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Increase of official fees in Ukraine

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On July 19, the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of July 12 on increasing official fees for actions related to the protection of intellectual property rights came into force in Ukraine.

The official fees for patents of invention and design increased two times, for utility models three times. Maintenance of patents has also become more expensive. For example, before the official fee for maintaining the validity of a patent began at 300 UAH and reached a maximum of 3 800 UAH after fifteen years, while now the minimum annuity fee amounts to 600 UAH (the first and the second year). Starting from the 21st and ending with the 25th year, the annuity fee is 30 400 UAH.

The increase of the official fee for registration of trademarks is four times. The same amount is payable for each additional class. However, in case of electronic filing of an application the discount of 20% shall be applied.

For more information and new schedule of charges for trademark, design and patent matters please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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