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Assignment

According to the Ukrainian patent legislation a request for the recordal of assignment in respect of an application may be filed only before the Decision to grant a patent is issued. In case said Decision is issued it is possible to proceed with the recordal of assignment only after issuance of the Ukrainian patent.

The documents required for the recordal of assignment in respect of one Ukrainian application are as follows:

1) one original OR one notarized copy of the Assignment Deed, which should be signed and stamped by the parties with specifying authorized persons' names and corporate positions (preferably Director/CEO/Manager).

2) one original Power of Attorney from the Assignee, which should be signed and stamped with specifying authorized person's name and corporate position; notarization or legalization is not required, unless it is signed by an authorized signatory.

The procedure of assignment recordal in respect of an application takes about 2 months. As soon as the assignment is recorded an Official Notification on assignment is issued.

The documents required for the recordal of assignment in respect of one Ukrainian patent are as follows:

1) three original OR three notarized copies of the Assignment Deed, which should be signed and stamped by the parties with specifying authorized persons' names and corporate positions (preferably Director/CEO/Manager). The Assignment Deed should be executed by the parties on the date that goes after the date of a patent issue.

2) one original Power of Attorney from the Assignee, which should be signed and stamped with specifying authorized person's name and corporate position; notarization or legalization is not required, unless it is signed by an authorized signatory.

All the documents filed with the Ukrainian Patent Office should be translated into Ukrainian.

The procedure of assignment recordal in respect of a patent takes about 2-3 months. As soon as the assignment is recorded an Official Decision on assignment and an Extract from the Ukrainian Patent Register are issued.

Upon receipt of the information on the Assignor's and Assignee's names and address as the well as the list of application(s)/patent(s) subject to the recordal we could provide you with our bilingual Assignment Deed and Power of Attorney forms drafted in accordance with the requirements of the Ukrainian patent legislation.

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