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Client: online store rozetka.ua

Essence: trademark rights protection

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Alisa Krasnobayeva

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The protection of the customer’s rights – the online store rozetka.ua – on a registered trademark  «» and copyright in the pre-trial order. Violation of rights consisted of the use of a term…

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Vladislav Chechetkin

rozetka.ua

Our online store is leading on the market of Ukraine. Aiming at protection of our intellectual property rights, we applied to the Patent Law Agency “Synergy” few years ago, and have been successfully cooperating for about 4 years.

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Client: “Privatinvest” LLC

Essence: Trademark registration

Specialists: Victoriia Ostapchuk, Victoriia Germasheva

Result: Successful negotiation on preliminary refusal in trademark registration

About the project

Representation of the Customer’s (national chain of “Brain. Smart Purchasing Stores” and “Brain.com.ua” online store specializing in wholesale and retail of computers, electronics, peripheral equipment and software) interests before the Patent Office of Ukraine regarding the Trademark registration.

The Office issued a preliminary refusal to register the Client’s trademarks «»

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Client: “Karpaty” Hotel and Resort Centre” LLC

Essence: Trademark registration

Specialists: Victoriia Ostapchuk, Victoriia Germasheva

Result: Successful negotiation on preliminary refusal in trademark registration

About the project

Representation of the Customer’s (one of the largest Truskavets referral hospitals, operating since 1993) interests before the Patent Office of Ukraine regarding the Trademark registration.

The Office issued a preliminary refusal to register the Customer’s trademark «»arguing that a similar word signs «»

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Client: “Green” LLC

Essence: Trademark registration

Specialists: Victoriia Ostapchuk, Victoriia Germasheva

Result: Successful negotiation on preliminary refusal in trademark registration

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Representation of the Client’s (a large international industrial manufacturer of automotive and household chemicals, as well as cleaning equipment) interests before the Patent Office of Ukraine and the Appeal Chamber of the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine regarding the Trademark registration.

The Office issued a preliminary refusal to register the Customer’s trademark «» arguing that a similar word sign «» has previously been registered in Ukraine (Certificate № 132316 of December 10, 2010) in the name of “KARNADA” LLC.

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Client: IN FOOD LLC

Essence: Trademark registration

Specialists: Victoria Ostapchuk, Mikhail Lyashenko

Result: Successful overcoming of the provisional refusal to register the mark

About the project

Representation of the Client’s (agricultural enterprise) interests before the Patent Office of Ukraine regarding the Trademark registration.  The Office issued a preliminary refusal to register the Client’s trademark   arguing that it could mislead the consumer. The agency’s experts set out a well-reasoned position on the Client’s mark, which is based on the following points:

1. Evidence has been provided to demonstrate that the list of goods claimed under the mark for goods and services does not contradict the legislative concept of “fodder” specified in the Law of Ukraine “On Veterinary Medicine”, and, accordingly, the consumer cannot be misled when goods are released under the corresponding trademark.

2. The national and international standards as well as legal norms related to the regulation of

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Client: Shcherbachev Mikhail Rodionovich

Essence: Trademark registration

Specialists: Victoria Ostapchuk, Mikhail Lyashenko

Result: Successful overcoming of the provisional refusal to register the mark

About the project

Representation of the interests of the Client (one of the largest SEO-companies on the market of Ukraine) before the Patent Office of Ukraine regarding registration of a trademark. The Patent Office took a decision on provisional refusal of registration of our Client’s mark «» on the ground of similarity with a combination mark «» that was earlier registered in Ukraine (international registration № 1410875 as of 11.04.2018) in the name of SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD…

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Client: LLC “Alfakom”

Essence: Trademark registration

Specialists: Victoria Ostapchuk, Mikhail Lyashenko

Result: Successful overcoming of the provisional refusal to register the mark

About the project

Representation of the interests of the Client (Information Agency) before the Patent Office of Ukraine regarding registration of a trademark. The Patent Office took a decision on provisional refusal of registration of our Client’s mark «» on the ground of similarity with a combination mark «» that was earlier registered in Ukraine (certificate of Ukraine № 127313 as of 25.08.2010) in the name of LLC «Western Informational Corporation».

