Milena Lyubenova Georgieva – Tabakova

Milena Lyubenova Georgieva – Tabakova

Managing Partner


Contact details:
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Telephone: 00359 888 506 020

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Education:

  • Diploma, German Language College, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1976
  • Master of Laws, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law, 1981
  • International Law Seminar, held in Geneva, Switzerland, in conjunction with the meetings of the International Law Commission (ILC), 1988
  • Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg, CEIPI Course of Industrial Property and European Patent, 1995
  • Training courses on European Patent Law, Patent Office in Munich, Germany, 2002, 2003

Work experience:

  • 2005 up to date - Tabakov, Tabakova & Partners Law Firm, Managing Partner
  • 2011 up to date – Arbitration Court of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Arbitrator
  • 7.04.2001 up to date - Association of the Industrial property representatives, President
  • 2014 up to date –Institute of European patent representatives, Member of the Litigation Committee
  • 2005-2011– Member of the examination commission in the fields of patents, trademarks and industrial design in the annual exams for industrial property representatives before Bulgarian Patent Office
  • 2003 - 2008 - Institute of European patent representatives, Board Member
  • 2007 up to date – Professional representative before the OHIM/EUIPO
  • 2003 - 2011 - Institute of European patent representatives, Council Member
  • 2002 up to date – European Patent Attorney subscribed with the Register of European Patent Office
  • 1.04.2000 up to date - Interlex Consult Ltd., Partner
  • 24.06.1997 - 1.04.2000 – Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chief of the Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 1.04.1997 - 26.04.1997 - Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head of the Legal Department
  • 1.01.1993 – 01.04.1997 - Interlex Consult Ltd. Managing partner
  • 1993 up to date - IP representative, subscribed with the Register of IP representatives at the Bulgarian Patent Office under No. 43
  • 1.02.1992 - 31. 12. 1992 – Bulgarian Council of Ministers, Counsel to the Prime Minister of Republic of Bulgaria
  • 1.05.1991 to 1.02.1992 – Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Legal Counsel
  • 1.06.1984 - 1.05.1991 – Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Legal advisor in the legal and treaty department, Section international private and commercial law
  • 1.01. 1982 - 01. 06. 1984 - Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Legal Advisor
  • 1.01.1982 – 31.12.1983 –Economic University of Sofia, Part-time Assistant Professor on International Private Law
  • 1.05.1980 - 01.05.1982 - City Court of Sofia, Assistant Judge

Practice areas:

  • Intellectual Property, Competition Law, International law, Antitrust, Arbitration, Commercial Law

Membership

  • Sofia Bar Association
  • Association of Industrial Property Representatives, since 2001
  • International Bar Association, American Bar Association
  • European Communities Trade Mark Association

Languages:

  • English, German and Russian