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Ukraine

  • International Country Code:

    UA
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +02:00
  • Currency:

    Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)

Industrial design registration in Ukraine

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  • Design fees

Fees associated with filing industrial design application in Ukraine as well as other design fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Minimum of filing documents

- request to register an industrial design in Ukraine;
- information about the applicant(s);
- description of the design;
- drawings.

  • Term for filing industrial design application in Ukraine

The deadline for filing an industrial design application claiming priority is six months from the date of priority. The restoration of this term is not possible.

  • Multiple design application

It is possible to request registration of several designs (multiple application) if the designs concern the same object or may be identified as a kit of goods and have a single design concept. An additional fee must be paid for each additional design included in the application.

  • Power of attorney

The Power of Attorney may be provided simultaneously or within two months from filing the design application in Ukraine. The legalisation or notarization is not required.

  • Priority document

For claiming priority it is necessary to provide the certified copy of the priority document within three months from filing the application.

  • Examination of a design application in Ukraine

Industrial design application in Ukraine is examined according to the formal requirements only.

  • Novelty grace period

Disclosure of the information about the industrial design within 12 months before filing the application or priority date, if it is claimed, does not disprove the novelty of the industrial design according to the Ukrainian legislation, in case the disclosure is made by the designer or person who directly or indirectly received this information from the designer.

  • Grant and maintenance

The applicant must pay the publication and issuance fees as well as the first post-grant annuities within three months from the date of receipt of the Decision to grant a patent. This term is extendable for six additional months by paying an extra fee. Validity term of design in Ukraine is five years from the filing date and may be extended upon request of the patent holder but not longer than for 25 years.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

It is required for foreigners to perform industrial design prosecution in Ukraine through an agent, a registered Ukrainian patent attorney.

  •  Note

Online Search Databases: Ukrainian Industrial Designs, International Designs.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 04.03.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Ukrainian IP Laws

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