The Patent Office is the National State Authority for legal protection of the industrial property rights. It grants patents for inventions and certificates for utility model registration. It certificates industrial designs, trademarks, service marks, appellations of origin, and other documents for the protection of the industrial property rights. The mission of the Patent Office is to promote innovation, competitiveness, entrepreneurship, and to spur the economic growth for the benefit of the whole Bulgarian society. The Office aims at creating partnership relations with clients by providing them with professional and accurate services and high-quality products.