Gugushev & Partners Law Office has a specialized team of registered industrial property representatives and European patent agents with extensive experience in the protection of intellectual property rights. The firm is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and regularly provides opinions and proposals related to amendments in the legislation in force in the field of intellectual property.

Our legal services include:

  • trademark registration
  • research and consulting on legal possibilities for trademark registration
  • maintaining trademark registration, monitoring and change of status
  • drafting notices of opposition against filed trademarks, answers to filed notices of opposition, requests for revocation and cancellation of trademarks
  • consulting in the event of a conflict between trademarks and company names
  • registration, maintenance and protection of industrial design rights
  • registration, maintenance and protection of geographical indications and user registration
  • researching novelty, state of technology, drafting of description and claim, filing an application for a patent registration
  • maintenance, continuation and validation of patents
  • drafting and consulting on contracts related to the use and transfer of industrial property rights, consulting and drafting of licensing contracts
  • advice on the creation, protection and use of utility models and registration of utility models
  • domain registration, research and maintenance
  • consulting, representation and protection of intellectual property rights before the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, European Union Intellectual Property Office, World Intellectual Property Organization, European Patent Office, Commission for Protection of Competition, competent court or arbitration, customs authorities, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Executive Agency on Vine and Wine, and other competent administrative authorities

Our Experts in This Area

Petko Angelov

Founder and Senior Partner

Yoanna Ivanova

Head of Intellectual Property and Data Protection Department

Vilimira Murleva

Vilimira Murleva

Notable Clients & Projects

Remix Global JSC.

Gugushev & Partners Law Office is advising on a daily basis the client on a wide spectrum of legal matters. Learn more

Icom Ltd.

Gugushev & Partners advised the shareholders of Icom Ltd., a leading Bulgarian company in GPS tracking, fleet management, and intelligent transport systems products and services. Learn more

Cash Credit JSC

Gugushev & Partners Law Office consulted one of the most quickly developing Bulgarian non-banking institutions, providing small loans to individuals, on various matters concerning Intelectual property and consumer protection procedures. Learn more

Nord Holding JSC

Gugushev & Partners Law Office office represented the client in a number of tax court cases with a material value exceeding EUR 1 million each. Learn more

Mag Invest Ltd.

Gugushev & Partners Law Office represents the client in connection to a court procedure for infringement of industrial designs registered in EUIPO. Learn more

Rozaimpex Ltd.

Gugushev & Partners Law Office provides legal representation to the client, a leading Bulgarian cosmetic company with more than 25 years traditions with respect to an opposition, administrative and court procedures against trademarks registrations Learn more

Econt Express

Gugushev&Partners Law Office advises the client in connection to the system integration of a computer program (e-commerce platform) and the copyright regulation applicable to this platform. Learn more

Talar Foods

Gugushev & Partners Law Office provides legal assistance to the client in relation to research, consultations, and registrations of trademarks in the Bulgarian Patent Office, as well as advice regarding the registration of industrial designs. Learn more

K-express

Gugushev & Partners Law Office provides legal assistance to the client in relation to trademark research, registration, and consultation with EUIPO and the Romanian Patent Office. Learn more

Debt Collection Agency JSC

Gugushev & Partners Law Office advised the owners of Debt Collection Agency JSC, a company specialized in acquiring debt portfolios from banks, financial institutions, and utility companies, on the sale of 100% of their shares in the company. Learn more

Efficiency First Media Ltd., Bulgaria

Gugushev & Partners Law Office provides full-scope legal services to WNESS TV including advising the company on the issues related to IP rights, product placement, the conclusion of license agreements and advertising contracts. Learn more

D2 Line

Gugushev & Partners Law Office advises the client in connection to the development of a new online e-shop for high-class fashion products. Learn more

Residence City Garden Hotel

Gugushev & Partners successfully represented the client in connection to proceedings before the Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition as well as before the Sofia Administrative Court in a case related to the client’s registered trademark. Learn more

Arthesis

Gugushev & Partners Law Office advises the client in connection to the legal and technical aspects in seeking patent protection both nationally and internationally as well as simultaneously assisting with the filing of an application for a utility model. Learn more

SoftGroup

Gugushev & Partners Law Office regularly advises the client on various employment matters such as the preparation of labor contracts and amendments to labor contracts with specific conditions, disciplinary procedures, etc. Learn more

Armada Capital JSC

Gugushev & Partners Law Office advised the Bulgarian investment fund on the acquisition of minority stake in IT company specialized in the design, development, implementation and customization of commercial off-the-shelf software products. Learn more

Konservinvest Ltd.

Gugushev & Partners Law Office is representing the client, a leading Bulgarian company in the field of “lyutenitsa” production in several litigation procedures regarding IP matters including litigation. Learn more

GED Ltd.

Gugushev & Partners Law Office advises the client on a daily basis in connection to various matters in the field of corporate and commercial law, tax and employment law. Learn more

El Bonus

Gugushev & Partners Law Office advises the client on a daily basis in connection to various matters in the field of corporate and commercial law, banking & finance, tax, energy law, employment law, contractual law and others. Learn more