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Intellectual Property

Our IP team is assembled with highly qualified trademark attorneys experienced at the Bulgarian and the European Patent Offices. We represent clients before the Bulgarian Patent Office, the Commission on Protection of the Competition, courts, Customs Authorities and other governmental bodies in Bulgaria and before foreign and international authorities and organizations.

We offer a very broad range of legal services in the Intellectual Property area, including:

  • conducting trademark and patent searches and monitoring
  • handling procedures for registration of trademarks
  • legal representation before the relevant top level domain naming authority for the registration of domain names
  • negotiation of licensing agreements and other IP agreements
  • enforcement and other legal actions in case of trademark infringements

Relevant experience

Over the years we have represented and advised our clients on various IP cases and transactions, including recently:

  • registration and renewal of trademarks before the Bulgarian Patent Office (BPO)
  • monitoring of trademarks for a major European DIY chain
  • representation of a leading Bulgarian producer in the Food sector before the BPO with a view to the transfer of a trademark portfolio
  • representation of a leading German tour operatior in a trademark infringement procedure and opposition procedure before the BPO
  • advising a leading European healthcare software developer regarding the arrangement of software copyright with its employees
  • IP-audit of a major Bulgarian cosmetics producer with a view to an acquisition transaction including IP rights
  • advising a Bulgarian patent holder for protective materials in the Telecommunications sector on the commercialization of its patent rights in a franchising network
  • advising a Bulgarian food producer on the protection of an infringed trademark
  • representation of a leading cosmetics trader before the Customs authorities on all matters related to the arrest of goods infringing trademark rights 
  • advising a major Bulgarian company operating in the Tourism sector on settling ist relations with a collective IP rights management organization

Our IP lawyers

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