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IIPA Statement on USTR’s Decisions in its 2009 Special 301 Review Affecting Copyright Protection and Enforcement Around the World

IIPA Statement on USTR’s Decisions in its 2009 Special 301 Review Affecting Copyright Protection and Enforcement Around the World

For Immediate Release China and Russia remain major concerns for the copyright industries Canada and Indonesia elevated to the Priority Watch List Washington — Today the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA), a coalition of seven trade associations representing the copyright-based industries, welcomed the decisions announced by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk in USTR’s annual Special […]

For Immediate Release China and Russia remain major concerns for the copyright industries Canada and Indonesia elevated to the Priority Watch List Washington — Today the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA), a coalition of seven trade associations representing the copyright-based industries, welcomed the decisions announced by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk in USTR’s annual Special […]
Dr. Eng.  Krastio Iliev Is the new winner of the already established professional “Award for contribution to the development of intellectual property®”

Dr. Eng. Krastio Iliev Is the new winner of the already established professional “Award for contribution to the development of intellectual property®”

The National portal for intellectual property – www.ipbulgaria.bg, on the eve of World Day of INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY announced its decision – Dr. Krastio Iliev to be awarded with: “Award for contribution to the development of intellectual property ®” The winner of already established in professional areas “Best contribution to the development of intellectual property®” dr.eng. […]

The National portal for intellectual property – www.ipbulgaria.bg, on the eve of World Day of INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY announced its decision – Dr. Krastio Iliev to be awarded with: “Award for contribution to the development of intellectual property ®” The winner of already established in professional areas “Best contribution to the development of intellectual property®” dr.eng. […]
World Intellectual Property Day 2009- Message from Francis Gurry, Director General

World Intellectual Property Day 2009- Message from Francis Gurry, Director General

Human activity, including decades of technological development, has damaged our planet. Wide-spread pollution and spiraling consumption of the world’s mineral and biological reserves have put unprecedented stress on the environment. Climate change is one of the greatest threats ever faced by society: glaciers are disappearing; desertification is increasing; in Africa alone, between 75 and 250 […]

Human activity, including decades of technological development, has damaged our planet. Wide-spread pollution and spiraling consumption of the world’s mineral and biological reserves have put unprecedented stress on the environment. Climate change is one of the greatest threats ever faced by society: glaciers are disappearing; desertification is increasing; in Africa alone, between 75 and 250 […]
Seminar on the Hague System on May 13, 2009

Seminar on the Hague System on May 13, 2009

the International Bureau is organizing a seminar on the Hague System of the International Registration of Industrial Designs which will take place on May 13, 2009 at WIPO headquarters in Geneva. The objective of the seminar is to promote a better understanding of the Hague system among the users community. The Provisional Program of the […]

the International Bureau is organizing a seminar on the Hague System of the International Registration of Industrial Designs which will take place on May 13, 2009 at WIPO headquarters in Geneva. The objective of the seminar is to promote a better understanding of the Hague system among the users community. The Provisional Program of the […]
Rule 161 has been amended so as to provide for a mandatory response to the PCT report in case the EPO was ISA

Rule 161 has been amended so as to provide for a mandatory response to the PCT report in case the EPO was ISA

Rule 161 has been amended so as to provide for a mandatory response to the PCT report in case the EPO was ISA. In view of the PCT time line, amended Rule 161 will be relevant for PCT reports that are received now by the applicant or his agent during the international phase, which may […]

Rule 161 has been amended so as to provide for a mandatory response to the PCT report in case the EPO was ISA. In view of the PCT time line, amended Rule 161 will be relevant for PCT reports that are received now by the applicant or his agent during the international phase, which may […]
IMPLEMENTATION OF ART.6 SEPTIS OF THE PARIS CONVENTION IN BULGARIA

IMPLEMENTATION OF ART.6 SEPTIS OF THE PARIS CONVENTION IN BULGARIA

Author: A. Ivanova Attorney-at-Law IP Consulting With a final decision issued by the Supreme Administrative court in Bulgaria was re-confirmed that in order to prove bad-faith application by an “agent” or “representative” it is enough to prove the existence of business relations between the two entities. The legal terms “agent” or “representative” are accepted in […]

Author: A. Ivanova Attorney-at-Law IP Consulting With a final decision issued by the Supreme Administrative court in Bulgaria was re-confirmed that in order to prove bad-faith application by an “agent” or “representative” it is enough to prove the existence of business relations between the two entities. The legal terms “agent” or “representative” are accepted in […]
Peru in PCT

Peru in PCT

Peru (PE) became the 141st PCT Contracting State on 6 March 2009. The PCT will enter into force for that State on 6 June 2009.

