Digital & Technology

We Know Disruptive Technologies

DPC is known for its pioneering technology law practice and entrepreneurial spirit. Our practice embraces new technologies and is an advocate and supporter of the creation of an enabling regulatory environment where new technologies can thrive. We take pride in our ability to stay connected to business while contributing to legislative developments in Bulgaria. This is how we add value to our client service.

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  • Advising Internet service providers, web portals, software companies with respect to the launch of new complex and advanced IT projects, innovative products and services
  • Actively involved in the establishment of the current IT legal framework in Bulgaria
  • Elaborated numerous studies and legal opinions in the field of e-signatures, e-documents, e-government, e-health, e-procurement, electronic payment instruments, data retention, electronic identity management
  • Legal advice related to the development of new web services and software solutions
  • Preparation and negotiation of software development agreements and software licensing agreements
  • Detailed and comprehensive analyses of the legal aspects of various technologies, software, products, services and business models (including outsourcing of services, cloud services, Big Data), where data processing via various new technologies is involved
  • Full assistance with respect to the adjustment of clients’ business models and internal procedures to the applicable data protection requirements

‘‘Dr. George Dimitrov, Hristo Nihrizov and Desislava Krusteva are all recognized as top practitioners in the TMT sector, both nationally and worldwide.’’  - Legal 500

Changing the Way We Do Business Today

We work with cutting-edge technology companies, bluechip tech multinationals, start-ups and IT hubs. We advise companies from across the technology sector, including FinTech, RegTech, gaming and entertainment, e-commerce, mobile payments and apps, media and communications, big data analytics, cloud services, blockchain and artificial intelligence. Our team has also advised some of the biggest ICT business associations in Bulgaria, including BAIT (the Bulgarian Association for Information Technologies), SEC (the Society for Electronic Communications) and BWA (the Bulgarian Web Association).

Work highlights:

Google and YouTube - advises the global giants on matters in Bulgaria regarding data protection, TMT law, competition, regulatory issues and product launches.

Evrotrust Technologies - DPC provides legal assistance on various complex ICT, copyright and contract law matters to the innovative company in the field of electronic identification and trust services. Our lawyers provide legal advice with regard to the enhancement of their software products and our work includes, among other, revision and adaptation of the company’s license agreements, software development agreements, NDAs and contracts with vendors, negotiation with partners and opposing parties.

Philip Morris Bulgaria - complex legal advice and assistance on GDPR, e-Privacy, commercial and other aspects of launching a new hi-tech product on the Bulgarian market

Legal assistance and consultancy services to a client related to their ‘Multichannel Broadband’ project aimed at expanding broadband internet access in Bulgaria

‘‘Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. have provided us with outstanding service.’’ – Legal 500

CTRL. ALT. Future.

We offer the full spectrum of legal services tailored to the needs of technology industry participants. This includes antitrust, commercial contracts, dispute resolution, employment, finance, intellectual property, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing, data protection and privacy, private equity, regulatory, software and services procurement and tax.

Software licensing is another key asset of our firm and we advise major clients in the IT sector on copyright and licensing issues, and draft bespoke master services agreements for software companies and electronic payment services.

Work highlights:

Advising The Walt Disney Company on the drafting and revision of privacy policies for websites and mobile applications, terms and conditions for different online services, promotions, online games and competition on social networks

Providing legal advice and assistance with respect to the online services of The lawyers have been assigned the analysis of the client business model, preparation of the relevant documentation, including general terms and conditions and privacy policies, and consultation on the overall legal framework

Pharma Marketing Advisors - assistance for the launch of innovative e-health projects and the ongoing development, upgrade and provision of e-health monitoring and assistance services

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