Intellectual Property Protection Law

Bakalov, Radev & Partners as a law firms provides legal services to clients in the area of intellectual and industrial property. By adopting the principles of free market economy and open competition in Bulgaria and the accession of the country to the European Union, our clients find themselves increasingly involved in a broad range of issues related to intellectual and industrial property rights and their protection. In this specific practice area our clients are major Bulgarian and partially foreign companies.

Drawing on its extensive experience and legal expertise, Bakalov, Radev & Partners provides to its clients comprehensive legal services in the field of intellectual and industrial property, including respective searches and legal analyses of issues subject to industrial property rights, assistance for registration and maintenance of trademarks, geographical indications, industrial designs, patents, utility models and protection of the rights on such property before the Patent Office, the Commission for Protection of Competition and the competent courts.

Three of the lawyers working for the Attorneys’ partnership have pretty long professional experience as experts at the Bulgarian Patent Office where they achieved high level of competence which is now of utmost importance and use for the ability of our legal firm to completely meet the requirements of the clients solving their problems.

Bakalov, Radev & Partners provides to its clients the following services in the field of intellectual and industrial property:
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National registration of trade marks, industrial designs, and geographic indications

International registration of marks and Community trade marks

Maintaining the registration of objects of industrial property

Drafting of objections against the registration of marks

Drafting of opinions on violations of industrial property rights and legal options for their protection

Representation before the Patent Office, the Commission for Protection of Competition, and the competent court in connection with the protection of violated rights on marks and industrial designs

Representation regarding registration, protection, or contesting of domain names

Protection and Registration of patents

Searches and analysis of potential IP rights

Monitoring of trademark rights

Consultations and advice

Professional representation in lawsuit proceedings