09 JUN 2016
On June 7, 2016 the seminar of Ukrainian Bar Association on Software Patenting was heldOn June 7, 2016 the seminar of Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) took place. It was organized jointly by Committee on IP Law and Committee on IT, Telecom & Internet Law of the Association. IPStyle lawyers as well as other UBA members and Ukrainian IP specialists participated.
The main topic of the discussion was protection of IP rights to software in Ukraine. Copyright or Patent may ensure better protection for IT technologies? How to provide the most effective protection for such technologies? - the questions arised.
Being among the speakers of the event, IPStyle Director Mariya Ortynska spoke in support of patenting. "Registration of copyright to computer program is the most obvious and easiest way, but is not always efficient in case of infringement", - Mariya pointed. In general, the participants came to mutual decision, that the topic should be developed, and Ukrainian patent legislation requires enhanecement concerning patents in IT sphere.