Anton Petrov joins Kinstellar in Sofia as head of the local TMT practice

June 2020 – Kinstellar is delighted to announce the appointment of Anton Petrov as Of Counsel and head of the firm’s TMT practice in Bulgaria. Anton bolsters the firm’s expert-driven services to support clients with their legal, regulatory and technology-related challenges.

Anton joins Kinstellar’s team in Sofia from a top-tier Bulgarian law firm, where he was a team leader in the Competition & Regulatory and TMT practice groups. He 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.

Anton’s expertise extends to the healthcare and life sciences sector and focuses on regulatory compliance, clinical trials, patient support and pharmacovigilance programs.

Anton 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, Anton will significantly enhance Kinstellar’s IP legal services.

Anton’s addition to the team is reflective of Kinstellar’s steadfast commitment to providing clients with unrivalled expertise and support from the most talented experts in today’s critical areas.