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Margarita Guigova

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Legally, commercially and personally brilliant (The Legal 500 2019)

Extremely efficient in litigation (Chambers Europe 2019)

Has strategic way of thinking and perfect communication skills (Chambers Europe 2019)

Margarita Guigova

Margarita Guigova joined Kambourov & Partners in 2004. She is the head of the firm's IP department and has a solid background representing domestic and multinational trademark and industrial design holders in proceedings before the Bulgarian Patent Office and EUIPO. Margarita further advises copyright owners and performing artists in matters related to the contractual exploitation of their works as well as producers and broadcasters in content transactions. She also focuses on IP infringement, cross-border licensing, anti-counterfeiting and customs measures and has broad experience in representing clients in contentious matters and IP litigation.

Margarita's expertise also covers auditing intellectual property assets in the context of legal due diligence in sale, acquisition and securitization transactions.


Education   

  • Sofia University (LLM, 2003)      
  • University of Georgia, USA, visiting scholar in LLM program
  • International Practice Diploma in International Intellectual Property Law, The College of Law of England and Wales   
  • Inter-universitary Degree in EU Law - Sofia University, Centre Européen Universitaire Université Nancy 2, Université Robert Schumann, Strasbourg (Master in International Relations, 2008)   

Admissions   

  • Sofia Bar Association   
  • Industrial property representative admitted to practice with the Bulgarian Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)   

Memberships       

  •  International Bar Association

 Academic   

  • Guest lecturer in "Intellectual Property in the Music Industry" - part of the syllabus of the master programme in "Music Management" at the Bulgarian National Academy of Music "Pancho Vladigerov".

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