Patenting of invention(utility model) in Ukraine

If you want to protect your technical solution, you are able to grant patent for invention or utility model. In Ukraine device, system, method, and new use of a known product or process can be patented as invention (utility model).
There are two options of filing application for patent:
  • filing an direct application in Ukrainian Patent Office. Also you are able to claim priority under the Paris Convention. This option is possible within 12 months from the national application. Pay attention, during 3 months you will need to provide a certified copy of the priority application.
  • entering into the national phase of PCT within 31 month. During this period translation of all application should be provided. This term could be extended for 2 months.

  • The applicant may be a legal entity or individual. If the patent holder will be the individual who is also the inventor the payment of office fees are reduced by 95%.

    We provide you with full patenting service:
    - our technical experts will help you to draft patent, including description and claims;
    - we provide translating of patents and patent-related text;
    - our specialists will help you with filing of patent application;
    - we accompany you with IP and legal support during formal and substantive examination;
    - we are monitoring publication and registration process.

    The following documents and information are required for granting patent:
  • name and address of inventor;
  • name and address of applicant (if applicant is not inventor);
  • description of invention or utility model;
  • claim of invention or utility model;
  • drawing (if it is necessary for explanation of invention or utility model).
  • Note: to obtain patent for utility model, it should be novel and industrially applicable. To obtain patent for an invention it should not only be novel and industrially applicable, but must also have an inventive step.

    Terms The approximate time of obtaining patent for utility model 7 - 9 months, for invention is 1 to 2 years.
    The term of protection for utility model is 10 years from the filing date, for invention - 20 years from the filing date.
    Our company provides services on patenting in Russian Federation, in Belarus, in Kazakhstan. We can assist you in obtaining Eurasian patent as well.
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