201704.18
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EUIPO fully upholds an opposition filed by the team of IP Consulting, Ltd., against EUTM application No 13 438 197 BUON APETITO

The owner of registered Bulgarian trade mark No 91 508 Bon Apeti – Bon Net OOD, represented by the team of IP Consulting, Ltd. filed an opposition against all the services of European Union trade mark application No 13 438 197 BUON APETITO. The Opposition was based on the ground of Article 8(1)(b) EUTMR –…

201704.10
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Nothing new or unusual in the sign “ICT TODAY”. EUTM application No. 13 317 169 rejected pursuant to Article 7 EUTMR

I.C.T. Media Ltd, represented by IP Consulting filed аn opposition against EUTM application No. 13 317 169 ICT TODAY pursuant to Article 8(1)(b)EUTMR. Furthermore, commenting the applicant’s observations, IP Consulting claimed that the contested mark is devoid of any distinctiveness and thus fails to satisfy the absolute grounds for registration. Based on that claim, the…

201704.06
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EUIPO announced that it is preparing for the Second phase of legislative changes which will start as of 1 October 2017

According to the announcement of the office: “On 23 March 2016, the first wave of changes brought about by the entry into force of Regulation (EU) 2015/2424 (the Amending Regulation) came into force. However, some parts of the Amending Regulation will only apply from 1 October 2017. Additionally, the Amending Regulation also provides that the…

201704.03
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Velikhov & Co OOD, represented by the team of IP Consulting, Ltd. with successful opposition under Article 8 (1)(b) EUTMR

The opposition against European Union trade mark application No 14 667 174, filed by Velikhov &Co OOD, represented by the team of IP Consulting, Ltd. was based on Article 8(1)(b) EUTMR – identity with, or similarity to, an earlier trade mark and identity or similarity of the goods or services covered by the trade marks,…

201606.21
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United States of America and the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs – first HAGUE design already registered

On 13.02. 2015, the United States of America deposited its instrument of ratification to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (“Hague Agreement”) with the International Bureau of World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”). This marked the last step in the membership process for the United States to become…