Practice

Intellectual Property

Protect Your Ideas

DPC is one of the most widely recognised law firms in Bulgaria in the area of intellectual property law. Our IP team has the depth and strength to offer sophisticated legal advice on today’s complex intellectual property issues.

Key contacts

  • Trademark prosecution and enforcement
  • Assistance in branding strategy
  • Trademark opposition, revocation, and invalidation proceedings
  • Copyright
  • Designs
  • Trade secret
  • Unfair competition
  • IP litigation
  • IP licensing and assignment contracts
  • Domain name arbitration proceedings
“Always responsive and well prepared” – Chambers Europe

It’s Yours, Keep it that Way

Intellectual property and innovative technology are the basis of success for almost any company on the global market. Because being the first or being the fastest is a critical factor to companies whose success is based on innovation, know-how and trade secret protection have also become a core part of the modern business strategy. We have experience advising on the intellectual property aspects of non-disclosure agreements, commercial and M&A transactions.

Work highlights
  • Advising the global giant Google with regard to copyright matters, including review of copyright licensing agreements and respective general terms
  • Provides complex legal support to the Bulgarian subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company on contentious and non-contentious IP matters
  • Assisting one of the largest high-tech gaming technology companies Novomatic AG in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings
A well-established structure and a competent and qualified team” – Legal 500

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Unlike boutique practices that only advise on IP matters, DPC offers a full-service practice that supports clients’ IP needs combined with expert support on related litigation, customs, tax & finance, privacy and competition matters.

Our IP lawyers offer advice on the most effective methods of establishing, developing and protecting IP rights. We advise clients on trademarks, copyright, designs and licensing, as well as on technology transfers, IP audits and IP asset due diligence investigations. Our team is recognised for its proficient and effective management of IP portfolios and strategic advice on their protection and commercialisation.

Work highlights
  • Complex legal assistance with regard to the protection of the mobile.de trademark on the territory of Bulgaria – oppositions, cancellations, and lawsuits
  • Assisting the energy drinks producer Hell Energy regarding enforcement of its trademarks and designs on the territory of Bulgaria
  • Representing the New Zealand technology company Soul Machines Limited in the protection of its international brand for graphic design services, namely designing hyper-realistic 3D humanoid characters

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