Mariya Serafimova

European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)
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Mariya Serafimova is a German qualified lawyer (Assessor iuris) and a Ph.D. student at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder). She writes her doctoral thesis on EU Competition Enforcement Law with Professor Christoph Brömmelmeyer at the Chair of Civil and European Private Law. Mariya was born in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 1990. She completed her legal studies at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) where she graduated with a first state exam and an integrated LL.B. degree. She passed the second state exam at the Higher Regional Court of Brandenburg and worked as a trainee in competition law at the European Commission DG Competition, the Federal Cartel Office and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Berlin. She also worked as an academic research assistant in Hausfeld LLP and Freshfields in Berlin, as well as at the Jean-Monnet-Chair of German Public Law and European Law at the Viadrina University for Professor Pechstein.

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Hogan Lovells (Munich)

Articles

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Christian Ritz, Mariya Serafimova The EU Court of Justice holds that suppliers of luxury goods may under certain conditions restrict authorised retailers in a selective distribution system not to sell their goods via third-party online platforms to preserve their products’ ‘luxury image’ (Coty Germany)

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I. Introduction On 6 December 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down its long-awaited judgment on the permissibility of restrictions by suppliers of luxury goods to sell their products via third-party online platforms under Article 101 (1) TFEU. The question has been subject to (...)

Christian Ritz, Mariya Serafimova The Frankfurt Higher Regional Court holds that manufacturers of branded goods are entitled to prohibit authorised retailers in selective distribution agreements from distributing their goods via third-party online platforms (Markenrucksäcke / Branded Backpacks)

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I. The Facts The parties argue in a civil law proceeding whether a manufacturer could make the supply of goods to an authorised distributor in a selective distribution system subject to a contractual obligation not to resell goods via online sales platforms such as Amazon and advertise them via (...)

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