The associates of our Agency prepared a reasoned and grounded response to the refusal of the Patent Office based on the following:

— substantial phonetic and graphical distinctiveness of marks

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Client: Roman Chetverikov

Essence: Trademark registration

Specialists: Victoria Ostapchuk, Mikhail Lyashenko

Result: Successful overcoming of the provisional refusal to register the mark

About the project

Representation of the interests of the Client (network of shops of tourist equipment) before the Patent Office of Ukraine regarding registration of a trademark. The Patent Office took a decision on provisional refusal of registration of our Client’s mark «» on the ground of similarity with a combination mark «» that was earlier registered in Ukraine (certificate of Ukraine № 142916 as of 10.08.2011)…

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Client: Individual Zapara Vladimir Vladimirovich, founder of the company Limited Liability Company “DarVin Ukraine”

Essence: Trademark registration

Specialists: Victoria Ostapchuk, Victoria Germasheva

Result: Successful overcoming of the provisional refusal to register the mark

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Hayabusa Company is the leading world manufacturer of sportswear and sports equipment for ММА, Jujitsu and other martial arts. The rights of Hayabusa Company have been violated by offline and online shops illegally selling counterfeited products that were visually similar to original product.
Due to the winning strategy of protection successfully chosen by the Associates of our Agency, about 40 Internet shops stopped their illegal operations, in particular:
1. Sale of counterfeited products…

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Client: Panmed

Essence: Trademark protection

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Nataliia Stukan

About the project

Protection of the client’s rights to the Panmed trademark in the Internet in a pre-trial order. Gathering evidence, preparing a claim to the offender and complaints to trading platforms, negotiating with the violator.

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Client: Forum Group Ukraine LLC

Essence: Tax consulting

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Anastasiia Radomska

About the project

Consulting and development of a legal opinion on the taxation of operations with intellectual property for the business management on leasing offices in business centers LLC Forum Group Ukraine.

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Client: SHERP

Essence: Tax consulting

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Dmitriy Koroza

About the project

Consulting, structuring cross-border transactions with intellectual property, preparation of legal opinions on the issues of taxation of such transactions in Ukraine and other countries for the project SHERP (manufacturer of the all-terrain vehicles).

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Client: Konica Minolta Ukraine

Essence: Tax consulting

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Dmitriy Koroza

About the project

Consulting and preparation of a memorandum on taxation of operations with software, making changes to software distribution agreements for the “Konica Minolta Ukraine”.

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Client: FDI “Toyota-Ukraine”

Essence: Tax consulting

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Dmitriy Koroza

About the project

Consulting and preparation of a memorandum on taxation of operations with software of FDI “Toyota-Ukraine”.

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Client: Innover Ukraine LLC

Essence: Consulting anddevelopment of the agreement on operations with software

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Dmitriy Koroza

About the project

Consulting and preparation of a memorandum on taxation of operations with software, updates, subscriptions and cloud solutions, development of an agency agreement for the distribution of software with client’s partners.

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Client: Bitrix24

Essence: development of a contractual and tax model for software distribution, development of a software license agreement, preparation of requests for individual tax consultations.

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Anastasiia Radomska

About the project

The specialists of “Synergy” regularly provides advice in the field of taxation of transactions with the software and available contractual and tax models of distribution of the software as an online service. There were developed a legal opinion on the taxation of operations with software , and a package of contracts in the field of disposal of intellectual property rights for the implementation of the selected contractual model.

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Client: FAVORITSPORT

Essence: Trademark prosecution.

Specialists: Managing Partner Viktoriia Ostapchuk, Associate Yuliia Matsiuk.

About the project

Representation of the client’s interests in the Ukrainian IP Office regarding the TM “FAVORITSPORT.COM.UA” registration. Obtaining permission of the State Intellectual Property Agency to use the Country Code “UA” in the trademark.

As a result, the trademark was successfully registered.

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Client: VIVO HEALTHWAY, LLC.

Essence: Trademark enforcement.

Specialists: Partner Anna Kravchuk, Associate Anastasiia Zaitseva.

About the project

Successful protection of the client’s trademark “VIVO” from unauthorized use by competitors in advertising posted through Google AdWords.

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Client: Promodo (network of advertising agencies)

Essence: Trademark prosecution.

Specialists: Managing Partner Viktoriia Ostapchuk, Associate Yuliia Matsiuk.

