Bulgaria

  • International Country Code:

    BG
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +02:00
  • Currency:

    Bulgarian Lev (BGN)

European patent validation in Bulgaria

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Detailed information related to the European Patent.

  • Translation 

A translation of the patent’s title, description, including drawings, when necessary, and claims into Bulgarian must be submitted within three months after the date of granted patent is published in the European Patent Bulletin.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

An applicant who is not established in the Republic of Bulgaria, another Member State of the European Union, a state party to the European Economic Area Agreement, or the Swiss Confederation, shall be obliged to perform the patent prosecution in Bulgaria through a lawyer or an industrial property representative (patent attorney).

  • Maintenance fees

Annual fees are due each year starting from the 3rd one to maintain a European patent in Bulgaria and should be paid before the expiry of the last day of the month in which expires the previous patent year. Late payment of annual fees is possible within a six-month grace period, subject to payment of a corresponding surcharge.

  • Validation fees

Fees for filing the translation of granted European Patent in Bulgaria, as well as other fees associated with European patent validation in Bulgaria are available in the fee calculator.

The above information was verified by K TAHTADJIEV - M.SC. KONSTANTIN TAHTADJIEV - EUROPEAN AND BULGARIAN PATENT ATTORNEY on 21.02.2024
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Bulgarian IP Laws

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