Intelectual & Industrial Property

Tzvetkova and Partners Intellectual and Industrial Property group has played a key role in some of the most important IP cases and transactions of recent years. 

We have a vast experience across the whole spectrum of intellectual and industrial property law and procedure. Our lawyers have a detailed understanding of all aspects of intellectual property law, and regularly cover the entire range of IP disciplines including patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyright. 

The intellectual property team at Tzvetkova and Partners provides specialist legal advice in connection with all aspects of intellectual property, including the registration, exploitation, defense and enforcement of our client’s intellectual property rights both in Bulgaria and worldwide.

Law firm “Tzvetkova & Partners” provides the following legal services in the area of intellectual and industrial property:

  • Consultation and legal assistance for registration at the Patent Office of trademarks and other industrial property;
  • Representation before the Patent Office of Bulgaria, the European Patent Office and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM);
  • Representation before the World Intellectual Property Organization;
  • Monitoring of Intellectual Property;
  • Provides legal support to companies in the areas of data protection and electronic commerce (e-commerce);
  • Legal protection in violation of rights over objects of intellectual property - Legal consultation regarding copyright protection;
  • Litigation, including representation in disputes relating to unfair competition, general marketing, advertising, comparative advertising, trademark violation in many industries, breach of copyright and damage-related claims in civil and criminal cases, including intellectual property piracy;
  • Consultation on all aspects of the use, licensing and transfer of intellectual property rights, drafting license agreements, transfer of intellectual property rights and franchise contracts;
  • Assessments in terms of unfair competition distribution agreements, franchising, licensing and trademarks and geographical designations, patents, development and provision of technologies, consortia, etc., with special attention to the distribution of selected products;
  • Consultancy on issues regarding intellectual property rights in mergers, acquisitions, division and separation of companies, sale of business (in the part concerning the objects of intellectual property), as well as commercial distribution;
  • Comprehensive advice on public law and assistance in many regulatory issues, including advertising and personal data protection.