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World Intellectual Property Day

Every year on April 26, World Intellectual Property Day is celebrated in order to “raise awareness of the impact of patents, copyrights, trademarks and designs on everyday life” and “to celebrate the creativity and contribution of artists and innovators for the development of society throughout the world. “Every year, on April 26, events dedicated to […]

 

ABC Global Book Service’s business application has been launched by the WIPO

WIPO’s Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) has launched a new application (ABC Global Book Service) that makes digital books available for direct download by people who are blind or visually impaired people. The application is available at www.abcglobalbooks.org and is completely free of charge, and users with visual impairments residing in Canada, France, and Switzerland will […]

 

The Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria has implemented an electronic official bulletin

The Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria informs on its website that from April 15, 2021, it has started publishing an electronic official bulletin, which is available on the Portal for electronic services, at the following address: https://portal.bpo.bg/bpo -journal /. The electronic official bulletin provides a convenient interface for visualizing in a structured form […]

 

A law on the provision of digital content and digital services and on the sale of goods will guarantee consumers a higher degree of protection during online shopping

On March 19, 2021, a new Law on Provision of Digital Content and Digital Services and on Sale of Goods was promulgated, which will enter into force on January 1, 2022. It introduces the provisions of Directive (EC) 2019/770 on contracts for the provision of digital content and digital services, as well as Directive (EC) […]

 

Free webinar on “Financial assistance for SMEs by reimbursing 50% of the cost of state for filing of trademarks and/or industrial designs”

Krassimira Kadieva organizes a free webinar titled “Financial assistance for SMEs by reimbursing 50% of the cost of state fees for filing of trademarks and/or industrial designs.” The webinar will take place on February 23, 2021, at 14:30 via the easy-to-use Google Meet platform. The webinar will cover: – The opportunities provided to SMEs to […]

 

Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Merry Christmas and a happy new year! Wishing you great winter holidays filled with very pleasant emotions and great experiences. Let the new 2021 year be happier, successful, and filled with a creative surge that brings you satisfaction and keeps you going ahead! Special thanks for the trust and support, the high appreciation you give […]

 

Possibility to reimburse 50% of the costs of state fees for applications for trademarks and/or industrial designs

Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund, which was established a few days ago, will provide grants totaling 20 mln. Euro. Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund is funded by the European Commission and the European Union Intellectual Property Office and is intended for companies that intend to protect their trademarks and industrial designs at the […]

 

A draft of Law on the provision of digital content and digital services and on the sale of goods has been proposed for public discussion

On October 23, 2020, a draft of Law on the provision of digital content and digital services and on the sale of goods was proposed for public discussion. The draft introduces the requirements of Directive (EU) 2019/770 and Directive (EU) 2019/771, which should be transposed into Bulgarian legislation by July 1, 2021. The draft regulates […]