The Eurasian Patent Office is starting to accept Eurasian Applications for Industrial Designs

The Eurasian Patent Office informs that the acceptance of applications for the grant of Eurasian design patents will start on June 1, 2021. In accordance with Article 22 (4) of the Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs to the Eurasian Patent Convention of September 9, 1994 (Protocol), please note that Eurasian design patents will…


Industrial design cancellation rejected by the Supreme Administrative Court due to lack of evidence of earlier disclosure

Aiko Multi Concept Ltd. filed an application for cancellation before the Bulgarian Patent Office against industrial design with reg.No. 4521. The contested industrial design is owned by Genomaks Ltd., represented by the team of IP Consulting. The cancellation action is based on art. 29, par. 1, p. 1 and p. 3 in connection with art….


Sofia City Administrative Court has decided to reject an appeal for invalidation of a registered industrial design due to the fact that the requirements for invalidation – novelty and originality were not met

Summary of facts: G.Ltd. (Bulgarian trademark for mattress frames), represented by IP Consulting team, is a proprietor of a registered industrial design N4251, applied on 10.04.2001 and registered on 08.11.2001. The Registration includes three designs of “mattress frames”, as the first two are represented with one color photographic image and the third one with –…