Ivan Dimitrov > HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER > Dusseldorf, Germany > Lawyer Profile

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER
STEINSTRASSE 20
40212 DÜSSELDORF
Germany

Position

Partner

Career

Ivan Dimitrov advises and represents national and international clients in the field of intellectual property law, with a particular focus on trademarks, competition law and trade secrets. He has extensive experience in the life science, consumer electronics and consumer goods sectors, amongst others. Clients value Ivan’s in-depth expertise in intellectual property law. He regularly advises on the management of national and international trademark portfolios and develops custom-made strategies to meet the individual needs of his clients, from the application stage to the defence and enforcement of trademarks.

Ivan has represented clients in complex disputes before all relevant German IP courts, including the German Federal Patent Court, as well as the German Trademark and Patent Office (DPMA). He also has experience before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the EU courts.

He studied at the University of Düsseldorf, specializing in intellectual property law. During his legal clerkship, Ivan worked for a Trademark Chamber of the Regional Court of Düsseldorf, in the IP department of an international law firm in Düsseldorf, and in an IP boutique in Washington D.C.

Upon completion of his legal clerkship, Ivan worked as a research assistant for an international law firm in Düsseldorf in the field of trademarks and unfair competition. Additionally, he participated in a visiting scholar program at Fordham Law School, NYC.

Languages

German, English, Bulgarian

Memberships

  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
  • Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
  • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
  • Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)

Education

Fordham Law School, New York, USA (2015, visiting scholar)
Second State Exam Düsseldorf (2013)
First State Exam Düsseldorf (2011)
University of Düsseldorf (2006)

Lawyer Rankings

Germany > Intellectual property > Trade marks

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER expanded its soft IP team with the partner appointments of Mathis Breuer in January 2021 and Ivan Dimitrov in January 2022 respectively. The European IP boutique with offices in Germany, France, Spain and Belgium, fields Christina Tenbrock and practice head Thomas Schmitz, both like Breuer in Düsseldorf, offers advice on trade mark and design law, the geographical indications of origin act and advertising law, among others. The team has particular sector expertise in the food, cosmetics, life sciences and consumer electronics sectors. The partner trio is renowned for its litigation experience and border seizure practice with additional capacities in application strategies and licensing agreements.

Deutschland > Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz > Markenrecht

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER fügte dem Soft IP-Team mit den Ernennungen von Mathis Breuer im Januar 2021 beziehungsweise von Ivan Dimitrov im Januar 2022 zwei weitere Partner hinzu. Die europäische IP-Boutique mit Büros in Deutschland, Frankreich, Spanien und Belgien bietet mit Christina Tenbrock und Praxisgruppenleiter Thomas Schmitz, beide wie Breuer am Standort Düsseldorf, Expertise im Marken- und Design-, aber unter anderem auch im Recht der geografischen Herkunftsangaben und im Werberecht. Besondere Sektorexpertise hat man in der Lebensmittel- und Kosmetikbranche, den Life Sciences und der Unterhaltungselektronik. Das Partnertrio ist für seine Prozesserfahrung und Grenzbeschlagnahmepraxis bekannt, aber man begleitet auch in beratender Funktion zu Anmeldestrategien und Lizenzverträgen.