order and morality“

September 2021 – World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in cooperation with the Romanian Copyright Office (ORDA), the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks (OSIM) and the Romanian-American University in Bucharest, Webinar “Fourth Regional Conference on IP in the Digital Economy for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)”

September 2021 – Latvian Patent Office in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Seminar “Online Regional seminar for Judges and IP professionals”

September 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “IP Course for Paralegals”

September 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Trade secrets and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)”

September 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Well-known trademarks – which kind of evidence should be accepted?”

October 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Proof of reputation – what evidence to submit?”

October 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Let them know you exist! Domain names and trademarks as business builders”

October 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar „How to assess evidence of acquired distinctiveness“

November 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Basics of surveys for legal evidence”

November 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Distinctiveness of color marks”

November 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “New kinds of evidence deriving from the internet – how should right holders present evidence to ensure success?”

November 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “How to make the most of my business? Domain names and trademarks as business builders”

November 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Domain names and trademarks as bases for resolution of IP disputes”

November 2021 – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Webinar “Interplay between trademarks, trade names and domain names in the context of enforcement of rights”

April 2022 – World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Section “Central European and Baltic States, and Mediterranean Countries (CEBSMC)”, Webinar “Regional Seminar on Trade Secrets for Central European and Baltic States”