New Rules came into force in Ukraine regarding customs enforcement of IP rights
Back in November 2019 the Law of Ukraine On Amendments to the Customs Code of Ukraine on Protection of IP Rights came into force and established a number of changes among which: utility models became no longer a subject to protection on the customs border semiconductor layouts were added to the list of the protectable objects the destruction process of the goods was changed the peculiarities of suspension of customs clearance and destruction were established as to the small consignments As of June 30, 2020, the Decrees of the Ministry of ...2020-07-16 more info
IPStyle has proved its expertise once again!
The international guide of IAM Patent 1000 published the results of the leading patent professionals ranking in Ukraine. IPStyle strengthened its position in the Silver League. In addition, the managing partner, patent and trademark attorney, attorney-at-law Mariya Ortynska, and the partner, head of the department of inventions, utility models, and industrial designs Iryna Ortynska are recognized as recommended experts in the field. According to IAM Patent 1000 “Through a potent combination of technical expertise and legal know-how, boutique ...2020-07-08 more info
Mariya Ortynska is a recommended lawyer of the year
Once again, our managing partner, patent attorney and lawyer Mariya Ortynska was noted on the legal horizon. Mariya was included in two ratings at once: Finalist of the nomination “Lawyer of the Year in the Field of Intellectual Property” of the XIV Legal Awards of the Year. Recommended lawyer in the field of intellectual property according to the Best Lawyers in Ukraine. Mariya achieved this result due to the aspiration for excellence, smart planning and purposeful ...2020-06-25 more info
In Ukraine a new Law in the IP field has been adopted – what changes can we expect?
On June 16, 2020, the Law was passed providing the establishment of a National Intellectual Property Office (NIPO). The NIPO is established under the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture and forms with it a two-tier system of IP administration: Ministry – will ensure the formation and implementation of state policy in the IP field; NIPO – will substitute the Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute and will perform public functions for the implementation of state policy in the field (applications prosecution and issuance of ...2020-06-18 more info
IPStyle are the finalists of the Legal Awards of 2020!
During the period from April 29 to May 15, 2020, the nominees were promoted for the “Ukrainian Legal Oscar”, the XIV Legal Awards of the Year. Thanks to the trust of clients, Patent Law Firm IPStyle entered the list of finalists among law firms in the field of intellectual property in Ukraine. Among the announced nominations there are the best lawyers and law firms of the year in the field of corporate law and M&A, taxes, banking and financial law, dispute resolution, criminal law. The leaders of legal consultancy in the field of energy, ...2020-06-17 more info
Online debates at UBA Students’ League Moot on Intellectual Property 4.0
To organize an event for 50+ participants in Zoom and do not go crazy — quite a challenge! UBA Students’ League Moot on Intellectual Property 4.0, co-organized and inspired by IPStyle, exceeded all expectations and showed that despite the quarantine restrictions, IP Law unites incredible people! Until the last moment, we hoped to meet for offline debates but still we had to adapt quickly to the situation in the world. And we have to admit — there was a no less fierce struggle, albeit on the other side of the screens. On May 23-24, 17 teams of ...2020-05-25 more info