Rules for registering a new trademark in Ukraine: nuances that you did not know about. How to register your TM Ukraine, creating a brand UA FINE digital Development Company: AI, Blockchain, IoT, Kyiv, Lviv, Odessa, Dnipro, Vinnitsa, Ukraine

Rules for registering a new trademark in Ukraine: nuances that you did not know about. How to register your TM Ukraine, creating a brand UA FINE digital Development Company: AI, Blockchain, IoT, Kyiv, Lviv, Odessa, Dnipro, Vinnitsa, Ukraine

 

A trademark acts as a kind of advertisement. A novice businessman declares himself with his help and attracts attention, and, therefore, finds his audience.

The process of registering a new TM is:

 

  • protection of the legal interests of the TM creator;
  • prevention of illegal use of TM and its products by a third party;
  • the right to sell and the legal transfer of ownership.

 

Let's look at some examples to understand why you need to register your trademark.

 

  1. Example # 1. Unfair competition. The campaign produces products under an unregistered trademark. There is a competitor on the market that registers a trademark for itself. Having the necessary documents, he will be able to file a lawsuit against the true owner of the trademark;
  2. Example # 2. Intentional or unintentional use of a trademark that is not your property - is prosecuted by law for violating the interests of the copyright holder;
  3. Example No. 3. The company decided to split into several firms, each of which would claim legal ownership of the brand. This problem can be solved through the courts, if the brand was registered to a legal entity.

 

Benefits of a registered brand:

 

  • Use of the trademark in advertising, documents and the Internet;
  • Using franchising;
  • Banning the use of the brand by third parties;
  • Possibility of registering a state domain name.

   

How to register your trademark in Ukraine? Let's consider step by step. Check uniqueness. Before submitting documents, you need to make sure that the TM is unique. You can check it in the Ukrpatent database.

Filing an application. Having all the documents on hand, then we resort to the services of the Institute of Intellectual Property of Ukraine "GPUIIS". The application is drawn up by both an individual and a legal entity. Expert opinion. To register a TM, you need to get the conclusions of two examinations.

 

Examination procedure formalities:

 

  • correctness of filling out the application;
  • availability of a complete package of documents;
  • Correctly executed payment papers;
  • compliance with the declared class, according to the MKTU.

   

Qualification examination - determines the uniqueness of the TM. The result period is 2 months and is sent to the applicant.

If a positive result is obtained, 3 months are given to pay all fees and other state services for the issuance of a certificate, its publication in the bulletin.

Together with the publication, all information about the new trademark is entered into the unified state register - this, in fact, is the procedure for registering a trademark.

The State Intellectual Property Service hands you a certificate, and it is valid for 10 years from the date of application.

Let's summarize. If the campaign produces any products or provides services, then you need to protect the right to the brand and defend its interests. All this can be done independently, but for this you need to seriously prepare, study the legislative and legal framework. It is much easier to contact experienced specialists and register through the FINE agency in Development Company: AI, Blockchain, IoT, Kyiv, Lviv, Odessa, Dnipro, Vinnitsa, Ukraine!

We will go through all the steps on our own, create a unique trademark, choose a corporate identity, draw up a slogan, and organize effective advertising! Trust the professionals.