Ukraine to suspend IP deadlines

7.4.2022

Updated on 25 April 2022

The Ukrainian Parliament has passed the bill “On protection of interests of persons in the intellectual property field during state of war” (No. 7228 of 30 March 2022). The bill has now been approved and the Law No. 2174-IX of 1 April 2022 came into force on 13 April 2022.

According to the bill:

– IP deadlines shall be suspended, and

– authorized persons shall have the right to submit documents (applications, requests, oppositions, responses, etc.) within 90 days from the date of repeal of the martial law, without payment of official fees for reinstatement of the respective missed deadlines.

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