Philip Kiossev

Principal Associate

Member of life sciences, IP and litigation practices

Philip is a principal associate with Eversheds Sutherland in Bulgaria, member of the Life sciences, Intellectual Property and Litigation practices.

Philip Kiossev


A principal associate in Eversheds Sutherland in Bulgaria, Philip is a licensed lawyer since 2015 and is assisting our clients on litigation, life sciences (medicinal products, medical devices, foods and food supplements), intellectual property, commercial and regulatory matters.

Philip can assist you with the whole range of out-of-court disputes and litigation procedures that could affect your company in Bulgaria. This includes negotiation with counterparties, sending of invitations and drafting of out-of-court settlement agreements. Should such efforts prove futile, Philip can represent your company in civil and commercial cases before Bulgarian courts and arbitration tribunals. Philip is also experienced in the representation of parties during complex insolvency proceedings in Bulgaria. Philip can help you with drafting of appeals and court representation against administrative acts and penal decrees issued by Bulgarian administrative bodies.

Philip has extensive experience in the fields of pharmaceutical (life science), medical devices and healthcare law, food and food supplements law. His portfolio of legal clients from the life sciences area includes a vast number of multinational corporations, including large marketing authorization holders and producers of medicinal products and medical devices, wholesalers of medicinal products and medical devices, food supplements and veterinary products and pet food manufacturers; FMCG companies and non-profit organizations in the healthcare area. Philip can defend your interests before administrative authorities, courts and industry bodies with regard to drug pricing regulation, organization of clinical trials, reimbursement, approval of promotional materials, assessment of compliance with industry codes of ethics, as well as fulfillment of other regulatory obligations.

In the intellectual property area, he can assist you on issues related to the protection of intellectual property rights, including in relations with your employees and counterparties. In addition, Philip can help you with trademark registrations, opposition and revocation, renewal of registrations, negotiation and drafting of licensing agreements, and court and out-of-court disputes over intellectual property infringements.

Philip has contributed to Multilaw’s Compendium of Worldwide Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, drafting the Bulgarian sections on the fundamental principles of enforcement of foreign judgements and on the interim and precautionary measures.

In his spare time, he enjoys travel, writing, reading books and watching movies.

Professional Activities

  • Philip is a member of the Sofia Bar Association since 2015.

Awards and Rankings

  • ranked as a key lawyer for Eversheds Sutherland Bulgaria’s Life Sciences Practice in Legal 500 2022 EMEA Rankings

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