We have registered a European Union trademark for goods and services in Classes 9 and 42 of the Nice Classification

In January 2019, we were contacted by a client whose activity is related to the development of software and software applications and the client hired us to a combined trademark as a European Union trademark, which will have an effect on the territory of all EU Member States. We provided the client with all the […]

 

The European Union Intellectual Property Office informs about filing of applications for registration of trademarks containing long lists of goods and/or services

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) informs that abnormally long lists of goods and/or services are included in the applications for registration of trademarks. Usually, the number of goods and services in a trademark application is up to 50, and applications containing more than 10,000 terms have recently been submitted to the Office. We […]

 

The different retention periods for storing the personal data of job applicants that employers must comply with

On July 11, 2019, the Commission for Personal Data Protection (CPDP) issued an opinion aiming to bring practical clarity to the contradiction between the Bulgarian Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), amended in February this year, and the Law on Protection against Discrimination (LPAD). The contradiction is with regard to the statutory retention periods that employers […]

 

Protection of a trademark in Bulgaria

Last updated: 09.01.2020. This publication fully complies with the provisions of the new Law on Marks and Geographical Indications, promulgated on 13.12.2019. In the course of the successful development and market imposition of every trademark, several stages can be identified, namely: The first stage is the creation of the trademark and namely its vision that […]