201805.03
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The aspects of copyright infringements in a trade mark dispute

On 20/06/2016 the applicant, represented by the team of IP Consulting, filed an application for a declaration of invalidity. The application is against European Union trade mark filed on 10/09/2014 and registered on 02/03/2015. It is based on European Union trade mark, filed on 15/01/2014 and registered on 22/05/2014. The document aims invalidation for all the goods…

201803.20
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Draft Withdrawal Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union

On 28.02.2018 was published the Draft Withdrawal Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community. Thе Draft Withdrawal Agreement sets out the arrangements for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union…

201802.14
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IP Consulting proved there is no likelihood of confusion between two trade marks

The opponent filed an opposition against some of the goods of European Union trade mark application for the word mark “HYALURONICA”. The applicant is represented by the team of IP Consulting. The opposition was against all the goods in Classes 3 and 5. It was based on European Union trade mark registration for a figurative mark and the…

201801.22
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The team of IP Consulting with successful opposition proceeding against trade mark similarities

The opponent, represented by the team of IP Consulting, filed an opposition against some of the goods of European Union trade mark application, namely against all the goods in Class 3. The opposition is based on international trade mark registration designating Bulgaria, Poland and Romania. The relevant territory is Bulgaria and the opponent invoked Article…

201801.16
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Brexit preparedness notice

NOTICE TO HOLDERS OF AND APPLICANTS FOR EUROPEAN UNION TRADE MARKS PURSUANT TO REGULATION (EU) 2017/1001 ON THE EUROPEAN UNION TRADE MARK AND TO HOLDERS OF AND APPLICANTS FOR COMMUNITY DESIGNS PURSUANT TO REGULATION (EC) NO 6/2002 ON COMMUNITY DESIGNS The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw…

201801.11
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IP Consulting was part of a training program for enterprising people

IP Consulting experts took part in the training program of Rinker’s Challenge #4. Rinker Center is an entrepreneurship and training center. BCause Foundation created it in 2014 with the financial support of CaF America Foundation. The mission of Rinker Center is to promote education, lifelong learning and to support entrepreneurship and business development in Bulgaria….

201801.04
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The importance of words meaning and general impression

The opponent, represented by the team of IP Consulting, filed an opposition against all the goods of European Union trade mark application (figurative) The opposition is based on international trade mark registration (figurative), designating Croatia and Romania. The opponent invoked Article 8 (1) (b) EUTMR – LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION. The relevant territory is Croatia. –…

201712.17
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The distinctiveness and the similarity in the context of a dispute about Trademarks

A foreign company, represented by the team of IP Consulting, filed an Opposition against all the goods of European trademark application, namely against all the goods in Class 5. The opposition is based on European trademark registration for a figurative mark. The opponent invoked Article 8(1)(a) and (b) EUTMR. The goods on which the Opposition is…

201712.11
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Protection of earlier Registered Community Designs made by the team of IP Consulting

On 28.07.2014 a Bulgarian company, represented by the team of IP Consulting, filed an Application for a declaration of invalidity. It contested a Registered Community Design of a washing sponge (shown below). The grounds were based on one hand on the Article 25(1)(b)CDR, that the RCD does not fulfill the requirements for protection pursuant to…

201712.09
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For the “Likelihood of confusion” – article 8(1)(b) EUTMR

The owner of an international trade mark No 1 119 310, represented by the team of IP Consulting, filed an Opposition against all the goods of EUTM application No 13 811 997. The opponent invoked Article 8(1)(b) EUTM – a likelihood of confusion. According to the Decision a likelihood of confusion exists if there is…