February 22, 2016

Ukraine: Ukrpatent operates as ISA and IPEA

Ukrpatent has become the 20th ISA/IPEA in the world, which is competent in carrying out international searches and international preliminary examinations.

The State Enterprise "Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute" (Ukrpatent) now operates as International Searching Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA) under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). The corresponding Agreement between the State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine and the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization was signed on November 27, 2015, and entered into force on February 5, 2016.

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Author: Lynda Miller