PETOŠEVIĆ* specializes in intellectual property and related services in the EU, Western Balkans, Ukraine, Georgia and CIS and acts as a coordinating hub for IP-related services worldwide. PETOŠEVIĆ Group and CWB Group merged in 2023 to form CWB, a multi-regional business that operates as one unit, providing IP services across the Middle East, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
IP Consulting provides services for the registration of European Union trade marks and registered community designs; Unitary patent; European patent.
Provides the service "1 office, 1 contact, 1 payment for 11 countries" - Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo and Armenia.
IPConsulting offers a wide range of services in the field of intellectual property - registration and protection of patents, utility models, trademarks (registrations of national and European Union trademarks), geographical indications, industrial design (national and community design), plant varieties, copyright, domain names. We also offer intellectual property management, searches, trademark monitoring, protection against unfair competition, consumer protection (including product recall), border control (execution and destruction of goods), IP asset valuation, outsourcing, translations, project management, legal advice, litigation, dispute resolution, enforcement and infringement actions. Our advantage is that we offer a comprehensive service and management of your intellectual property in the EU and South-Eastern Europe.
Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov (DGKV) is one of the largest and most experienced business law firms in Bulgaria, highly ranked by both clients and partners. Founded in 1994 by the four name partners, the firm currently employs 60 lawyers, including 17 partners, and maintains offices in Sofia and Berlin. The firm provides a full range of business-related legal services to international and domestic corporate clients. As one of the leaders on the Bulgarian legal market, DGKV has a well-established IP practice.
We represent and provide consultation and advice on all aspects of intellectual property including registration, preservation, and enforcement of patents, trademarks, designs, geographical indications, copyright, plant variety rights and trade secrets, execution of licensing, transfer of technology and know-how contracts. Our law firm conducts intellectual property and information technology due diligence and audit, provides trademark, design and patent maintenance services, advises on portfolio structuring, conducts pre-registration searches, and represents clients in complex cases involving infringement of intellectual property rights.
The Practice Group is staffed with certified patent and trademark attorneys and fully qualified lawyers, in representing clients before the courts of all instances, the customs authorities, the Bulgarian Patent Office and other competent local authorities, the Competition Protection Commission, WIPO and EUIPO.
We have excellent understanding of the Trademark and IP issues faced by industries from food and beverages production and distribution to automotive, energy, pharma, telecommunications, tobacco, entertainment, software development, cosmetics, chemicals, technology, accommodation, retail.
Currently, DGKV’s IP team manages more than 6 100 national, international and EU trademarks for clients from various industries.
DGKV’s lawyers are recognized leaders in the field of IP law, providing unparalleled guidance to both start-ups. The lawyers of the team have excellent understanding of the Trademark and IP issues faced by industries from food and beverages production and distribution to automotive, energy, pharma, telecommunications, tobacco, entertainment, software development, cosmetics, chemicals, technology, and accommodation.
DGKV’s IP practice has grown significantly over the past several years. We have attracted a myriad of new international and domestic clients and have had great feedback from both clients and partners. Our work is valued for our expertise, extensive knowledge, efficiency, and honesty.
The head of the practice Ms. Kalina Tchakarova, who is the Partner, heading the IP and Pharma Regulatory practice groups at DGKV.