SUCCESS STORIES

IPStyle team successfully defended the interests of BlackBerry Limited in court

The Canadian business smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry Limited is the IPStyle’s client. The client was sued by the Ukrainian energy company DTEK Holdings Limited, which claimed that BlackBerry Limited infringed on the trademark “D.TEK” in the names of BlackBerry DTEK50 and BlackBerry DTEK60 smartphones and that such smartphones were sold in Ukraine. The claimant asked the court to order our client to stop infringing his intellectual property rights for the trademark in Ukraine. We analyzed the claims made by DTEK and developed the ...

2021-03-30 more info

IPStyle successfully represented the client in the process of including the word “Ukraine” into the TM

We received a request from a client, who had previously applied for registration of the trademark (TM) with the word “Ukraine”. Ukraine has legislative restrictions on the use of the official name of the state “Ukraine” in the TM. This requires special permission from the competent authority (hereinafter – the Commission). This process is complex, time-consuming and requires proof of many factors, in particular, that the goods and services in respect of which the use of TM with the state name is supposed to be used have ...

2020-10-06 more info

IPStyle represented the interests of Nova Poshta in the process of the NOVA POSHTA trademark recognition as well-known in Ukraine

Nova Poshta is a leading private sector delivery company in Ukraine. IPStyle was reached by the client with the need to support the process of their major trademark ‘NOVA POSHTA’ recognition as well-known in Ukraine. To successfully act in the client’s interests, the IPStyle team has conducted a comprehensive analysis of the client’s documentation and activity since the company establishment in 2001. Together with the client IPStyle lawyers have developed a detailed strategy, as well as performed extensive work on the collection and ...

2020-08-06 more info

IPStyle lawyers represented the interests of the leading company in the pasta, flour and cereals production in the fight against counterfeiting

IPStyle client, one of the world’s largest producers of pasta, flour and cereals, found counterfeit products on the Israeli and the US markets in packaging marked with the signs similar to the degree of confusion to the client’s registered trademarks. In order to protect the client’s interests, IPStyle attorneys developed a strategy to fight with counterfeit goods and for the trademark rights protection. In the course of the work, a control purchase of goods was performed and the persons of the manufacturer and exporter of counterfeit ...

2020-07-15 more info

IPStyle attorneys’ team defended the interests of the Ukrainian transport company in a patent dispute

The client of IPStyle, a Ukrainian transport company, received a statement of claim as to an infringement of a competitor’s patent rights to the utility model. The object of the dispute was a special type of train carriage roof that the client uses in their activity. In the course of defense strategy development, a team of attorneys and technical specialists jointly established that the client not only does not infringe on the competitor’s patent rights but also that the described utility model does not meet the novelty criteria. Thus, it ...

2020-07-01 more info

IPStyle attorneys developed an agreement between the co-owners of the rights to the invention in the field of electrolytic recovery of raw materials

IPStyle client is a Ukrainian company in the mining industry. The company turned to the IPStyle team with the need to develop a comprehensive agreement between the client and another co-owner of property rights for a technical decision in the field of electrolytic recovery of raw materials. Taking into account the interests and needs of the client, IPStyle attorneys drafted an agreement, the terms of which provided the joint use of the future patent by the parties, as well as: licensing, sale, import, export of product and method under the patent, ...

2020-06-25 more info