Protection of Rights to Utility Models
As a subject matter of a utility model may be a structural solution of an apparatus.
A patent of utility model is valid within ten years from the date of filing an application with the Patent Office.
A utility model meets the requirements of patentability if it is novel and is capable of industrial application.
An application for the grant of a patent shall be made out in the Ukrainian language and contain the following:
An application for the grant of a patent of utility model shall undergo the formal examination only whereupon a patent may be granted.
A patent is granted within one month after it has been registered in the State Register.
The rights derived from a patent enter into force from the date of publication of the mention of the grant of a patent in the Official Bulletin.
The grant of a patent shall be opposed in the court.