Region: Ukraine

“A shared future” – EUIPO head visits Ukraine to strengthen IP integration

In a historic visit, EUIPO executive director João Negrão has led a delegation to Kyiv in a bid to formalise the agency’s commitment to supporting Ukraine’s integration into the EU IP system.

23 October 2023

Live updates: IP offices respond and implement measures in wake of invasion of Ukraine

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces, WTR will regularly update users on the formal responses and measures that national IP offices have announced.

12 September 2023

WIPO and Ukraine pledge cooperation; Fender sues Win-D-Fender; American Airlines dispute – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a cancer support foundation suing Unilever, the UKIPO responding to a public consultation on digital transformation, and much more.

01 August 2023

WIPO resumes ‘.ua’-DRP proceedings

‘.ua’-DRP proceedings have now resumed, with certain adjustments in view of the martial law in force in Ukraine.

20 July 2023

Ukraine again urges closure of WIPO Russia office; Thai Customs apologises for counterfeit auction; USPTO data update – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a Guangdong court ordering a herbal tea maker to pay $44 million for trademark infringement, and much more.

14 July 2023

“Progress is being made everywhere”: WIPO pledges increased focus on gender, youth and IP financing

WIPO senior executive Edward Kwakwa has revealed that the organisation is on a journey to create “a balanced, inclusive system of IP that benefits everyone, everywhere”.

30 June 2023

Amendments strengthening IP rights protection adopted

Importantly for IP rights owners, the law now stipulates that remedies such as removal from circulation and destruction of counterfeit goods must be carried out at the infringer’s expense.

21 June 2023

Ukraine IP office publishes comic book; Amazon and Canon team up; WIPO responds to INTA outer space suggestion – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the USPTO seeking TPAC nominations, US airport officials questioning travellers about fake goods, and much more.

12 May 2023

Ukraine adopts law on GIs for spirit drinks - main points highlighted

Among other things, the new law introduces a definition of ‘spirit drinks’ and sets out the requirements for the registration of a GI.

17 April 2023

Supreme Court upholds Anti-monopoly Committee decision in unfair competition case involving drug manufacturers

In this dispute between rival pharmaceutical companies, the Supreme Court has upheld a decision of the Anti-monopoly Committee imposing a fine on Zdorovye for using confusingly similar packaging.

30 March 2023

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