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Protection of Competition Act (SG No. 102/2008 as amended up to February 26, 2021), Bulgaria

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Year of Version 2021 Dates Amended up to: February 26, 2021 Entry into force: December 2, 2008 Promulgated: November 28, 2008 Type of Text IP-related Laws   Subject Matter Competition Subject Matter (secondary) Domain Names, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) English Protection of Competition Act (SG No. 102/2008 as amended up to February 26, 2021) PDF WTO Notifications Coversheet WTO Notifications Coversheet English Protection of Competition Act (SG No. 102/2008 as amended up to February 26, 2021) PDF French Loi sur la protection de la concurrence (SG n° 102/2008, telle que modifiée jusqu'au 26 février 2021) PDF Spanish Ley de Defensa de la Competencia (SG N°102/2008, modificada el 26 de Febrero de 2021) PDF
Related Legislation Implements (7 text(s)) Implements (7 text(s))
Directive (EU) 2016/943 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure (EU218)
Regulation (EU) No. 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (EU184)
Council Regulation (EC) No. 510/2006 of 20 March 2006 on the protection of geographical indications and designations of origin for agricultural products and foodstuffs (EU054)
Directive No. 2006/114/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 concerning misleading and comparative advertising (codified version) (EU132)
Commission Regulation (EC) No. 773/2004 of 7 April 2004 relating to the conduct of proceedings by the Commission pursuant to Articles 81 and 82 of the EC Treaty (EU103)
Council Regulation (EC) No. 139/2004 of 20 January 2004 on the control of concentrations between undertakings (the EC Merger Regulation) (EU104)
Council Regulation (EC) No. 1/2003 of 16 December 2002 on the implementation of the rules on competition laid down in Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty (EU102)
Supersedes (5 text(s)) Supersedes (5 text(s))
Law on the Protection of Competition (SG No. 102/2008, as amended up to April 5, 2019)(BG091)
Law on the Protection of Competition (SG No. 102/2008, as amended up to July 24, 2015)(BG081)
Law on the Protection of Competition (SG No. 102/2008, as amended up to September 20, 2011)(BG061)
Law on Protection of Competition (SG No. 102/2008, as amended up to July 16, 2010)(BG054)
Law on Protection of Competition (SG No. 102/2008)(BG017)

WTO Document Reference
IP/N/1/BGR/16
IP/N/1/BGR/O/7

WIPO Lex No. BG122