Protection of Rights to Trade and Service Marks
A trademark is any sign, capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one manufacturer from those of other manufacturers, including:
A certificate shall be valid within ten years. The registration of a trademark shall be renewable indefinitely for a term of no more than ten years.
An application shall be made out in the Ukrainian language and shall include:
A substantive examination is conducted by the Patent Office without a request of an applicant.
A certificate is granted within one month after a trademark has been registered in the State Register.
The rights derived from the registration of a trademark enter into force from the date of filing an application. The practical use of the rights derived from the registration of a trademark is possible from the date of registration of a trademark.
The rights to a trademark loose their effect:
The rights to a trademark may be declared null in full or in part in the case when:
A registration of a trademark may be declared null by the court only
Disputes relating to the infringement of rights to a registered trade mark shall be heard by courts pursuant to the provisions of the present law, as well as the legislation of the Ukraine on unfair competition