World Intellectual Property Organization

Ukraine (UA)

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Procedures Applying when this Contracting Party is Designated

Republication

The Office does not republish international registrations or renewals.

Examination Procedure

The Office carries out examination on substantive grounds on issues such as the definition of a 'design', public order and morality and the protection of state emblems.

Opposition Period

None.

Time Limit for Responding to Refusal

Two months from the date of receipt of the notification (extendable for up to six months).

Effect as Grant of Protection

The international registration has the effect as a grant of protection as from the international registration date. If a refusal (partial or total) has been issued and the refusal has been subsequently withdrawn, the international registration has the effect as a grant of protection as from the international registration date.

Representation before the Office

Foreign and other persons residing or having a permanent location outside Ukraine may exercise their rights in relation with the Office through representatives registered in accordance with the Regulations for Representatives in Matters of Intellectual Property, approved by the Cabinet of Minsters of Ukraine. A list of representatives is available from the Office, or at:
http://sips.gov.ua/en/info_resurses.html

Fees payable on division of the international registration

Not applicable.

Last updated on: November 19, 2014

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