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We have implemented another new functionality on the website

We have implemented a new functionality on the Website, namely: an E-services portal (e-services), which has been developed with the aim to provide to our clients an opportunity to send us a request electronically about the following services, for which they would like to hire us, namely: Preliminary trademark search, Registration of a national trademark, […]

 

We have attended “IP for Business Training”

We have attended “IP for Business Training” organized by GIS Transfer Center Foundation, Patent Office of Republic of Bulgaria,  Enterprise Europe Network, European IPR Helpdesk, European Patent Academy and Sofia Tech Park, which was held on November 29th, 2018 at Sofia Tech Park. The training was attended by business representatives as well as fellow industrial […]

 

A Geo-blocking Regulation in the Context of E-commerce enters into force

Regulation (EU) 2018/302 on addressing unjustified geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers’ nationality, place of residence or place of establishment within the internal market enters into force on 3.12.2018. The aim of the Regulation is for the consumers to be provided more opportunities by overcoming the problem that some customers are not […]

 

Amendments to the Cultural Heritage Act

The Parliament adopted at first reading two bills amending and supplementing the Cultural Heritage Act. It is envisaged that the identification of items or collections of objects that can be defined as cultural values ​​will be carried out not only by state museums but also by private museums, which will be a relief for private […]

 

A Cyber Security Act has been adopted

At the end of October 2018, the Cyber security Act was passed on the second reading. The new law regulates cyber security activities organization, management and control, including cyber-attack activities and projects, and counter cybercrime. The law also defines the powers and functions of the competent authorities in the field of cyber security. Legal definitions […]

 

Amendments to the Copyright and Related Rights Act

On 31st of October 2018 amendments to the Copyright and Related Rights Act related to people with disabilities, in particular blind Bulgarian citizens, persons with permanently impaired vision, as well as persons with disabilities, which does not allow reading of printed publications were adopted. As a result of the changes, without the consent of the […]

 

The Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria has extended the portfolio of its electronic register

The Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria has expanded the portfolio of its electronic register and in this way the users now have the opportunity to find information about new plant varieties and animal breeds. Users can perform combined searches on the following criteria: name, application number, application date, registered number, publications, status, origin, […]

 

Draft of Law on the Protection of Trade Secrets

A draft of Law on the Protection of Trade Secrets was published for discussion in September 2018. With the adoption of the new act, Bulgaria will later transpose Directive (EU) 2016/943 of 8 June 2016. Unauthorized know-how and trade secrets have no legal framework and legal protection. The Law on Protection of Competition also does […]

 

New functionality of the website

We have implemented a new functionality on the website, namely the “Projects” menu. In this section of the website we will present selected examples from our experience on various client projects. The names of our clients will not be indicated, nor does the website contain any information that constitutes a professional and/or trade secret of […]