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!!! Внимание!!! Патентното ведомство на Република България предупреждава за опити на юридически и физически лица да заблудят заявителите и притежателите на права върху обекти на интелектуалната и индустриална собственост. 

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Център по индустриална собственост – гр. Варна, с адрес: ул. Граф Игнатиев № 29, временно няма да работи. Поради това Ви уведомяваме, че всяка кореспонденция, включително и заявки за закрила на обекти на индустриална собственост, следва да бъдат изпращани в Патентно ведомство на Република България, на адрес: гр. София, бул. Г.М. Димитров № 52 Б., факс: *(359-2) 873 52 58, e-mail:

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Патентното ведомство организира курс за ПИС през м. септември 2015

New vice-president of BPO was appointed

New vice-president of Bulgarian Patent Office was appointed.
David Sukalinski was born in Blagoevgrad in 1980.
He has Bachelor degree in Social Activity, Master degree in Finance, Master degree in History, Master degree in Law and he is  Doctor of Law in Сriminal procedure.He has language skills in English and German.
Mr Sukalinski was member of Blagoevgrad Municipal Council in the period 2003-2007.
He worked as jurisconsult in ODIT KONSULT - 2002, legal adviser in the field of industrial property and attorney in Blagoevgrad Bar Assosiation.

ЕПА организира конференция за практиците по патентно право

Европейската патентна академия (ЕПА) организира ежегодната конференция, посветена на работата и ключовите решения на Колегиите по жалби в Европейското патентно ведомство. Тя е предназначена най-вече за патентни адвокати, съдии и служители на националните ведомства за индустриална собственост с практически опит минимум 3-4 години в областта на патентите. Конференцията ще се състои в Мюнхен на 26 и 27 ноември 2015г.
Академията предостави вече възможността на он лайн регистрация. Крайният срок за записване е 31 юли 2015г. Предвидена е такса за участие.
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New study finds that companies owning Intellectual Property rights outshine their competitors in economic performancе
Companies owning intellectual property rights (IPRs) have, in general, 29% higher revenue per employee, about six times as many employees and pay wages that are up to 20% higher than firms which do not own IPRs.
These are the main findings of a study carried out by the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) acting through the EU Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights.
The study, which is based on official public financial data from more than 2.3 million European firms, covers companies which own patents, trade marks and designs at both national and EU level.
One of the key findings in the study is that a modest share of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe own patents, trade marks or designs. It also finds that those SMEs which own such rights have almost 32% higher revenue per employee – a significantly higher economic performance, showing significant relative benefits associated with the ownership of IPRs. SMEs are companies which employ fewer than 250 people and which have an annual turnover not exceeding 50 million euro.
António Campinos, President of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) said: “SMEs are the backbone of the EU economy, and our study shows that IP rights are an economic asset for them. With the creation of its free, global, online trade mark and design databases (TMview and DesignView), OHIM has already made IPR searches available for millions of firms and individuals. This study, however, shows that we need to do more to promote the economic advantages of IP among SMEs, who benefit from it the most. Our aim is to help SMEs to fully explore the economic potential of their IPR.”
This report, which looks at the contribution of IPRs at a company level, is a follow-up to a first EU-wide analysis of the contribution of IPR intensive industries to economic performance and employment in the European Union.

New report: Intellectual property rights and firm performance in Europe: an economic analysis.

Bulgarian Patent Office prepares to implement e-filing of trade marks and designs applications

Experts from the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM) visited the Bulgarian Patent Office during the period 14-16 May 2013.
The purpose of the visit was to discuss the specific requirements of the national legislation on trade marks and designs in order to implement electronic filing of both industrial property objects.
OHIM in cooperation with the European national offices for trade marks and design works on the creation of e-services projects, which are part of the Cooperation Fund, providing € 50 million for the development and implementation of 23 projects.
Projects relating to e-filing of trade marks and designs are planned to be implemented in the Bulgarian Patent Office by the end of 2013.
A development of projects for electronic renewal, electronic filing of oppositions and requests for revocation and invalidity is foreseen.
Implementation of e-services projects will simplify the access to applying of trade marks and designs and subsequent proceedings for the users of the systems and will improve the quality of administrative services by optimizing and streamlining the procedures.
Users will be able to use the systems for electronic services through the website of the Bulgarian Patent Office without the need for electronic signature.
During the workshop, experts from both offices discussed the process of applying for trade marks and designs and developed specific requirements for the purpose of adapting the software to the Bulgarian legislation.



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