Yordan Vladov

Associate

Field of expertise: start-up and scale-up business and legal structuring, intellectual property, telecommunications and technology (incl. cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology), personal data protection (GDPR and cross-border data transfers), anti-money laundering compliance 

Yordan participated in drafting more than 100 applications for patents, designs and trademarks worldwide. He provides consultations and legal advice to artists, actors, writers and other creators with regards to the protection of their copyright and related rights. He has participated in the negotiation, resolution, and maintenance of relations between rights holders and users of copyright material. Yordan has been closely working with collective management organizations, providing both IP consultations and general legal advice, as well as participating in various working groups drafting propositions for amendments to Bulgarian copyright legislation. 

Yordan also provides consultations regarding cryptocurrencies and coordinates issues of complying with blockchain regulations worldwide. He has consulted clients in the field of cryptoassets and blockchain technology with regards to the applicable anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CTF) regulations and fraud prevention, ensuring compliance and cooperation with government authorities. 

He is a leading expert in the field of personal data protection and privacy regulations with experience in both domestic and EU-wide regulations. 

Yordan also takes an active part in the transposition of European directives into national legislation about copyright protection, etc. 

In 2019 he participated in the Sofia University criminal law competition and has successfully completed the summer school of human rights, organized by the International law moot court competition Association.