About the project

Representation of interests of our clients in the IP Office of the Russian Federation regarding TM  registration, preparation of a response to Notification of Provisional Refusal on the ground of similarity with previously registered trademarks.

The lawyers of our Agency have effectively developed the strategy on legal defense and conclusion of the agreement on coexistence, as well as of market-sharing agreement with the owners of opposed mark. After appeal proceedings the examining body of the IP Office of the Russian Federation has made a favorable decision and, as a result, the trademark of our client was successfully registered.

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Client: Ukraine Basketball Federation.

Essence: Trademark prosecution.

Specialists: Managing Partner Viktoriia Ostapchuk, Associate Anastasiia Zaitseva.

About the project

Representation of the client’s interests in the Ukrainian IP Office regarding the TM   registration. Obtaining permission of the State Intellectual Property Agency to use the word “Ukraine” in the TM.

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Client: Developer of computer games and strategies.

Essence: framing of a co-working agreement and an agreement on production of a computer game

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Anastasiia Radomska

About the project

The lawyers of Patent Law Agency “Synergy” have conducted a legal and tax analysis of a deal structuring between non-resident company and the Ukrainian programmers on production of a computer game, and have developed the drafts of an agreement on rendering co-working services as well as of agreements with programmers.

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Client: Software Distributor

Essence: The development of a contractual and tax model of software distribution

Specialists: Viktoriia Ostapchuk, Anastasiia Radomska

About the project

Specialists of the Agency “Synergy” prepared a legal opinion, which analysed the tax consequences of various contractual models of software distribution in the form of an online service. At the time of drafting a legal opinion, the taxation of distributing online services was not regulated by law.

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Client: Anzhela Yastreb-Rudenko

Essence: protection against unfair competition

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Daria Skopiuk, Anastasiia Radomska

About the project

The agency’s lawyers developed a rights protection strategy for the customer, Anzhela Yastreb-Rudenko, a well-known coach in Ukraine, against unfair competition, which appeared in using the customer’s name on the competitor’s website without her consent and posting misleading information on the website. The dispute was settled out of court by sending a valid claim to the offender, which resulted in the removal of disputable information from the website.

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Synergy Agency’s lawyers are handy professionals! They can both register a trademark and draw up an agreement, and helped me to protect my rights within a short time. Whenever I apply to Synergy Agency, I always take helpful advice and simply find pleasure in communicating with girls!

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Client: SEC Trading House LLC, s-p.zone website

Essence: pre-court copyright protection

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Anastasiia Radomska

About the project

The development of a letter demanding the pre-trial suspension of copyright infringement in relation to a source code and s-p.zone website design in the Internet. In order to record a violation, an expert investigation has been conducted in the field of telecommunication systems. As a result of the submitted claim, offenders voluntarily removed the website, which contained copyright violations. Pre-court amicable dispute settlement allowed the customer to avoid expenses for court proceedings.

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Director of SEC Trading House LLC

We applied to Synergy Agency for assistance in copyright protection against unscrupulous competitors. With the help of the agency’s lawyers, we forced the offenders to remove the website, which violated our company’s intellectual property rights, from the Internet and enhanced the protection of our intellectual assets. We thank Synergy Agency for recommendations!

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Client: The international telecommunications backbone operator

Essence: preparation of a complaint for a tax notice-decision and representation of the Client’s interests in the GFS.

Specialists: Viktoriia Ostapchuk, Anna Kravchuk, Anastasiia Radomska

About the project

As a result of preparing a reasoned position and appealing a tax notice-decision related to payments for the use of software, the rights of the client was protected in an administrative procedure, and the tax notice-decision was canceled.

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Client: Natural person Volodymyr Zapara, the founder of “DarWin Ukraine” LLC

Essence: Trademark registration

Specialists: Victoriia Ostapchuk, Victoriia Germasheva

Result: Successful negotiation on preliminary refusal in trademark registration

About the project

Representation of the Customer’s (a famous manufacturer of metal framed vinyl windows, doors and structures) interests before the Patent Office of Ukraine regarding the Trademark registration.

The Office issued a preliminary refusal to register the Customer’s trademark «» arguing that a similar word

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AniArt

Client: AniArt

Essence: execution of contractual model on creation of website

Specialists: Viktoriya Ostapchuk, Alisa Krasnobayeva

About the project

Development and execution of the contractual model on creating of a website online store between the client – developer of high-tech Internet projects in the field of e-commerce and corporate portals, – and nonresident customer, considering the optimal taxation conditions for both parties. The support of negotiations on model implementation with a customer.

