International registration of appellations of origin

Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration of 1958 is the act that governs the international registration of appellations of origin. It is important to note that it regulates international registration of appellations of origin only. Bulgaria joined the Lisbon Agreement, which is administered by the World Intellectual Property […]

 

User entry of a registered geographical indication

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. Right to use the registered geographical indication According to Article 90 of the Law on Marks and Geographical Indications, a registered geographical indication can be used only by the person who is registered […]

 

Geographical indications registration procedure 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. Geographical indications shall be granted legal protection through registration with the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria. The registration procedure of geographical indications is regulated by the Law on Marks and Geographical […]

 

Geographical indications

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. Geographical indications are names of a place, region or country, which are used to identify products that come from these places and the products have the quality, reputation or other characteristics that are […]