A barcode is a graphic information applied to the surface, marking or packaging of products, which makes it possible to read it by technical means - a sequence of black and white stripes, or other geometric shapes.
Barcodes are used for accounting transactions during the delivery and sale of goods.
The Law of Ukraine "On Copyright and Related Rights" provides for cases of free use and reproduction of copyright without the consent of the author.
According to the Law of Ukraine "On Copyright and Related Rights", not only copyright but also related rights are subject to legal protection.
Objects of related rights are:
- performance of literary, dramatic, musical, musical-dramatic, choreographic, folklore and other works;
- phonograms, videograms;
- broadcasts (programs) of broadcasting organizations.
One of the objects of copyright is a work of Applied Art.
According to the law of Ukraine, a work of Applied Art is a work of art, including a work of Art Craft, created manually or industrially for use in everyday life or transferred to objects of such use. That is, household items include dishes, dining sets, jewelry, vases, jewelry boxes, caskets, baskets, dolls, toys, and other artistically designed items.
Recently, significant changes were made to the Law of Ukraine "On the Protection of Rights to Inventions and Utility Models". The main purpose of the innovations of the Law is to ensure the fulfillment of Ukraine's obligations in the field of European integration in terms of harmonizing the requirements of the current legislation of Ukraine on the protection of rights to inventions and utility models with EU law.
The owner of the trademark registration certificate, having received it in accordance with the established procedure, has the right to refuse part of the goods or services declared in the certificate.
Control mark - a special mark certifying compliance with copyright and / or related rights and granting the right to distribute copies of audiovisual works, Phonograms, Videograms, computer programs, databases. The control mark is a single-use self-adhesive mark, the outer side of which has special holographic protection.
Distribution on the territory of Ukraine of copies of audiovisual works, Phonograms, Videograms, computer programs and databases, as well as their rental, is allowed only if they are marked with control marks.