PPH procedures for Russian and Eurasian patent applications

In simple terms, Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) are bilateral or multilateral programs which allow: – Patent Offices throughout the world to not double the efforts for examining the same technical decision under patent applications in different jurisdictions; – applicants to save their time and, in most cases, save their budget as well. Russian Patent Office (Rospatent) and Eurasian ... more info


Eurasian Patent Organization in figures

Eurasian Patent Convention was signed on September 9, 1994, by 11 countries, namely: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine. And has entered into force on August 12, 1995. However, the Convention has not been ratified by Georgia and Ukraine and on April 11, 2011, was denounced by Moldova. Currently, there are 8 EAPO member ... more info


Eurasian patent from filing to granting

Under Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) applicants are provided with the possibility to file a single application which will be resulted in patent valid in up to 8 jurisdictions at a time, namely: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. How it works in general At the filing, an applicant submits only one application for the invention with EAPO. ... more info


Novelty as an Invention Patentability Criterion

Article of Iryna Ortynska in listing magazine Ukrainian Law Firms 2016. A Handbook for Foreign Clients

The modern economy is driven by technology with thousands of invention patents registered around the world annually. If you want to protect your invention, you need to act quickly and effectively because it might be quite possible that in the same hour a scientist somewhere at the other end of the world invents something similar to ... more info


Policy Dialogue in Ukraine

Report on the event in INTA Bulletin

On 20 October Kiev welcomed the International Trademark Association (INTA) round table dedicated to the Protection of IP Rights and Anti-counterfeiting in the Internet. The event was supported by the State Service of Intellectual Property of ... more info