2022 Apr 13 By Pocket IP

The validity period of a trademark in Ukraine

Trademark registration can be renewed in Ukraine.

The validity period of a trademark certificate in Ukraine is 10 years. There are no limits on how many times a trademark could be renewed.

The expiration date calculates from the application date.

When trademark could be renewed

The renewal procedure becomes available 6 months before the trademark’s expiration date.

Ukraine provides a trademark renewal grace period as well. There are additionally 6 months in a grace period, but the official fee is increased by 50% if a trademark owner wants to make a trademark renewal fee after the deadline is missed.

When the legal rights on a trademark will be considered lost

In case of both deadline before the expiration date and the deadline within a grace period are missed, a trademark is considered as expired.

To restore a trademark after it is not possible.

Within the next 12 months after the expiration date, the application for the same trademark could be filed by the same applicant only.

The fees for trademark renewal in Ukraine

The trademark renewal cost depends on the number of classes and the number of owners.

Name of service Official fee, Ukrainian national currency (UAH)
1. Renewal of registration in one Class 12000
– additionally for each subsequent Class 1200
2. Renewal of registration in one Class in grace period 18000
– additionally for each subsequent Class in grace period 1800
3. Renewal of registration in one Class in case of multiple owners 15600
– additionally for each subsequent Class in case of multiple owners 1560
4. Renewal of registration in one Class in case of multiple owners in grace period 23400
– additionally for each subsequent Class in case of multiple owners in grace period 2340

How to renew a trademark in Ukraine

To renew a trademark its owner or legal representative has to file a request to the Ukrainian IP Office.

An owner, who is a non-residence of Ukraine, is obliged to have a local trademark attorney file a relevant request.

Trademark renewal service in Ukraine

Pocket IP offers trademark renewal services in Ukraine.

With Pocket IP you can check the expiration date and other information about a trademark in Ukraine. It could be done with help of Search in the service.

After trademark registration is found, the service will offer the option to request a renewal if a trademark is in a renewal period. The fees are calculated automatically in USD or EUR according to the current exchange date.

The commission of Pocket IP for trademark renewal service is only 70USD/EUR per trademark. The payments are accepted both in USD and EUR (of a client’s request).

For renewal of trademark, a simply signed POA is required – scan copy and later original copy should be sent to Ukraine (draft and instructions will be provided by service).

The link to start using Pocket IP for trademark renewals, searches, and docketing.