INDICATIONS OF ORIGIN OF GOODS
We have experience in registration of indications of origin of goods in Ukraine as well as directly in any country of the world.
In our practice, we cooperate with patent attorneys in more than 20 countries.
OUR COMPANY PROVIDES FULL RANGE SERVICES OF REGISTRATION AND PROTECTION OF INDICATIONS, namely:
- Filing for registration,
- Office actions with the State Patent Office,
- Protecting the rights before the Appeals Chamber,
- Obtaining the Certificate,
- Renewal of the Certificate,
- Monitoring of client's rights infringement,
- Protect the clients rights before any court authority.
BRIEFLY ABOUT INDICATIONS OF ORIGIN OF GOODS
Relations associated with obtaining and implementation of rights for indications of origin of goods in Ukraine are regulated by the Law of Ukraine "On Protection of Rights to Indications of Origin of Goods" (hereinafter - the Law) and international law.
Can be registered
- appellation of origin of goods,
- geographical indication of origin of goods.
The right to use a geographical indication is certified by the Certificate.
The validity of the Certificate is 10 years from the filing date and is to be renewed every 10 years by the owner's request.
Have the right to register geographical indication:
- a person or a group of persons that in the claimed geographical place manufacture goods,
- the consumer associations,
- the institutions being directly related to production or investigation of relevant products, articles, technological processes or geographical places.
The rights arising from the Certificate shall take effect from the filing date.
The scope of the legal protection is determined by characteristics of the goods and the boundaries of a geographical place.
THE OWNER OF THE REGISTERED INDICATION HAS THE RIGHT TO:
- Use a geographical indication,
- Prevent others from using it without the consent of the registered indication,
- Require to stop the violation of his rights.