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The “AniArt” company team

While executing the relations concerning the development of the website with nonresident customer it became necessary to attract qualified professionals in connection with the nuances of taxation. We contacted the “Synergy” agency and did not regret it since we were very satisfied with the cooperation. The agency experts helped us to develop, agree with the client and reflect convenient and beneficial conditions in the agreement. The “AniArt” company is grateful to the agency for the work done!

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Кнайпа PRO груп

Client: Knaipa Pro Group

Essence: development and execution of a model agreement for software distribution

Specialists: Viktoriia Ostapchuk, Alisa Boiko

About the project

The development of a model agreement between a non-resident copyright holder, customer, dealers and customer’s partners in relation to business process management software distribution by delivering it to the territory of Ukraine with due regard for optimal terms of taxation. Assistance in negotiations with a non-resident copyright holder, related to licensing conditions for the suggested model implementation. Support for implementation of the model agreement.

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Oleg Rogoza, director of Knaipa Pro Group LLC

When working with customers, Knaipa Pro Group’s team seeks, first of all, an individual approach to each of them, trying to consider and implement all their requests. When we were working with Synergy Agency, we took a role of customers and were pleased to feel the same attitude we are trying to treat our customers with. The agency’s specialists showed high professional competence in resolving assigned tasks, efficiency in finding answers and ways of their implementation. It is nice to work with a fascinating and highly professional team of enthusiastic individuals. It is good to know you are always welcome in the agency and they will make every effort to assist you with any issue – from a little advice to global solutions.

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HUTSUL ART

Client: Hutsul Art

Essence: development of agreements

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Alina Berestovska, Olga Kreshenko

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Full legal protection of the musical project: from trademark registration to the development of agreements on the creation and transfer of rights to musical works, performances and soundtrack.

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Mihail Baluh, director of “Hutsul Art”

We are very grateful to the agency “Synergy” for assistance in registering the trademark “Hutsul Planet” and a full-scale protection of rights to musical works. To work with professionals of the agency is always a pleasure – we got operative sophisticated answers to all our questions. All documents have been developed relatively to our wishes, competently and professionally.

We wish to the agency further success and thank you for the productive work!

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FBE school

Client: Financial Business English School

Essence: protection of copyright

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Alisa Boyko

About the project

Filing a claim regarding infringement of copyright of the lecture program of financial English language by posting video of lectures in the Internet. As a result, offenders admitted their guilt and remedied violations on a voluntary basis. Peaceful settlement of the complaint procedure allowed Parties to avoid the additional time and expense.

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Pererva Elena, Director of “Financial Business English School”

Financial Business English School (FBE School) specializes in teaching financial English language based on different programs, the task is to educate fluent professional communication on finance topics. As our programs are copyright, we do our best to protect our intellectual property rights on them and prevent any violations thereof.

Lawyers of agency “Synergy” provided great support in the protection of the rights of lectures on financial English language that were taught in the form of webinars. We found out that the videos of our webinars were posted and shared in the Internet without our permission.

Specialists of the agency developed a claim of infringe copyright in the lecture course of the financial English language, which was sent to violators. This helped us to resolve the situation with the offenders very quick, they admitted their guilt.

I want to express my gratitude to the agency “Synergy” for the support and quick and qualified solution of this dispute.

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Куда угодно

Client: KUDA UGODNO

Essence: legal support

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Alisa Boyko

About the project

Legal support of Kuda Ugodno Travel Company. The franchising model on working with travel agents was developed for the client, which is being actively implemented today. The company provides a full package of services to the client on any legal issues, ranging from corporate rights and tax considerations to establishing contractual relationships with partners and contractors.

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YuriyBiryukov, Development Director of Travel Company “Kuda Ugodno”

We have been cooperating with Synergy for a long time. We do not have in-house lawyers, and we trust them to solve any issues. And I can say that we have never regretted that decision. In any situation, even the most unforeseen, they rendered, and hopefully will be rendering further, various assistance – ranging from the issues on enterprise registration and cooperation with franchising offices to consulting on various legal and taxation issues. We are very pleased that the company always shows interest in our success and never leaves us alone in challenging situations. Any issues are always solved in a timely and effective manner. I always know that I can count on their support.

