Maxim Hristov

  • Associate
  • Attorney at Law *

Maxim handles prosecution and maintenance of patents and trademarks, including office actions, oppositions and recordation of changes. As an attorney at law, Maxim also handles various IP litigation matters and frequently represents clients before the courts. Maxim is actively involved in a number of customs and police enforcement procedures. As a lawyer with more than 10 years of legal experience, Maxim often handles negotiation procedures and advises clients regarding settlements. Maxim has a vast experience in the preparation of legal documentation and drafts a variety of IP contracts and agreements.

Prior to joining PETOŠEVIĆ in 2017, Maxim spent 12 months as an intern at the EUIPO’s European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights in Alicante, Spain. He also worked as an IP consultant and associate at two Bulgarian law firms for seven years.

* Contractor

Practice Areas


  • Attorney at Law, Bulgarian Bar Association, 2016


Native Bulgarian, fluent English and Spanish, proficient German, basic French


  • University of Alicante, Spain, LLM in Industrial and Intellectual Property (Magister Lvcentinvs), 2015
  • Faculty of Law, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria, LLM, 2013


  • CopyrightX Course, Harvard Law School in collaboration with Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, 2018
  • Protection of Plant Varieties Seminar, University of Alicante in collaboration with Community Plant Varieties Office and International Union for Protection of New Varieties and Plants, Alicante, Spain, 2014



  • INTA Harmonization of Trademark Law and Practice Committee, 2022 - 2023 Term
  • INTA Enforcement Committee, 2018 – 2019 Term, 2020 - 2021 Term


  • INTA