TRADEMARK SEARCH IN UKRAINE
Trademark Search | Trademark Filing and Prosecution | Trademark Enforcement | Madrid Refusals| Portfolio Management
Basic Online Search
Time: 1 business day
Cost: USD 100
Scope: Online database;
Limitations: Online database of the Ukrainian Trademark Office has a blind spot of approx. 1 month.
Reporting: Full registrability and limited availability report prepared by our inhouse trademark attorney disclosing findings and assessing level of risk of conflict.
Offical Certified Search
Time: 5-10 business days
Cost: USD 200 per class
Scope: All registered and applied for trademarks in Ukraine;
Reporting: Full registrability and full availability report prepared and certified by the Trademark Office of Ukraine. The search report is translated, citations analyzed, researched and conclusion is provided highlighting most relevant citations and assessing level of risk of conflict.
We highly recommend conducting trademark clearance search in Ukraine prior to market entry to asses risk of conflict and prevent:
claims of trademark infringement
delays in trademark prosecution
rejection of application for trademark registration.
MONITORING FOR CONFLICT
Peculiar opposition procedure in Ukraine requires trademark holders to constantly monitor new trademark filings in order exercise option to timely oppose potentially conflicting registration by notifying examination of the perceived conflict:
opposition may be effected only by notifying examiner at least 5 days prior to grant. Marks are NOT published until AFTER the grant.
periodic basic online search is recommended to identify potentially harmful filings before they mature to regisration.