Intellectual Property

As a result of more than half of century of research and development, “LB Bulgaricum” EAD owns a significant volume of industrial property, which includes patents, trademarks, as well as unregistered objects, such as technologies, methodologies and production expertise. Our company is an authorized user of the appellation of origin of the unique Bulgarian starter cultures for production of Bulgarian yoghurt.

“LB Bulgaricum” patents are mainly for the beneficial properties of unique strains of lactic acid bacteria and their inclusion in new probiotic products. All of them are part of the rich company’s collection.

LB Bulgaricum logo is registered as a trademark in the European union and in more than 20 countries all over the world. The company is in possession of large number of product trademarks, registered in Bulgaria, Europe and selected Asian countries.

The appellation of origin “Bulgarian starter culture for production of yoghurt” has registration in the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria, as well as an international registration under the Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of origin.

The intellectual property of “LB Bulgaricum” is being continuously supplemented and enriched and renewed, which enables us to maintain our licensing potential and export positions and also provides us with a strong tool for fighting unfair competition.