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Mitko Karushkov

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Always provides clear and sound advice (Chambers Europe 2019)

Noted for his focus on data privacy issues (Chambers Europe 2018)

Regularly advises companies on IP protection issues (Chambers Europe 2018)

Mitko Karushkov

Mitko Karushkov is a Partner and Head of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications department (TMT) of Kambourov & Partners Attorneys at Law and is based in the firm’s office in Sofia. He has been the leader of the firm’s TMT practice ever since it was established. He has a Masters degree in Law from Sofia University and also did some postgraduate specializations in corporate law, tax planning, HNWI and intellectual property in Cyprus, Wales and Spain. Mitko has been in charge of a number of multinational projects regarding the legal aspects of transactional work and M&A, IT, telecommunications, data protection, Intellectual property prosecution, protection, and litigation.   

Mitko advises and represents corporations and entrepreneurs in the IT, data, technology, telecommunications and new media sectors specialising in new technologies, data, data privacy and transfer (including Big Data), as well as on the corporate, transactional, regulatory and compliance aspects of tech and telco companies and their investments/operations in Bulgaria and Europe.      

Throuought the years of practice Mitko has been recognized as a leading expert by various international legal ranking directories. In 2018 Mitko was included as a TMT partner in the Legal 500’s Hall of Fame. The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In Europe, Middle East and Africa, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years


Education

  • Sofia University (LLM,1996)      

Admissions   

  • Sofia Bar Association   
  • Fully equipped Industrial property representative with the Bulgarian  Patent office (BPO), the European Intellectual Property Office Alicante, Spain (EUIPO), and the European Patent Office, Munich, Berlin and the Hague (EPO)

Memberships   

  • Member of the Legal Advisory Board of Star Audit, Vienna, Austria
  • International Technology Law Association (ItechLaw)

Recognitions