By registering a trademark, you acquire the exclusive right to a mark that distinguishes the goods and services of one manufacturer or dealer from those of another. This way only you can use it, this includes the rights to affix the mark on your goods and to market them with this trademark, to dispose of it by authorizing its use by another, and also to prohibit others from using a mark identical to that registered by you. The sign you want to register can be a word, a number, a drawing, a letter, a figure, a logo, labels, a combination of colors, the shape of the goods and more.
Applying for a trademark registration
In order to be registered as a trademark, an application for registration must be submitted to the appropriate authority. For the Republic of Bulgaria, the competent authority is the Bulgarian Patent Office.