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BUSINESS PROTECTION 2021 - A2B FORUM

BUSINESS PROTECTION 2021 - A2B FORUM, organized by the Ukrainian Advocates’ Association, was held On May 28, 2021. One of the tasks of the event was to discuss the most pressing issues and pitfalls of business protection: internal and external threats, features of business protection in certain areas.

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National Intellectual Property Agency. What is it and for what?

Ukrainian professional society has long been waiting for a comprehensive reform of the intellectual property sphere. Last year in October the Government adopted an order On the National Intellectual Property Agency.

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Victoria Sopilnyak judged the UBA Students’ League Moot on Intellectual Property Property 5.0

Partner of Doubinsky & Osharova Victoria Sopilnyak judged the final round of the UBA Students’ League Moot on Intellectual Property 5.0, Ukraine’s largest intellectual property moot court for students. A virtual event took place on April 25.

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Guzema Jewelry & "Golden Age"

Recently the Ukrainian jeweler Valeria Guzema, owner of the jewelry brand Guzema Fine Jewelry, officially accused the jewelry company "Golden Age" of violating her intellectual property rights, namely of copying her first collection of 2016.

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The International ranking The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa has published the results of its annual survey of legal markets

Doubinsky & Osharova has joined the group of the best law firms in Ukraine in the field of intellectual property (Tier 1). Partners Michael Doubinsky, Irina Osharova and Victoria Sopilnyak were marked as leading specialists.

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The right to a name

The use of an individual's name by other persons in works of art has a direct impact on people's lives. That is why the Civil Code of Ukraine provides certain restrictions.

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Discussion of the draft TM Rules

On April 5, 2021, the National Association of Patent Attorneys of Ukraine discussed the draft order of the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine "On approval of the Rules of formation, submission of an application for a trademark, application for international registration of a trademark and examination of an application for a trademark, international registration of a trademark with extension to Ukraine".

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Fight against patent trolls

Among the variety of legislative changes in the field of intellectual property in 2020, there are those aimed to fighting patent trolls.

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Managing IP EMEA Awards 2021: winners revealed

Doubinsky & Osharova has been named the Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine by Managing IP EMEA Awards 2021.

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