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Saturday, 20 December 2008

Tour of Patent Offices: Bulgaria

This week, it's off to Bulgaria, thanks to the kind information from Ventsi Stoilov, a Bulgarian IP specialist.

The Bulgarian Patent Office (BPO) website can be accessed here and searches on their database can be done on the BPO On-line website here. However, the database appears to be limited to trademarks, industrial design and case law - unfortunately not much help to those interested in patents. While researching this I noticed I was visitor no. 201,070 to the site. By the time I had done 3 searches, I was visitor no. 201,073...

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