Ukraine

  • International Country Code:

    UA
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +02:00
  • Currency:

    Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)

Trademark in Ukraine

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  • Trademark fees

Fees associated with filing trademark applications in Ukraine as well as other trademark fees, are available in the fee calculator.

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Ukraine.

  • Filing requirements in Ukraine

The official language of the proceedings before the Ukrainian Trademark Office is Ukrainian. In case the application is filed in any other language, the Ukrainian translation should be submitted within 2 months from filing.

For obtainment of the date of filing a trademark application in Ukraine must contain:
- request to register a trademark in Ukraine;
- information about the applicant(s);
- representation of the trademark;
- list of goods and/or services.

A certified copy of the Priority Document must be provided within 3 months from filing the application. In case the Priority Document is in the language other than Ukrainian, its translation should be filed either upon filing of the Priority Document or in response to the Office Action during the term specified therein.

Legalisation or notarisation of a Power of Attorney is not required. It may be provided simultaneously with filing the application or within 2 months from the filing date.

  • Examination, publication and opposition of a trademark application in Ukraine

Trademark applications in Ukraine are subject to formal and substantive examination. Once a trademark application successfully passed the formal examination it is published in the Official Bulletin. Opposition can be filed within 3 months from the date of publication of the application.

  • Grant, validity term and trademark renewal

Grant and publication fees must be paid within 3 months from the date of issuance of the grant decision. The validity term of the trademark in Ukraine is 10 years from the filing date and may be renewed for further 10-year periods an unlimited number of times. An application for renewal must be filed within 6 months before the expiration of the registration. The trademark may also be renewed within 6 months after the due date by paying the surcharge. Reinstatement of a lapsed trademark is not possible.

  • Duration of registration procedure

In case the prosecution process goes smoothly, it takes an average of 1,5-2 years to obtain a trademark registration in Ukraine.

  • Use requirement

If a trademark has not been used within five consecutive years after registration date or any later date, it may be cancelled upon the court decision taken in case of satisfaction of the third party's lawsuit. The lawsuit can be filed not earlier than 5 years after the registration date of the disputed trademark.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

For foreign applicants residing outside Ukraine, it is obligatory to perform the trademark prosecution in Ukraine through an agent, a registered Ukrainian trademark attorney.

  •  Notes

1. Online Search Databases: Ukrainian Trademarks, International Trademarks.
2. A response to the provisional refusal of an international trademark registration in Ukraine should be filed within 3 months from the date of the provisional refusal. This term may be extended for/reinstated within 3 or 6 months. The language of the response is Ukrainian. For foreign applicants, it is necessary to appoint a local representative for filing of the response.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 19.05.2022
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Ukrainian IP Laws

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