Manev And Partners

73, Patriarh Evtimii Blvd.,
Floor 1 1463 Sofia,


Established in 1993, Manev & Partners is currently one of the leading Bulgarian law firms in the field of Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement. With special attention to our clients and care of their intellectual property issues, we provide high-quality assistance and individual approach to every client.

An important part of our activity is combating intellectual piracy and counterfeits as well as representation before various Patent offices and institutions. We have significant and leading experience and practice in the field of protection of competition and public procurement. Our clients vary from big corporations to individual inventors and entrepreneurs. Our team of professionals who will take care of finding solutions to your questions, has a profound knowledge in the Bulgarian and European legislation and practice. With their rich legal and procedural experience they can offer you a complete and professional solution suitable for your needs. Don’t hesitate to contact us!




Mr. Kostadin Manev is working actively in the intellectual property field since 1993. He has establishing and since then managing “Manev & Partners” law firm. Accomplished a rich experience while practicing as a lawyer, patent attorney, lawyer at trademarks and designs, including being lawyer before OHIM and the European Patent Office. His professional focus is on protection of patents, trademarks, designs and other industrial property related objects, and associated with them administrative and civil judicial proceedings.

Mr. Manev perfectly combines the real practice and teaching lectures in international private law, intellectual property protection and licensing trade. With practice covering both, Bulgarian and European law practice as well as Central and Easter European countries, Russia and formal Soviet Union countries practice, he is a well-qualified professional. One of the main participants in the fight against counterfeiting on national and European level and President of Bulgarian Patent Office between 2005 and 2011 he participates actively in the processes of establishment, promotion and development of the European system for protection of intellectual property. Since 2011 he is again managing partner in “Manev & Partners”.


Mr. Slavov has a professional experience as a lawyer of over 20 years. He is member of Sofia Bar Association and Central Election Committee for the 38th and 39th National Assembly. He has rich practice in the areas of Competition Law (commercial concentrations, cartels, abuse of monopoly or dominant position, unfair competition), Telecommunications Law, Administrative Law, Public procurement and concessions, legal representation before court and administrative authorities (SAC, CPC and others). Being a Deputy Chairman for 6 years at Commission for Protection of Competition Mr. Slavov is an extremely valuable professional whom you can rely on for every case.