Anton Petrov, who led the Competition & Regulatory and TMT practices at Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov, has joined the Sofia office of Kinstellar as Of Counsel and Head of TMT.
Petrov spent 13 and a half years at DGKV. He got his law degree from the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, an LL.M. from Central European University in Budapest, and a Doctor of Law degree from the Institute for Legal Studies at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, as well as an MBA from the University of Sheffield.
According to Kinstellar, "Petrov brings a breadth of expertise with more than 15 years of experience in the areas of competition, IP enforcement, and consumer protection. His client work includes advising local and international clients in the telecom and media sectors on a wide range of matters, including M&A due diligence, expansion of infrastructure and distribution networks, and end-user agreements. He has also worked closely with the European Commission, acting as a national expert on research projects relating to B2B payment behaviour, consumer issues in the sharing economy, cross-border litigation in Europe, and antitrust issues in the retail supply chain. As a professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office and the Bulgarian Patent Office, Petrov will significantly enhance Kinstellar’s IP legal services."