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Bar admittance and membership:

Sofia Bar Association (since 2014)
AIPPI Bulgaria (since 2016)


LL.M Intellectual property, Queen Mary University of London (2011 – 2012)
Master Degree in European Competition law, University Paris XI, Faculty Jean Monnet (2009 – 2010)
Erasmus program, Università di Bologna (2007 – 2008)
Master degree in Law, Robert Schuman University of Strasbourg (2004 -2009) 


Bulgarian, English, French, Italian

Yoana Strateva, Associate

Key qualifications

  • Consultations and legal opinions in relation to concentrations between undertakings, restrictive practices and unfair competition
  • Consultations in relation to distribution agreements
  • Consultations and assistance in relation to Intellectual property matters (trademarks and copyright)
  • Legal advice in relation to domain name disputes
  • Representation before the Bulgarian Patent Office and before EUIPO in relation to trademark disputes
  • Contract law

Practice Areas

Litigation and ArbitrationCompetition and Consumer ProtectionIntellectual PropertyTechnology Media and Telecommunications

Work Highlights

Complex legal service to a pharmaceutical company
Legal advice on real estate matters to a large European retail chain
Acquisition of Cevolani S.p.A. as Business Complex
Legal representation in appealing a sanction imposed by CPC for alleged breach of the competition rules
Reorganization of the distribution network of a multinational software company
Review of the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the field of public procurements
Legal review of the EU state aid regime
Acquisition of NET INFO as going concern
Legal assistance in relation to setting-up of a Near Field Communication (NFC) electronic payment system


Domains and Domain Names 01/01/2015

Professional Experience

  • 2014 – present Attorney-at-law, Sabev & Partners Law Firm
  • February 2017 - present, Secretary of the Board of the Bulgarian National Group of AIPPI 
  • 2013 – 2014 Legal advisor,  Sabev & Partners Law Firm
  • March – August 2011 Legal Project Coordinator, Bulgarian National Bank, International Relations Directorate
  • June – September 2010 Legal intern, CMS Cameron McKenna, Paris, Competition law department