Region: Ukraine

New law introduces TSG protection and changes concerning GI protection

A new provision ensures that contested joint cross-border GI applications will benefit from a thorough evaluation.

23 November 2022

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.

09 November 2022

INTA trademark filing in Ukraine; Toys ‘R’ Us brand returns; UKIPO and WIPO collaborate – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Redbubble receiving the biggest fine to date over Hells Angels infringement, INTA strengthening its EU stakeholder position, and much more.

19 July 2022

WIPO temporarily suspends ‘.ua’-DRP proceedings

The ‘.ua’-DRP administrative proceedings will resume once the martial law regime is lifted in Ukraine.

13 May 2022

IP deadlines under Ukraine’s Martial Law - what you need to know

Until recently, it was not clear how IP deadlines were affected by the martial law in Ukraine. This uncertainty was finally resolved with the adoption of Law 2174-IX, which entered into force on 13 April 2022.

26 April 2022

Deadlines in IP matters before the Ukrainian IPO: important update

It is currently unclear how missing a deadline before the Ukrainian IPO will be treated while martial law is in effect. This update highlights some key points for trademark owners and practitioners.

13 April 2022

Action for Ukraine: how one IP attorney is helping those in need

We spoke to a Brussels-based trademark lawyer on a personal mission to help those affected by the Russian invasion.

24 March 2022

Ukrainian Snake Island soldier seeks trademark for iconic phrase, as major brand challenges grow in Russia

WTR can reveal that a Ukrainian border guard who refused to surrender to a Russian warship has filed an EU trademark application for the phrase that went viral during their stand-off.

17 March 2022

Microsoft urged to suspend Russia operations; WIPO launches Madrid survey; most tattooed brands – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Hyundai and Three breaking off Chelsea FC sponsorship deals, the AAFA announcing its board of directors leadership, and much more.

15 March 2022

INTA urges Ukrainian refugee support; USPTO expungement update; new medication authentication – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at digital rights groups stressing SHOP SAFE concerns, the Pakistan IP Office and WIPO pledging cooperation, and much more.

11 March 2022

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