Decision of the Cancellation Division of OHIM maintains in force the famous Moldovan trademark DIVIN

An interesting case from practice of the team of IP Consulting from its work with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) is its success to defend the validity of the trademark registration DIVIN (one of the few brands that are exclusive state property of the Republic of Moldova). The trademark is used…


BG Trademark Corporation the Exact Taxis – Permanently Deleted Due to Lack of Distinctiveness for Services in Class 39

The team of IP Consulting successfully succeeded in deletion of the improper registration of a Bulgarian trademark which was registered in contradiction with the absolute grounds for trademark registration under the Bulgarian Law on Marks and Geographical Indications, namely: The deleted BG Trademark Reg № 63996 is a word trademark and consists of a combination…


CPC forbids the imitation of the famous trademarks “TO4NITE” and “Tochnite taksita”

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Imitation: Decision No 226/24.02.2011 of Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) Claimant: Hepi OOD – client of IP Consulting Ltd. Respondent: Milanov Taksi 8111 EOOD CPC initiates a procedure through correspondence No. CPC/977/2010 at the request of Hepi OOD against Milanov Taksi 8111 EOOD to ascertain the fact of infringement of rights according to Articles…


Sofia Civil Court: the symbol “Matraci TEK” infringes the rights of the trademark ” Matraci TED “

Decision No. 3/08.02.2011 – Sofia Civil Court (SCC), CD, VI-3 panel Commercial lawsuit No. 1191/2010 Claimant: TED INVEST EOOD – client of IP Consulting Ltd. Defendant: „AS I KO” ООD The claimant TED INVEST EOOD states that it owns a registered trademark Matraci TED with reg. No. 41080 – combined, registered for goods from class…


The registration of a sign with revoked Bulgarian State Standard as a trademark in not in BAD FAITH!

Decision No 164/08.02.2011 – Sofia Civil Court, CD, VI-14 panel Commercial Lawsuit 1596/2010 Claimant: Meat Factory Karlovo AD Defendant: BELLA BULGARIA AD – client of IP Consulting Ltd The claimant Meat Factory Karlovo AD states that on 3.02.2010 received a letter from BELLA BULGARIA AD with which the defendant claimed infringement of word trademark Osym….


Commission on Protection of Competition: Rivals shall not limit the using of a registered trademark by its legitimate owner

Decision No. 806/13.07.2010 of the Commission on Protection of Competition Claimant: Orgahim AD Defendant: Megahim AD – client of IP Consulting Ltd. The Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC) has started proceedings on correspondence No CPC 169/04.03.2010 on the grounds of Article 94 (1) in relation to Article 38 (1), point 3 from the Protection…