Dr Petko Nikolov took over the position of President
of the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria on August 23, 2016.
Dr. Petko Nikolov was born in Botevgrad in 1957.
He has Master degree in Law from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.
He specialized in currency,
customs and tax control and in criminal science as well. He obtained Master
degree in Finance from University
of Veliko Tarnovo “St.
St. Cyril and Methodius”. He is doctor of Economy and Management of
intellectual property from University
of National and World
Since 1988 he
has become a member of Sofia Bar Association. Until 2001 he worked as a lawyer.
he was appointed President of the Supervisory
Committee of the Privatization Agency.
In the period
2003 – June 2016 Dr Nikolov was Chairman
of the Commission on Protection of Competition.
language skills in English