A design which is registered with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) in accordance with the procedure and conditions laid down in Council Regulation (EC) No. 6/2002 on Community Designs or an Unregistered Design within the meaning of Article 1 of the Regulation, is referred to as a Community Design.

A Community Design Application bearing a filing date or priority date, as appropriate, shall be regarded as an application regularly filed in the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.