02.04.2019

Pavlov & Co contibutes to a prestigious edition on enforcement of IP rights

  Pavlov & Co partners Vasil Pavlov and Momchil Lazarov were among those honored to participate in the most recent IP legal framework and practice review concerning EU countries – the edition ENFORCEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN EU MEMBER STATES, published by Intersentia. The edition covers the practical aspects of enforcing intellectual property rights in all 28 EU member-states and the different aspects of implementing the EU Enforcement Directive (Directiv...

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04.03.2019

Vasil Pavlov contibutes to EPO edition on Compulsory Licesing in Europe

  Pavlov & Co managing partner Vasil Pavlov was given the honor to write the Bulgarian section in the latest project of the European Patent Office – an overview of the practice and legal framework of Compulsory Licensing in the field of patents and utility models in all EPC Member States.  The edition is intended for use by practitioners as a tool for quick comparison of practices and legislation across EPC countries, in an attempt to facilitate the...

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25.06.2018

Vasil Pavlov elected as new ECTA Council member during Athens annual conferene

Pavlov & Co is proud to announce that managing partner and founder of the company Vasil Pavlov has been elected as a new member of the ECTA Council, to represent Bulgaria in the highest body of the Association. The result became official after a vote that took place on 14.06.2018 during the ECTA annual conference, which this year was held in Athens. Vasil has been an active member of the ECTA Law Committee since 2011 and, in our opinion, deservedly made the next step, becoming a member of th...

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10.07.2017

Ipay given heavy fine after case returned from Court to CPC

The Commission for Protection of the Competition (CPC) gave its ruling in the matter between Epay and Ipay, which is overviewed here (link). With the court having already established that an infringement has taken place, the goal of the matter was for the CPC to evaluate the severity of the infraction and impose an adequate sanction, which was to act preventatively for the infringer. Ipay made an effort to downplay the infraction, citing that use of the sign was discontinued some time before the...

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