Contract Law

Contract Law

I-DEPOT – Reliable digital evidence of intellectual property assets
Introduction The Benelux Intellectual Property Office has developed and provided the i-DEPOT service, which is a register of information whose confidentiality has been maintained. Another similar service is WIPO PROOF, which was developed by the World Intellectual Property Organization. Anyone can take[...]
The Law on the Protection of Trade Secrets
In 2019, the Law on the Protection of Trade Secrets was adopted and entered into force. With the adoption of the new Act, Bulgaria transposed Directive (EU) 2016/943 of June 8, 2016. The adoption of the Law on the Protection of Trade[...]
WIPO PROOF – Reliable digital evidence of intellectual property assets
Introduction In May 2020, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) launched an entirely new online business service called WIPO PROOF. WIPO PROOF provides evidence through a digital fingerprint (token) containing the date and time of a digital file in order to verify[...]
Trade secret confidentiality agreement
Most companies have valuable information that their competitors do not have access to, such as process, method, and more. Such information can be protected by various means. One of them is the protection of this information as a trade secret. In Bulgaria,[...]
Characteristics of the software development agreement
In recent decades, the IT sector has been developing at an extremely fast pace due to the huge innovation potential that has been built into it, which many businesses have successfully used to increase production, respectively the sale of their products. The[...]
Trade secrets and non-disclosure agreements
Most companies have valuable information that is unknown to their competitors, such as information about the process, method, technique, etc. Such information can be protected through various means. One of them is the protection of the information as a trade secret. In[...]
Trademark coexistence agreements
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. Trademark (known in business circles as a „brand” or „brand name”) is a sign used to identify and distinguish the[...]