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Law on the Protection of Competition (SG No. 102/2008, as amended up to April 5, 2019), Bulgaria


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Year of Version 2019 Dates Amended up to: April 5, 2019 Entry into force: December 2, 2008 Promulgated: November 28, 2008 Type of Text IP-related Laws   Subject Matter Competition Subject Matter (secondary) Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Domain Names, Trademarks, Trade Names, Geographical Indications Notes This consolidated version of the Law on the Protection of Competition (SG No. 102/2008) takes into account amendments up to Law SG No. 28/2019, which was promulgated in the State Gazette on April 5, 2019. The said amending Law SG No. 28/2019 introduced amendments to the following provisions of this consolidated Law, which entered into force on April 5, 2019" - Paragraph (1) of Article 4 under Chapter Two, Title I; - Article 59 under Chapter Eight, Title Three This consolidated Law contains provisions on acts of unfair competition related to intellectual property rights (see Articles 33-35, and Article 37 under Chapter Seven, Title Two).

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Bulgarian Закон за защита на конкуренцията (ДВ. бр.102/2008, с изменениями по состоянию на 05.04.2019 г.) PDF HTML
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Protection of Competition Act (SG No. 102/2008 as amended up to February 26, 2021) (BG122)

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