Patents

Patents

Intellectual property in the fashion world
Author: Boyana Boyadzhieva Fashion, as a field of continuous development, penetrates into every aspect of our lives and has a significant impact on: culture - fashion has always been intertwined with culture, reflecting societal values, norms and trends. Fashion designers often draw[...]
Artificial intelligence and intellectual property
Author: Preslav Baldzhiev With the development of digital technologies, humanity is increasingly turning its attention to Artificial Intelligence (AI). Currently, AI is used in various fields – healthcare, it is built into more and more devices for everyday use (mobile devices, computers,[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Registration of patents in Bulgaria
Patents are granted for inventions in any field of technology, which are new, involve an inventive step and are susceptible of industrial application. The owner of the patent receives the exclusive right to use the invention, the right to prohibit other persons[...]
Useful tools for protection of intellectual property rights
This article will present several useful databases for owners of intellectual property in order to decrease the chance for infringements of their intellectual property rights. ANTI-COUNTERFEITING RAPID INTELLIGENCE SYSTEM (ACRIS) The first database is called ACRIS, which is the abbreviation of the[...]