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MarkData Ltd. is a leading Intellectual Property agency in Bulgaria.

Our company guarantees the most complete, qualified and rapid consultancy and representation in assessing and protecting a company’s intellectual and industrial property.

MarkData Ltd. offers consultancy and assistance throughout the stages of research, filing, granting and protection of patents, trade marks and designs, in Bulgaria and worldwide.

With over 30 years of professional experience, the experts of MarkData Ltd. and BUREAU IGNATOV (as a part of MarkData Ltd) are offering their clients an irreplaceable patrimony of technical and legal know-how in the field of Industrial and Intellectual Property.

It is this experience in the field, combined with a passion and enthusiasm for the work plus a commitment to constant updating and training, that makes our specialized team of technical, scientific, legal and linguistic professionals capable of responding with a service tailored to the client’s individual needs.


Highlights

European trademarks

As of 23.3.2016, the Office for Harmonization of the Internal Market (OНІM) has been renamed to European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), and the Community trademark (CTM) has been renamed to European Union Trademark (EUTM).

All the existing CTMs automatically become EUTMs as of 23.3.2016.

The new EUTM Regulation also ammended the EUIPO fees, generally reducing the due ammounts, especially for trademark renewals.

National trademark oppositions

After some important ammendments in the Bulgarian national Law on Trademarks and Geographical Indications, the opposition system nas been introduced for the trademark registrations in Bulgaria. As a result, the continuous professional and competent monitoring for existence of similar rights on registered or filed trademarks is a mandatory prerequisite for the reliable protection of Your trademarks.


Quality and Security

In scope of BG161PO003-2.1.12-0232 project, “Competitiveness improvement by implementation of management systems in MarkData Ltd.”, executed with the financial support of the Operational programne „Development of the Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy” 2007-2013, co-finansed by the European Union through the European Fund for Regional Development, MarkData Ltd. has implemented and certified a quality management system according to the ISO 9001:2008 standard, and information security management system according to the ISO 27001:2013 standard.