Bulgaria PTO President Elected to OHIM Budget Committee

May 24 2010 - 11:34

On April 14, 2010, the President of the Bulgarian Patent Office (BPO) Kostadin Manev, was elected deputy chairman of the Budget Committee of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM).

This is the first time OHIM has elected a Bulgarian person for its executive governing body. Manev was voted unanimously by the representatives of all 27 EU countries and he will assume the post from the current deputy chairman Michael English, from Ireland, for the next three years.

The OHIM’s Budget Committee is composed of representatives from each member state. The chairman is Robert Ullrich from the Austrian Patent Office.

For more information, please contact Milena Bogoslovova at our Bulgaria office.

Source: Bulgarian PTO

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