Thursday, December 7 2023   \  Published by Crane IP.

Ukraine has joined the EU’s regional program for supporting intellectual property law sphere

Ukraine has joined the EU’s regional program for supporting intellectual property law sphere

The meeting of representatives of the National IP Office of Ukraine and the management of the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) took place on October 23, 2023, in Kyiv.

Among the priorities of the meeting was the determination of short-term priorities necessary for Ukraine’s accession to the EU.

The program, the purpose of which is to bring the field of intellectual property law of candidate countries closer to EU standards, is designed for 4 years and has a budget of 4 million euros.

“We will have several initiatives in this area, which relate to the approximation of Ukrainian legislation to European legislation. These are initiatives related to the modernization of the intellectual property ecosystem with new tools and new approaches. Also, initiatives related to education and training, for example, of Ukrainian judges in the field of IP,” said Executive director of EUIPO João Negrão. Read more

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