201705.09
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EUTM application 014297006 Garden CREATIONS partially rejected by EUIPO due to likelihood of confusion on the part of the public

The opposition against EUTM application No. 014297006 Garden CREATIONS Y filed by AGRO-BIO TRADING OOD, represented by IP Consulting, pursuant to Article 8(1)(b)EUTMR was settled as the trade mark was rejected for all the contested goods against which the opposition was filed pursuant to the final decision of the Operations Department rendered in opposition No….

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…

201703.28
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Sofia City Administrative Court reversed a Decision by the President of the Bulgarian Patent Office to revoke the Bulgarian trademark No 29314 ГРАДИНА GRADINA

The Administrative court, Sofia fully upheld an appeal filed by the team of IP Consulting against a Decision by the President of the Bulgarian Patent Office to revoke the Bulgarian trademark No 29314 ГРАДИНА GRADINA, registered for goods in class 01 and 05. The Administrative judge had to determine wether the trademark owner “Agro-Bio Trading”…

201612.21
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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,…

201610.18
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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 –…

201610.12
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Sofia City Court ruled in favor of IP Consulting’s client Megachim in a case based on trademark infringement allegation

An infringement action based on Article 76, paragraph 1, item 1, item 2, item 3 from the Bulgarian Law on Marks and Geographical indications* in relation with Article 86, paragraph 1 from the Obligations and Contracts Act** filed against Megachim has been rejected as unfounded by the Sofia City Court. The plaintiff claimed that IP…

201609.16
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The Appeals Department of the Bulgarian Patent Office refused protection of International Trademark No 1086657 – 3Max for all goods in Bulgaria

The Appeals Department of the Bulgarian Patent Office (BPO) confirmed in its entirety the Decision of the Opposition panel for total refusal of protection for International Trademark No 1086657 – 3Max in Bulgaria. The Opposition had been filed by 3M Company, represented by the team of IP Consulting, based on Article 12, paragraph 1, item…

201608.14
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IP Consulting’s foreign client successfully defends its rights in a Deletion of registration procedure pursuant to Article 26, para. 3, item b) from the Bulgarian Law on Marks and Geographic indicators

IP Consulting’s client MLEKARA AD filed a request before the Bulgarian Patent Office for Deletion of registration of the figurative mark 81136, registered by a Bulgarian sole trader. The request was based on Article 26, para. 3, item b) from the Bulgarian Law on Marks and Geographical indications which stipulates that “ the use of…

201603.08
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Double identity case in OHIM

OHIM confirms the practice of art. 8(1)(a) – “double identity” in the case ULTRA CHOCO vrs. ULTRA CHOCO Agroekola EOOD, represented by the team of IP Consulting and owner of registered Community trade mark No 9 221 111 ULTRA CHOCO filed an Opposition against all the goods of Community trade mark application No 9 571…