To protect their brands and/or names legal entities and persons can file trademark applications in Ukraine. There are two routes International (AKA Madrid) and national registration. Most significant features of national registration are accelerated procedure and filing with experienced professional representative providing applicants its recent experience.
B&P IP offers registration trademarks in Ukraine, abroad and under Paris and Madrid Agreement. In Ukraine trademark can be registered in several Nice classes without limitation to number of goods or services. Process of registration consists of following stages:
Analysis of potential trademark choosing among possible variants.
Professional preliminary search to determine registrability of trademarks and risks of infringement third party trademarks.
Full in-depth availability search using the PTO service, register of legal entities, registers of goods and/or services related to specific fields, internet domain name registrations.
Full opinions related to infringement and/or validity issues associated with client trademarks or competitor trademarks.
Assignment of trademark rights to another individual or business entity.
Preparation and filing of trademark applications with Ukrainian PTO.
Prosecution of trademark applications with PTO.
Preparation of agreements related to trademarks, such as trademark license agreements.
Analysis of potential trademark infringement actions by third parties.
Enforcing patent rights through litigation in Court.
One of the main feature that attract foreign applicant to file locally instead globally (Madrid) is possibility of accelerated registration allowing to get trademark certificate in 5-8 months whereas international registration can last up to 3 years.