Each month the State Enterprise “Ukrainian Institute of Industrial Property” (Ukrpatent) receives approximately 3 thousand trademark applications. Registration is obtained only by half of them. In total, there are more than 200 thousand active trademarks certificate issued by the Ukrpatent.…

Counterfeit products are the products, that include the objects of the intellectual property and that the produced, distributed and/or transferred through the customs border with the infringement of the intellectual property rights in the interested parties. The distribution of counterfeit…

Registration of copyright in Ukraine Following the Berne Convention and the Law of Ukraine “On Copyright and Related Rights”, copyright on a work arises from the moment of its creation and does not require mandatory state registration. Thus, registration of…

What is a utility model? A utility model is a result of intellectual activity of a person in any sphere of technology, i.e. object of which can be the product, process or any new applicability of earlier existed product or…

What is industrial design? An industrial design – is a result of the creative activity of a person is the sphere of artistic design. Industrial design shall be new, i.e. consist of the original design decision. The industrial design cannot…

What is an invention? An invention can be defined as a result of intellectual activity of a person in any area of technology, i.e. object of which can be the product, process or any new applicability of earlier existed product…

What can be protected as Trademark in Ukraine? Signs that сconclude words, letters, numbers, and graphic elements, colors, and color combinations, as well as and a combination of such signs can be protected under Ukrainian Law as a trademark. What…