On June 16, 2020, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Concerning the Establishment of a National Intellectual Authority " (Bill 252255 of October 10, 2019)
The Ministry of Economy launched the all-Ukrainian database of dangerous non-food products "uvaga.gov.ua", where you can check the safety of products (for example, building materials, children's goods, detergents, medical products, vehicles and spare parts, electrical and electronic equipment) at https: / /uvaga.gov.ua/uk/Main/Category/Category.
In Ukraine, the industrial design is not a fairly popular object, but it should not be underestimated. The appearance of the product plays an important role, because consumers often do not buy the product itself, but the packaging, that is, the appearance of the product. Therefore, it stands and needs to be protected.
In the Economic Court of Dnepropetrovsk region (Case No. 904/3785/19) the plaintiff filed a lawsuit to recover from the defendant a debt in the amount of about 700 000 UAH.
Trademark certificate extension
In Ukrainian and international law, the validity of a trademark is ten years from the date of application.
At the same time, the owner of the trademark may extend the validity of the Certificate every 10 years with a mandatory payment of state fees.
For interest, we compare the amount of the fee in Ukraine and in the EU countries.
Before talking about the protection of the right to a trademark, such a right must be obtained and have documentary evidence of their rights. Such confirmation is a certificate for a mark for goods and services (trademark).
A well-known sign is a sign used in a certain area for a long time and which has become widely known among a certain circle of consumers. On the website of Bliss Law Firm, read about how to make your Well-known trademark where to go and what is the state procedure for obtaining this prestigious status.
In 2 days, advertising in Ukraine will be possible only in the Ukrainian language - the legislator tightens measures to introduce the state language in all spheres of the population’s life.
So, from January 16, 2020, amendments to Art. 6 of the Law of Ukraine "On Advertising", in accordance with which, only the Ukrainian language is recognized as the advertising language.
But do not rush to despair, the Bliss Law Firm has found a solution in this situation too! The way out is very simple - you need to register a trademark!