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ONLINE IS DAMAGING
Large and small brands have long been faced with the problem of counterfeiting and dumping on well-known online platforms - in e-commerce stores. Large multinationals dealing with online retail open...
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Taxation of cloud-based services
The share of cloud computing on the global market of information technologies is rapidly growing. Today, we perform more and more tasks, which we entrusted only to our home PCs...
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Specific features of cancelation of the registered trademarks on the ground of non-use in some CIS countries
Author: Anna Kravchuk
The number of registered trademarks in each country is constantly growing. As of 1 September 2018 the State Register of Certificates for Marks for Goods and Services of Ukraine contains...
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CHALLENGING ASPECTS OF THE LEGAL PROTECTION OF NON-TRADITIONAL TRADEMARKS: “SHAPE TRADEMARKS”
Author: Anastasia Zaitseva
Classic trademarks consist of word or graphic elements, or their two-dimensional combinations. Naturally, they are targeted at one human sense only. Such trademarks can only be perceived by sight. Sight...
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REALISTIC REPRESENTATION OF A PRODUCT: GROUNDS FOR REFUSAL OF TRADEMARK REGISTRATION – UKRAINE VS EUROPEAN UNION
Author: Yuliia Matsiuk
The distinctive character is one of the universally accepted criteria for registration of a sign as a trademark. This criterion is derived from the main function of a trademark, i.e....
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PROTECTION OF OFFICIAL NAMES OF STATES AND PREVENTION OF THEIR REGISTRATION AND USE AS TRADEMARKS
Author: Olga Kreshchenko
Protection of the official names of States and prevention of their registration and use as trademarks have been the focus of attention of the Standing Committee on the Law of...
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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COURT ESTABLISHED IN UKRAINE
Author: Anastasiia Radomska
On June 03, 2016, the Parliament of Ukraine adopted a law on reforming the judicial system of Ukraine. Currently, the law is awaiting the President’s signature. The reform provides for...
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Re-Classification According to New EU Trade Mark Regulation
Author: Yuliia Matsiuk
The new European Community Trade Mark Regulation, as approved by Regulation (EU) 2015/2424 of the European Parliament, entered into force on March 23, 2016. Among other amendments, the provisions of...
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