Ana Krusteva
Attorney-at-law, IP Representative

Ana Krusteva, Attorney-at-law, recognized by professional organizations such as the Legal 500, provides advice in areas such as Intellectual Property, both as representative before the Bulgarian Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office.


She specializes in the sphere of Technology, Media and Telecommunications law (TMT) and compliance. Ana Krusteva has received recognition from the World Bank Group, “Doing business” for 2021, 2020. She assisted for introducing the Harvard University “CopyrightX” course in Bulgaria.

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• Some legal aspects of NFTs and uNFTs, 2022

• What is Whistleblowing according to European Union? In co-authorship with Asen Apostolov, PM&P Legal News, issue 41 - 42, 2022

• "Penultimate” - on the legal status of the orders of the Minister of Health during COVID, “Actualno”, 2020

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  • Education and professional experience

    Penkov, Markov & Partnerstrainee, 2016 – 2019; lawyer, 2019 – 2021; Attorney-at-law, since 2021

    AI and IP rights. Protection for AI technology business, EUIPO, 2023

     IP Representative, Patent Office, since 2022

    • Professional Representative, EUIPO, since 2022

    Anti-Corruption and Compliance Training and certification in US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Anti-Bribery Act FLI, 2019

    • Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Master in Law, 2018

    • National Trade and Banking High School, Banking, 2013

  • Memberships

    Sofia Bar Association

  • Languages


    • French