Entries by Krasimira Kadieva

Trademark clearance search in Bulgaria

Last updated: 03.01.2020. This publication fully complies with the provisions of the new Law on Marks and Geographical Indications, promulgated on 13.12.2019. Your trademark is an asset and you begin to invest in it even before its registration and start using it. Therefore, you should not create a trademark, which is similar to another earlier […]

Trademark monitoring – an important preventive tool which every owner of a trademark is advised to use

The most important task of every owner of a trademark than its successful imposition of the market is also the permanent protection of this trademark in the years. This is why the “trademark monitoring” is an important preventive tool that every owner of a trademark is advised to use. Trademark monitoring became necessary after the […]

Practical steps for creation and protection of a trademark

Last updated: 17.12.2019. This publication fully complies with the provisions of the new Law on Marks and Geographical Indications, promulgated on 13.12.2019. Nowadays, with the rapid development of commodity-money relations and the increasing number and types of goods and services offered on the market, the question is how will one business be distinguished from others? […]

Trademark protection in Bulgaria

Last updated: 17.12.2019. This publication fully complies with the provisions of the new Law on Marks and Geographical Indications, promulgated on 13.12.2019. It is my conviction, that the registration of a trademark is just the beginning, but permanent protection of the registered trademark in the years is the most important obligation of each trademark owner. […]

Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) has introduced Fast Track for European Union trademark applications

From November 24, 2014, OHIM has introduced the new „Fast Track” procedure for European Union trademark applications, which allows the trademark application to be published in half the time or even faster, as compared to regular applications. In the past eight months since the introduction of the procedure, the trademark applications accepted as Fast Track […]

Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria (BPO), Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) and International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) warn of misleading invoices

The Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria (BPO), the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) and the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) warn on their websites of attempts applicants or holders of industrial property to be deceived and mislead by the receipt of unwanted misleading invoices and letters […]