About Daniel Dimov

Daniel Dimov, LLB, LL.M., PhD, Attorney-at-law (RBA/BG)

1. Education:

Date: from 09/2010 to 06/2017
Institution: Center for Law in the Information Society, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Degree obtained: PhD in law
Dissertation: Crowdsourced Online Dispute Resolution (in order to see the dissertation, please click here)

Date: from 07/2010 to 08/2010
Institution: The Hague Academy of International Law, The Netherlands
Diploma obtained: Certificate; Public International Law (in order to see the certificate, please click here)

Date: from 09/2008 to 09/2009
Institution: Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Degree obtained: Master’s Degree (LLM) in European Law (in order to see the diploma, please click here)
Thesis: Anti-dumping in the EU: Keeping trade “fair”, or an “unfair” procedure which harms the interest of the Community, third country importers and limits world trade?

Date: from 9/2002 to 4/2008
Institution: University of Ruse, Bulgaria, European Union
Degree obtained: Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Law

2. Additional qualifications

Licensed attorney-at-law (RBA/BG)

3. Memberships in professional organizations and additional activities

– 25 October 2018 – onwards, arbiter with the Asian International Arbitration Centre;
– February 2011, participant as a bailiff in a round of Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition held in The Hague, the Netherlands;
– 24-29 June, 2011, participant in the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Fellowship Programme in Prague, Czech Republic;
– 24-27 June 2013, participant in Internet Society (ISOC)’s Fellowship Programme in Istanbul, Turkey;
– Member of Internet Bar Association;
– Member of Internet Society;
– Member of “Nederlandse Juristen Vereniging”.

3. Language skills

Bulgarian (Native)
English     (Fluent)
French     (Intermediate)
Dutch       (Intermediate) (in order to see a certificate, please click here)
German   (Basic)
Russian    (Good understanding)

4. Other skills: Computer literate in Word, Excel, Databases, Internet research sources, Microsoft Power Point, HTML, Linux, Graphic design programs (Photo Shop and Paint Shop), Adobe Acrobat Professional.

5. Professional Experience Record

Date: from 03/2012 to present
Position: Independent legal consultant
Description: Consulting services in the following areas:
– Data Protection;
– Domain names;
– Crowdsourcing (including crowdfunding);
– E-commerce;
– E-money;
– Intellectual Property;
– Internet governance;
– Online dispute resolution (including ICANN’s Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy);
– Online gambling;
– Virtual worlds.

Date: from 12/2018 to 01/2019
Name and address: The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA), Chaussée de Wavre 910, 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium
Position: External expert

Date: from 07/2012 to 12/2012
Name and address: De Hoon & Partners, E. Banningstraat 41, B-2000 Antwerp, Belgium, www.dehoon.be
Position: Legal researcher
Description: Conducting research on EU law, international law, and offshore jurisdictions.

Date: from 03/2012 to 07/2012
Name and address: The Law Office of Customs Attorney Roelof Andringa, Schiekade 830, P.O. Box 299, 3000 AG Rotterdam, The Netherlands, http://www.customs-attorney.com/
Position: Legal researcher
Description: Conducting research on EU consumer law, EU customs law, and the EU rapid alert system for dangerous consumer products (RAPEX).

Date: from 10/2011 to 03/2012
Name and address of the employer: European Commission, DG INFSO, Unit “A3: Internet; Information and Network Security”European Commission, Avenue Beaulie 33, Brussels, Belgium
Position: Trainee (in order to see the traineeship certificate, please click here)
Description:
– Identifying and analyzing existing practises in the EU and in third countries related to reporting network and information security incidents. This constituted an important preparatory activity in view of one of the one envisaged components of the European Strategy for Internet Security, which relates to extending the obligation to report security breaches beyond the electronic communications sector. The analysis was included in the Staff Working Paper that has been produced in preparation of the European Strategy for Internet Security;
– Participating in discussions within the Unit on Article 13(a) of the Framework Directive for electronic communications and networks;
– Participating in events concerning Network and Information security matters;
– Analysing studies and reports relevant to Network and Information security.

Date: from 04/2011 to 09/2011
Name and address of the employer: European Digital Rights (EDRi), 39/9 Rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels Belgium, press@edri.org
Position: Trainee (in order to see the traineeship certificate, please click here)
Description:
– Participating in events in Brussels;
– Research on the EU surveillance Mechanisms;
– Research on copyright problems & bad IPR legislation;
– Research on data protection;
– Research on possible limits to blocking/filtering imposed by GATS;
– Writing weekly reports.

Date: from 09/2010 to 03/2011
Name and address of the employer: T.M.C. Asser Institute, Department for International Commercial Arbitration (Institute for International and European law), R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22, 2517 JN The Hague, The Netherlands
Position: Trainee (in order to see the traineeship certificate, please click here)
Description:
– Providing assistance in academic research related to international commercial arbitration;
– Assistance in completition of the Matra training programme entitled ‘The Right to Judicial Protection: Administration of Justice in Cross-border Disputes’, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign affairs;
– Assistance in organizing a seminar organized by the T.M.C. Asser Institute and the Dutch Legal Network for Shipping and Transport, entitled ‘Nieuwste ontwikkelingen in Europees Procesrecht: implicatie voor de internationale procespraktijk’;
– Assistance in carrying out research on the selected issues in international commercial arbitration (textbook).

Date: from 01/2010 to 09/2010
Name and address of the employer: Caselex s.a.r.l, Montee Willy Goergen 32, Luxembourg, info@caselex.com, http://www.caselex.com
Position: Legal editor
Description:
– Selection, editing, translating (in English) of Bulgarian case law within ICT and Media Law, Data Protection Law, and other fields of law;
– Identifying and selecting relevant national case law of the Bulgarian Commission on Protection of Competition. Analysis of collected cases and subsequent authoring of headnotes and summaries (in English).