Thursday, June 29 2023   \  Published by Petosevic .

Ukraine Adopts Amendments Strengthening IP Rights Protection

Ukraine Adopts Amendments Strengthening IP Rights Protection

The Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Strengthening the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights entered into force on April 15, 2023, amending several IP-related laws and the Civil Procedure and Commercial Codes. The law aims to further align Ukrainian legislation with that of the EU by implementing certain articles of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and relevant provisions of the Directive 2004/48/EC.

Remedies For IPR Infringement

The law now stipulates that remedies such as removal from public circulation and destruction of counterfeit goods and the materials and tools used for their manufacturing must be done at the expense of the infringer. It was previously unclear which party should bear these costs. Read more

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