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ОЛЕГ БАЖЕНОВ

Client: Oleg Bazhenov

Essence: CardKit mobile application

Specialists: Viktoriya Ostapchuk, Alisa Boyko

About the project

Legal arrangements for the Cardkit project – a mobile application allowing users to keep all discount cards in electronic form in a mobile device. Contractual relationships were established between the client and entrepreneurs-partners, providing card-based promotional offers and discounts. Also, professional advice was given, and corresponding documents on security and legal management of application users’ personal data were developed.

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Oleg Bazhenov, CardKit mobile application

CardKit is an innovative application, allowing you to save money while purchasing goods and services, as well as to save space in your wallet. While developing this application, it was essential to protect intellectual property before its release. I applied to patent attorneys of the agency “Synergy” and have never regretted that, as I was offered a full range of services, including development of an agreement with designers and programmers, registration of copyright, trademark and utility models. Applying to this agency, you can be sure that you will find an answer to any question, connected with but not limited to intellectual property.

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IQ taxi

Client: «IQ taxi»

Essence: legal startup support

Specialists: Anna Kravchuk, Alina Berestovskaya

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Legal support of IQ Taxi startup – a mobile application for calling a taxi by a mobile phone without contacting an operator. A legal opinion was made for the client concerning legal regulation of the project system functioning; contractual relationships were established with taxi drivers; terms of use were developed for customers.

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 «IQ taxi»

For us, as a startup project, it was essential to arrange work wisely and legally correct, so that nothing was neglected and service was reliable in operation. The agency “Synergy” helped us greatly with that. First of all, lawyers engaged into specific features of service functioning and studied system’s general principles in detail. We were offered a legal opinion, including the solution of issues on selecting types of economic activity, tax mitigation, possible communication models with taxi drivers. In accordance with the work conducted, intellectual property items were revealed and registered, and required agreements were developed. Cooperation with lawyers of the agency “Synergy” has left only positive impression. We hope that reliable legal foundation will contribute to prosperity of our project.

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1с-битрикс

Client: 1С-Bitrix

Essence: establishment of contractual relationships on distribution of software products

Specialists: Vikrotiya Ostapchuk, Anna Kravchuk, Alisa Boyko

About the project

Consulting and legal arrangements for contractual relationships between the Russian office and the Ukrainian office of one of the leading developers of web-projects and enterprise portals management systems – 1C-Bitrix Company. The aspects of contractual relationships — licensing of software products for further distribution within the territory of Ukraine; interaction and cooperation with programmers. In terms of taxation and IT business practices, the optimal conditions were reflected in contractual work models.

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Dmitriy Suslov, Director of the Ukrainian office of 1-C Bitrix Company

Convenient and legal work models have always been a priority for 1C-Bitrix Company. It is very difficult to achieve that in the IT field. But lawyers of the agency “Synergy” managed to help us with finding optimal models for software licensing and supply agreements. In the process of development of required documents, lawyers considered both specific features of our activities and prevailing market practices, as well as taxation policy in the IT field. It is unlikely any other company would help us better with solving such difficult tasks than Synergy.

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zakaz.ua

Client: «zakaz.ua»

Essence: invalidation of the certificate of Zakaz trademark

Specialists: Vikrotiya Ostapchuk, Anna Kravchuk

About the project

Representation of zakaz.ua – an official partner of famous supermarket chains on home and office delivery of goods, widely known in Kiev, in a litigation case concerning invalidation of the certificate of Zakaz trademark in relation to distribution and advertising services. The trademark certificate, infringing the rights of our client, was held partially invalid by the court on the basis that the trademark denotes advertising and distribution services and those related to them.

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Yegor Anchishkin, Founder of Zakaz.ua Company

We have repeatedly requested assistance of the Patent Law Agency “Synergy” concerning the company’s legal protection. Lawyers of the agency are very experienced specialists and know their business. They advised what services for and in what way it is better to register a trademark, held legal proceedings on our behalf, developed a public offer agreement for our service on delivery of goods from the leading supermarkets. All tasks were accomplished timely, successfully and with the result expected.

We can easily recommend the agency “Synergy” as a trusted and reliable partner.

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