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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY NEWS



2006

The Verkhovna Rada [Supreme Council] of Ukraine has introduced amendments in the LAW OF UKRAINE "On Medicines"     November 18, 2006

New procedure of state registration of pesticides and agricultural chemicals in Ukraine     June, 2006


November 18, 2006
On November 16, 2006 the Verkhovna Rada [Supreme Council] of Ukraine has introduced amendments in the LAW OF UKRAINE "On Medicines"

For those engaged in protection of intellectual property, of special interest will be the following provision which was added in article 9 of the Law:

"For state registration of medicines which are based on or relate to the objects of intellectual property for which a patent has been issued in accordance with the Laws of Ukraine, the Applicant shall file a copy of the patent or patent licence which allows production and sales of the medicine. Also, Applicants must submit a letter in which they indicate that rights of third parties are not affected in result of state registration of the medicine."

As indicated in the closing statement of the Law of Ukraine of November 16, 2006 on introduction of amendments in the Law of Ukraine "On Medicines", the Government of Ukraine shall introduce the corresponding amendments in all related by-laws and regulations within the term of 3 months.


June, 2006
New procedure of state registration of pesticides and agricultural chemicals in Ukraine

We would like to inform you about the latest amendments in the procedure of state registration of pesticides and agricultural chemicals in Ukraine.

In accordance with the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 800 of 07.06.2006, the new procedure of state registration and extension of registration of pesticides and agricultural chemicals includes the requirement to provide information on the patent protection rights for the active substance.

Practically it means that for state registration or extension of registration of agricultural chemicals or pesticides, a company must provide either a copy of their valid Ukrainian patent or the corresponding patent license for the active ingredient orthe patent search report, issued by an authorized agent, proving that there is no patent protection on the territory of Ukraine.

Our firm is authorized to conduct the patent searches and the search reports are accepted by the Ministry of Protection of Environment of Ukraine.

Therefore, if your company needs registration or extension of registration of agricultural chemicals in Ukraine we would be glad to provide you with the services on conducting the mentioned patent searches.

If you need any further information in respect of the above-mentioned issues, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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