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Dr. Emil Benatov & Partners
IP rights are valuable assets to any business. Patents and utility models protect new technologies and give you a monopoly over them. Trademarks protect your brand and ensure that only you can use it.
Dr. Emil Benatov & Partners
Intellectual property rights are valuable assets to any business. A patent or utility model protects new technologies and methods and establishes a monopoly over them.
Dr. Emil Benatov & Partners
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Bulgaria, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Dr. Emil Benatov & Partners
The registration of a trademark is one of the most important steps in the development of a brand.
Dr. Emil Benatov & Partners
As a member state of the EU, trademark protection in Bulgaria is often achieved through the registration of an European Union Trademark. However, an EUTM may not always be feasible or advantageous.
Dr. Emil Benatov & Partners
As we know, registering a trademark is crucial to protecting your brand in a particular territory.
Dr. Emil Benatov & Partners
Registering your brand as a trademark provides you with valuable legal protection that prohibits other persons from using an identical or similar mark in relation with your goods and services.
United Trademark & Patent Services
A new law on trademarks and geographical indications took effect in Bulgaria.
Wolf Theiss
Substantive protection and enhanced procedural framework covering goods and services, business need to implement trade secrets strategies, including identification, protection measures and structure properly potential claims.
Gugushev & Partners Law Office
In general the protection of intellectual property rights over products related to or originating in a defined geographical area is based on the legal concept of a "geographical indication."
PETOSEVIC
Bulgarian officials at the Customs Office in Plovdiv, central Bulgaria, seized thousands of counterfeit toys, work gloves and watches while inspecting three trucks with Iranian license plates.
PETOSEVIC
The SCA overruled the ACSC’s decision and issued a new one establishing the defendant acted in bad faith when filing the two trademark applications.
PETOSEVIC
On August 24 and September 4, 2012, the Bulgarian customs officials destroyed a significant quantity of counterfeit items, which were seized earlier this year at the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point, southern Bulgaria.
PETOSEVIC
The Sofia City Court (SCC) has recently issued a decision stating that the Bulgarian producer and importer of canned fruit and vegetables Misota did not act in bad faith when filing the trademark application MIRELA (combined application No. 91118; November 9, 2006).
PETOSEVIC
The Bulgarian customs officials have recently seized a considerable quantity of apparel bearing well-known brand names, believed to be counterfeit.
European Union
Penkov, Markov & Partners
It is of utmost importance to provide legal means by which the unitary rights already acquired within the EU will continue to have effect for the UK territory after BREXIT.
PETOSEVIC
On March 23, 2016, the EU Regulation 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and of the Council (the EUTM Regulation) came into force amending the Community Trademark Regulation.
PETOSEVIC
In the period August 17 - September 4, the Romanian customs officials seized perfumes and apparel believed to be counterfeit, valued at approximately EUR 200,000 (USD 260,000).
Worldwide
PETOSEVIC
During regular controls at Macedonia’s border crossings in the period August 27 – September 13, 2012, the customs officials seized a considerable quantity of goods bearing well-known brand names, believed to be counterfeit.
PETOSEVIC
Considering Russia’s growing economic presence in Montenegro, when obtaining trademark protection in Russia, it may be wise to do the same in the small Balkan country on the Adriatic Sea.
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