Ukraine

Supported patent filings

PCT National Phase Entry

Deadline: 31 months
Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: No
Language: Ukrainian
Translation Extension: Yes*
Excess Claims Fee: Yes**
Examination Request: Optional at filing or deferred
Country Notes: * Ukrainian translation can be submitted within two months from the 30-month deadline.

** In Ukraine, the excess claims fees are based on the application as published and it is therefore not possible to reduce claims fees by amendment at national phase entry. Any amendments made will incur additional translation costs. Furthermore, an amendment with additional claims will incur further excess claims fees.

Direct Filing

Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: No
Language: Ukrainian
Translation Extension: Yes**
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Optional at filing or deferred
Country Notes: * The Power of Attorney should be pre-dated (i.e. it should indicate a date which is prior to the national application filing date). If the form is not filed shortly after the application is filed, a formal Office Action will be issued. The term for responding to the Office Action and filing the requested Power of Attorney is two months (extendable once by maximum six months).

** The Ukrainian translation can be submitted within two months from the date of PO notification.

A certified copy of the Priority Document needs to be filed within three months from the application filing date (with details needed at filing).

Recommended Agents

Papula-Nevinpat

European Validation
PCT National Phase Entry
Direct Filing
Papula-Nevinpat is one of Finland’s largest patent and trademark agencies, offering a complete service for patent applications in Finland and across the Baltic states and CIS countries. Its head office is based in Helsinki, with nine offices in Finland, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.