International trademark registration rejected in respect of the EU

The Opposition division of EUIPO decided that international trademark registration No 1 494 887 shall be entirely refused protection in respect of the European Union. The relevant opposition was filed by IPConsulting Ltd. on behalf of Revuele Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria. The opponent filed an opposition against all the goods of international trademark registration designating the…


Trademark registration rejected due to similarity with an earlier EU trade mark

The Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria confirmed the opposition against the registration of “Диклофлекс Dicloflex” trademark № 153146. The opposition was filed by the proprietor of an earlier EU trade mark № 011755717 ‘Diflex’, represented by IPConsulting. The opponent has filed the opposition against all the goods and services claimed. Evidence is provided…


BIOGEL and TrioGel trademarks clearly different

The Opposition division of the European union intellectual property office (EUIPO) decided to reject Opposition No B3097997 in its entirety due to the complete lack of likelihood of confusion. An Italian company filed an opposition against all the goods of European Union trade mark application No 18037625 Triogel (figurative mark). The applicant is Terazid EOOD…


Trademark registration rejected due to identity of the distinctive element

The Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria has issued a partial refusal of trademark registration for „Dandelion” TM, вх.entry No 155243/30.05.2019. The decision is in connection with an opposition filed by IPConsulting, which successfully defended the interests of the Australian winemaker Dandelion Vineyards Pty Ltd.


DMV and OMV – lack of possibility of confusion due to differences in graphic layout and sounding

G S Commerce Ltd. proprietor of application for trademark registration.№ 136523 DMV seeks the cancellation of the decision for complete refusal of trade mark registration. The decision is issued under opposition brought under art.38b in conjunction with art. 12, par. 1, p. 2 and art. 12, par. 3 of the LTGI. G S Commerce Ltd….


New book of publishing house IP Bulgaria – “Trademarks – oppositions”

Publishing house IP Bulgaria presents its new edition – the book by att. Aglika Ivanova and Ivan Ivanov “Trademarks – oppositions”. “Trademarks – oppositions” examines in depth the procedures of opposition in trademark registration in Bulgaria and in the European Community (Community trademarks). The opposition procedure is an essential part of the whole procedure of trademark registration. Four…


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…