Ivan is an attorney-at-law with professional experience in consulting corporate clients and individuals in various areas of law. Since 2020 he is a part of the team at Gugushev & Partners Law Office and advises the clients on issues and assists in resolving various cases connected to personal Data Protection and Intellectual Property. 

Professional experience

  • Amarant Bulgaria - Advising the client on all projects related to personal data, assisting the DPO and guaranteeing compliance with the applicable legislation
  • Mag Invest - Representing and consulting the client in connection to a court procedure for infringement of industrial designs registered in EUIPO and a counterclaim by the client for announcing the registration of the industrial designs invalid given the lack of novelty and originality
  • American University in Bulgaria - Advising the client on all projects related to personal data, assisting the DPO and guaranteeing compliance with the applicable legislation
  • Advising and supporting international clients on questions related to labour and competition law, protection of personal data and their overall business activity in Bulgaria
  • Protection of intellectual property online, including the portfolio of trademarks of an international luxury goods manufacturer against online brand infringements on websites, social media and marketplaces (e.g. Amazon, eBay etc.)
  • Consulting on an international project connected with one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world 

Education

  • Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski (2008 - 2013), Master of Laws
  • Vienna University, Austria (2015-2016), LL.M. in International and European Business Law 

Memberships 

  • Sofia Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) 

Languages 

  • English
  • German