IP Ukraine Now 2020

29.10.2020 Comments: 0

Traditionally, one of the significant Ukrainian IP events is held in autumn - IP Ukraine Now, organized by the Ukrainian Bar Association. This year it was held in an unusual online format, but it did not lose overall productivity. Leading IP lawyers, judges, representatives of government officials and public organizations...

Algorithms for recordal IP objects in the Customs register

11.12.2019 Comments: 0

Today, within the framework of the School of Intellectual Property, the Legal High School hosted a workshop dedicated to the protection in the World Intellectual Property Organization. Viktoriia Ostapchuk was one of the lecturers and spoke about algorithms for recordal IP objects in the Customs register. It should be mentioned...

IT Law

13.11.2019 Comments: 0

Some people prefer spending weekends outdoors, and others are busy studying and teaching.  This weekend, Victoria Ostapchuk and Anna Kravchuk have devoted their time to teaching a course on IT Law.  This course was arranged by the Law Department of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla  Academy and  “ IT Ukraine”...

International IP Protection of Software

07.11.2019 Comments: 0

What is a computer program in terms of intellectual property?  This is a complex object, including at least a name, an algorithm, a source code and design.  All these objects must be effectively protected. At today's public lecture delivered for members of the EBA Management Development Centre  Виктория Остапчук (Viktoriya Ostapchuk)...

The registration of titles and characters as trademarks – practice overview in Ukraine and the CIS countries

25.09.2019 Comments: 0

Trademark laws in Ukraine and CIS countries contain relative grounds provisions for refusal to register a trademark if it infringes on existing copyright. The regulation model is extremely similar in all countries of the region. It states that no object may be registered as a trademark if it reproduces the...

AIPPI World Congress 2019

24.09.2019 Comments: 0

Last week, AIPPI World Congress 2019 ended in London - an event held annually by the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property. The purpose of the event intersects with the objective of the Association and is to improve and promote the protection of intellectual property, both on both international...

Ukrainian Law Firms 2019. A Handbook for Foreign Clients.

24.07.2019 Comments: 0

Yuridicheskaya Practica Publishing has issued annual market research of the Ukrainian Law Firms 2019. A Handbook for Foreign Clients. Traditionally, the edition includes the rankings of law firms in different practices. For the fifth year, Synergy Agency has been noted in IP and IT / Telecommunications and Media practices. The...

State IP registration fees increased

14.06.2019 Comments: 0

Important news!!! The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, by its Resolution of June 12, 2019, No. 496 significantly increased the size of state fees for registration actions with intellectual property objects in Ukraine. In particular, fees for the registration of trademarks increased by four times. The new fees will begin...

IPF 2019

06.06.2019 Comments: 0

On 5 June 2019 one of the main IP-events in Ukraine took place - IPF Intellectual Property Forum that was organized by the Publishing House “Yuridicheskaya Praktika.” Every year, the IPF event brings together IP-experts from all over Ukraine in order to discuss the problematic issues currently existing in this...

141st INTA Annual Meeting 2019

04.06.2019 Comments: 0

International community of IP experts is an incredibly powerful wave. Each year it turns into a real tsunami concentrating at a single location – INTA (International Trademark Association) Annual Meeting. This year, the tsunami of the 141st Annual Meeting hit Boston, USA, on 18-22 May. More than 11,000 member attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, and media partners made...