Procedures Applying when this Contracting Party is Designated
The Office does not republish international registrations or renewals.
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.
|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 If a refusal (partial or total) has been issued and the refusal has been subsequently withdrawn, the international registration has the effect as a grant of protection as from the international registration date.
The creator of the industrial design must be a natural person.
|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:
|Fees payable on division of the international registration||
Last updated on: November 19, 2014