Ivanka is the founder of Eurotone Patent (2000). Prior to that (1993-1999) she was a partner at the D-r Emil Benatov and Partners Patent and Trade Mark Bureau.
Education: Master of Engineering (Sofia Technical University); Master of Law (Veliko Tarnovo University); Postgraduate specialization in Legal Protection of Industrial Property (University of National and World Economy, Sofia); Postgraduate specialization in Marketing and Management (Linz Universität, Austria);
Professional Qualifications: Attorney at Law, member of the Sofia Bar Association; Bulgarian industrial property representative for Inventions, Utility models, Trademarks and Designs; European trademark and design attorney; European patent attorney; Licensed appraiser of IP rights and other factual relations; Licensed appraiser of design and applied arts.
Membership of professional bodies: Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the European Patent Institute (epi) since 2013; member of the epi Council (since 2017); member of the examination jury of the Chamber of Independent Appraisers in Bulgaria (CIAB) for the evaluation of new IP appraiser candidates.
Languages: English, Russian