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Krasimira Kadieva has completed training for mediators and is registered in the Unified Register of Mediators at the Ministry of Justice
July 17, 2024 in News

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We are pleased to announce that in April 2024, Krasimira Kadieva successfully completed a 60-hour training for mediators, including a theoretical training and a practical part at the "SPORASUMENIA Association". We would like to thank the team of "SPORASOUMENIA Association" for their[...]
As of 12 July 2024, the possibility to apply for grants for Voucher 1 and Voucher 2 (for trademarks and industrial designs) has been temporarily suspended
July 16, 2024 in News

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As of 12 July 2024, the possibility to apply for grants for Voucher 1 and Voucher 2 (for trademarks and industrial designs) has been temporarily suspended. The Vouchers are expected to open for new applications in early September. It has been announced[...]
Happy Easter!
May 02, 2024 in News

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Wishing you health, happiness, peace and prosperity!
World Intellectual Property Day
April 26, 2024 in News

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Author: Boyana Boyadzhieva Every year, on 26 April, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day. The aim of the event is to raise awareness of the impact of patents, copyrights, trademarks and designs on everyday life and to celebrate the creativity and contribution[...]
The Commission for Consumer Protection has published three fraud alerts received by the European Consumer Centre – Bulgaria to serve as signs to consumers of irregularity when shopping online from foreign websites. 
April 25, 2024 in News

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Author: Boyana Boyadzhieva Following numerous complaints from defrauded consumers, experts from the European Consumer Centre Bulgaria (ECC) are drawing attention to the signs that may suggest that an online shop is not honest enough and consumers are better off refraining from ordering.[...]
The opportunity to apply for Voucher 3 grants (patents) has been temporarily suspended due to exhaustion of funds
March 25, 2024 in News

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Author: Boyana Boyadzhieva The opportunity to apply for a Voucher 3 (Patents) grant has been temporarily closed as funds have been exhausted due to the large number of applications received. The Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) Fund, offers financial support to SMEs[...]
A new website audit tool has been made available by the European Data Protection Board
March 08, 2024 in News

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Author: Boyana Boyadzhieva At the end of January 2024, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) made available a website audit tool that allows websites to be analysed for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The tool is а free open[...]
The Digital Services Act now applies to all online platforms
February 27, 2024 in News

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Author: Boyana Boyadzhieva The Digital Services Act (DSA), which aims to make the online environment safer, fairer and more transparent, has been implemented since February this year. The new legislation has created new responsibilities for all online platforms in the EU and[...]
The Commission for Personal Data Protection adopted Methodological Instructions on the submission of the required statistical information under the Whistleblower Protection Act
February 04, 2024 in News

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Author: Boyana Boyadzhieva At its regular meeting, as the Central authority for external whistleblowing under the Whistleblowers Protection Act, the Commission for Personal Data Protection (CPDP) adopted Methodological Guidelines No. 2 on the submission of the required statistical information to the Commission.The[...]
The Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund was launched on 22.01.2024
January 22, 2024 in News

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The Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund opened today (22.01.2024) and offers financial support in the form of Vouchers, for SMEs established in the European Union to protect their Intellectual Property (IP) rights. The Fund will support SMEs until the end of[...]