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Ana Krusteva

Lawyer

 

Professional experience

Ms. Krusteva, as one of the young team members of Penkov, Markov & Partners, is specializing in the field of: Company and Commercial law, assistance to startups, Compliance with the Measures Against Money Laundering Act, Intellectual Property: trademarks, designs, and copyright, along with procedures before the Bulgarian Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office, regulation of the advertising of medicinal products, Compliance.

Practice Аreas

Company and Commercial law, Trademarks and Designs, Copyright, Measures against money laundering, Advertising of medicinal products, Compliance.

Projects

As a team member of Penkov, Markov & Partners, Ana Krusteva engages in projects, among which:

Company and Commercial law: Preparing of legal opinions on the provision of bonuses performance shares/options to Bulgarian employees in foreign companies, among which Rakuten, Inc. (Viber); Assistance with regard to corporate changes in companies, incl. publicly listed companies, such as Industrial Capital Holding and other group companies, Delivery Hero/Food Panda, Uber, assistance on the merger of BA Glass and Ambalaj Sofia City (BA Glass is one of the biggest multinational glass producers); Assistance to Blue Lynx in starting business in Bulgaria (one of the largest recruitment companies in the Netherlands, established in 1988); Providing legal assistance with regard to the Measures Against Money Laundering Act of local and foreign entities: Zlatna Panega Group/Titan Group (leading international manufacturer of cement), BA Glass, Bulfeld Group companies (providing real estate services); Intellectual Property: Preparing preliminary analyses when planning strategies for registration of trademarks, preparing documentation with regard to management of IP rights, incl. claims for infringements, as well as registration and opposition procedures before the BPO and the EUIPO for clients among which Karelia Tobacco Company, Subway, Paradise mall (one of the biggest shopping centers in Bulgaria), participation in the protection of the interests of MAN Truck & Bus, Providing opinion on the protection of IP rights in the social media - Instagram; Preparation of copyright contracts and providing opinions on their tax aspects, for clients such as Klett Group (Anubis-Bulvest; one of Europe’s leading educational and publishing companies), Berlin-Chemie (global pharmaceutical producer), assistance on the preparation of legal opinion on copyright matters for the National Palace of Culture – one of the largest congress centers in the Balkans; Preparation of monthly Compliance digests; Participation in the preparation of legal guide on the advertising of medicinal products in Bulgaria

Publications:

“Electronic identity” – regulation of the digital society, Libre foundation, 2016