Design maintenance in Ukraine

The term of protection for design in Ukraine is 10 years from the filing date. This term can be extended for 5 years. In order to keep a patent in force patent maintenance fees must be made to Ukrainian patent office annually. Official fee for each subsequent year shall be forwarded till the end of this year, but could be extended for 6 month. In this case, the annual fee is increased by 50 %. The patent can be terminated in case of non-payment of the annual fee for maintaining.

The following documents and information are required for maintance:
- number of design patent (design certificate);
- power of attorney;
- payment of Official Fees.

In order to timely maintenance of patent, our experts:
  • monitor and control terms of maintenance;
  • can send you reminder concerning payment term in advance;
  • prepare all required documents.