Peru (PE) became the 141st PCT Contracting State on 6 March 2009. The PCT will enter into force for that State on 6 June 2009.
Chile in PCT

Chile in PCT

Chile (CL) became the 140th PCT Contracting State on 2 March 2009. The PCT will enter into force for that State on 2 June 2009.

Chile (CL) became the 140th PCT Contracting State on 2 March 2009. The PCT will enter into force for that State on 2 June 2009.
"China's national intellectual property (IP) strategy: The role of the EU-China cooperation on IP protection and enforcement"

“China’s national intellectual property (IP) strategy: The role of the EU-China cooperation on IP protection and enforcement”

China has stepped up its efforts to strengthen intellectual property rights and counter counterfeiting. The Chinese government launched a national strategy in July 2008 to improve IP protection and also tackle counterfeiting at international trade fairs. A major bilateral cooperation programme between the EU and China is currently underway that focuses on the enforcement of […]

China has stepped up its efforts to strengthen intellectual property rights and counter counterfeiting. The Chinese government launched a national strategy in July 2008 to improve IP protection and also tackle counterfeiting at international trade fairs. A major bilateral cooperation programme between the EU and China is currently underway that focuses on the enforcement of […]
The reduced fees of OHIM – enforced in a couple of weeks

The reduced fees of OHIM – enforced in a couple of weeks

A package of fee changes for Community Trade Mark, delivering a 40% cut in the cost of trade mark protection, has been approved by the Fees Committee chaired by the European Commission in Brussels. OHIM President Wubbo de Boer said he was delighted that Member States had voted overwhelmingly for the measure, which is designed […]

A package of fee changes for Community Trade Mark, delivering a 40% cut in the cost of trade mark protection, has been approved by the Fees Committee chaired by the European Commission in Brussels. OHIM President Wubbo de Boer said he was delighted that Member States had voted overwhelmingly for the measure, which is designed […]
VI – revised additional book issue regarding Copyright and Related rights

VI – revised additional book issue regarding Copyright and Related rights

George Sarakinov, "Copyright and Related Rights in Bulgaria", VI revised additional book issue ISBN 9878-954-730-558, 8 pages, price: BGN 15,90

George Sarakinov, "Copyright and Related Rights in Bulgaria", VI revised additional book issue ISBN 9878-954-730-558, 8 pages, price: BGN 15,90
Piano Recital – DIMO DIMOV

Piano Recital – DIMO DIMOV

February 23, Sunday, Bulgaria Hall, 7.30 p.m.

February 23, Sunday, Bulgaria Hall, 7.30 p.m.
EPO gains access to the Indian Traditional Knowledge Digital Library

EPO gains access to the Indian Traditional Knowledge Digital Library

The Government of India and the European Patent Office (EPO) have signed an agreement which enables the EPO to access the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL). The agreement gives EPO examiners online access to information related to Indian traditional knowledge in all phases of the European patent grant procedure as governed by the European Patent […]

The Government of India and the European Patent Office (EPO) have signed an agreement which enables the EPO to access the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL). The agreement gives EPO examiners online access to information related to Indian traditional knowledge in all phases of the European patent grant procedure as governed by the European Patent […]
Yosif Astrukov for creation and its protection. An interview with Elitsa Mateeva

Yosif Astrukov for creation and its protection. An interview with Elitsa Mateeva

Astrukov Joseph was born in 1978 in Sofia. Graduate School English II, and in 2002 – Medical Physics at Sofia University. In the same year was passed in the first class in experimental theater in NATFA. At the end of the first semester left and then was adopted in major film and television director, who […]

Astrukov Joseph was born in 1978 in Sofia. Graduate School English II, and in 2002 – Medical Physics at Sofia University. In the same year was passed in the first class in experimental theater in NATFA. At the end of the first semester left and then was adopted in major film and television director, who […]
Maya Ilieva – Director of Association THEATERAUTOR – problems and practice in IP area and rights protection of the translators and dramatists

Maya Ilieva – Director of Association THEATERAUTOR – problems and practice in IP area and rights protection of the translators and dramatists

Maya Ilieva is graduated Spanish philology. She translates from Spanish, English and French. She is director of the Association THEATREAUTOR, which talk about the problems and practices in the field of intellectual property and protection of translators and dramatists in our country. The interview was taken by Elitsa Mateeva – correspondent of ipbulgaria.com How do […]

Maya Ilieva is graduated Spanish philology. She translates from Spanish, English and French. She is director of the Association THEATREAUTOR, which talk about the problems and practices in the field of intellectual property and protection of translators and dramatists in our country. The interview was taken by Elitsa Mateeva – correspondent of ipbulgaria.com How do […]