INTA recently filed a trademark application for the word mark INTA with the Ukrainian Patent Office. INTA once again expressed its support with this move to the people and the IP community of Ukraine.
In a comment for World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR), managing partner of Doubinsky & Osharova Michael Doubinsky expressed a deep gratitude to INTA for such an unprecedented initiative and noted that for Ukrainian IP specialists this is a clear and powerful signal that Ukraine continues to a be part of a large international professional community.
Mr. Doubinsky highlighted that filing new trademark applications stimulates the development of the IP market, helps to fill the state budget of Ukraine. He also called on other IP associations to follow suit and create special programs to support the Ukrainian IP community.
INTA CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo commented on the association's move as follows: “By filing for a registration in Ukraine we hope to loudly send dual messages: INTA strongly supports our Ukrainian members, and, from a trademark perspective, it is viable to file and continue to do business in the country,”
Read more about INTA's initiatives to support Ukraine: https://www.worldipreview.com/news/inta-files-ukraine-trademark-in-show-of-support-22545