Mr. Dimitar Batakliev

Country/Region of practice
About me

Dimitar’s practice focuses mostly on contentious matters. He has successfully represented PETOŠEVIĆ clients across various industries in trademark, design and patent infringement cases in Bulgaria. He is well versed in trademark opposition matters, handling cases before the Bulgarian Patent Office, EUIPO and BOIP, and coordinating work across several countries in the East Europe region. Dimitar has advised two well-known social networking companies in multiple jurisdictions where PETOŠEVIĆ operates regarding various reports of trademark, design and copyright infringement, as well as defamation on their platforms. Dimitar represents several large sportswear and clothing companies in customs and police enforcement. Before joining PETOŠEVIĆ in 2014, he worked for almost five years at the Bulgarian Patent Office, as a lawyer and the Disputes Department panel member.

  • European Trademark and Design Attorney, 2019

  • Trademark & Patent Agent, Bulgaria, 2014

  • Attorney at Law, Bulgarian Bar Association, 2007


Academic Qualifications

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Legal Studies, Sofia, Bulgaria, LLD, 2010 Faculty of Law, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria, LLM, 2005

Experience & Qualifications

Professional Experience
  • Design and copyright litigation
  • Patent litigation
  • Registered design prosecution
  • Trade mark litigation
  • Trade mark oppositions