01 JUL 2013

On June 28, 2013 a meeting of representetives of state authorities, public organisations and patent attorneies took place within the framework of the european WIPO expert of intellectual property Ronald Marchant visit in Ukraine.

Patent Legal Company IPStyle was represented on the meeting by the patent attorney of Ukraine Maria Ortynska.

Mr. Marchant prepared a set of lectures for specialists of legal IP protection state system, representatives of central executive government authority, publicity and MSM. The expert outlined objects of strategy, specifity of its' formulation and arrangements of its' promoting.

«I' ve been working for many years on formulation of IP strategy. On the basis of personal experience, and I have a considerable business practices as a head of Patent Office in Great Britain, I shall notice, that in IP development issues a strategic approach should be — it is a main driving force in this field. Formulating a strategy one should take into account that first of all it must lean on national government strategy, be supported by relevant agreements in IP field, national legislature and remind all risks, etc.», - Ronald Marchant told.

Manager partner of Patent Legal Company IPStyle Maria Ortynska discussed with the expert problems of intellectual piracy in Ukraine: «Really, the problem does exist and to solve it, the lead-up should be fundamentally changed — ukrainians should be informed about a necessity of intellectual property observation and the government should implant programmes of popularization of free software».