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Law of Ukraine No. 123-IX of September 20, 2019, on Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine Regarding the Improvement of the Legal Protection of Geographical Indications, Ukraine


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Year of Version 2020 Dates Entry into force: January 1, 2020 Promulgated: September 20, 2019 Type of Text Main IP Laws   Subject Matter Geographical Indications Subject Matter (secondary) Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body Notes The notification by Ukraine to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Law:
• provides new definition of the terms 'geographical indications', 'appellations of origin';
• specifies the conditions for granting legal protection to geographical indications and the grounds (reasons) for refusing such protection;
• determines the conditions for granting legal protection to homonymous geographical indications;
• specify the number of persons who are entitled to register the geographical indications;
• reviews the requirements for the application for registration;
• improves the procedure for examining applications for geographical indications;
• determines the requirements for the specifications to be met by the goods for which the indication is sought;
• clarifies the scope of rights and obligations arising from the registration of geographical indications.'

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Ukrainian Закон України № 123-IX від 20.09.2019 про внесення змін до деяких законодавчих актів України щодо вдосконалення правової охорони географічних зазначень PDF HTML English Law of Ukraine No. 123-IX of September 20, 2019, on Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine Regarding the Improvement of the Legal Protection of Geographical Indications PDF HTML
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Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 7-93 of January 21, 1993, on State Duty (as amended up to January 1, 2020) (UA200)
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