Intellectual Property Services

1/ Strategic Analysis
We provide advice on the best method to protect your intellectual property. In order to optimize the value of the strategic solution that you are looking for, it is essential to be considered key points such as objectives, parameters of the required service, cost estimate, opportunities. Our team will offer you the option, which suits your product best.

2/ Copyright Protection
Our copyright service is for your literary, musical, artistic work or a compilation of the same. We analyze the process of creating the copyright object and offer an appropriate    solution for its protection, preparing all the needed documentation in relation to the right of use of the copyright object.

3/ National Trademarks (NTM)
Our trademark service starts with detailed and methodical analysis of all trademarks on the market and precise examination of those, belonging to your market space. We adapt a trademark strategy to your present and future business aims, prepare the necessary documentation and perform the trademark application process on behalf of you.

4/ Community Trademarks (CTM)
The institute of Community trademark offers the opportunity of protection on the territory of the whole European Union through a single registration. We provide a Community trademark search, prepare the relevant documentation for the registration of your Community trademark and perform the application process.

5/ International Trademarks (ITM)
The international registration provides opportunity to trademark owners to obtain registration in several countries from the entire world by a single application cancel timeshare, in a way that the trademark would be registered if the relevant registrations were made directly in the Patent Offices of these countries. The international registration is valid for 10 years with the possibility of unlimited renewal. The system of international registration of trademarks is administered by the International Bureau of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), located in Geneva, Switzerland.

6/ National Patents
Our company provides advice for protection of your unique invention. Patent your invention in order to prevent third individuals or legal entities from stealing your idea. The validity of a patent in Bulgaria is 20 years from the date of filing the patent application.

7/ International Patents
We offer advice for protection of your invention on the territory of all European countries – members of the European Patent Convention, through a single registration in the European Patent Office – Munich, Germany or through international registration as provided for in the Patent Cooperation Treaty.

8/ Utility Models
The institute of utility model does not differ substantially from the institute of patent, but provides a simplified procedure for registration. In order to be registered, your utility model must posses novelty, inventive step and industrial applicability. The validity of utility models in Bulgaria is 4 years and can be extended for 2 periods of 3 years.

9/ Industrial Designs
The registration of an industrial design provides you with the ability to prevent others from making, importing or offering for sale any article, having a design that is the same or not substantially different from your registered one. We prepare the needed documentation and perform the application process for registration of the industrial design.

10/ Licenses & Agreements
Contracts and agreements are important for maintaining control over all kinds of intellectual property. They ensure protection of your IP rights and help you create successful business relationships, avoiding costly litigations. We prepare all kinds of contracts, such as contracts for transfer of designs, trademarks, copyrights, licensing agreements, etc.

11/ Prosecution

Аdministrative Protection: Initiation of verification, conducted by state authorities in premises, where is supposed to be carried out illegal trade of industrial property.

Civil Protection: Filing claims for infringement of rights under the Law of Trademarks and Geographical Indications. Under the Civil Law you can claim all damages from the individual or legal entity, who has infringed your industrial property rights.
Claims for infringement of rights under this Act may be: 1. for establishing the fact of infringement; 2. for an injunction; 3. for damages.

Initiation of Criminal Proceedings: These punitive measures are directed against the individual, who violates your rights, and the purpose is to be imposed a penalty and the object of the crime to be destroyed.

12/ Other Services
We will take all measures in order to secure the successful use of your intellectual property, so our firm offers a number of uncommon services, such as Evidence Gathering, Domain Recovery, Test Purchases, etc.

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