Trademark renewal in Ukraine

The validity period of a trademark certificate in Ukraine is 10 years. Trademark registration can be renewed in Ukraine.

There are no limits on how many times a trademark could be renewed.

The expiration date calculates from the application date.

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

Grace period

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.

In case of both the expiration date deadline and the deadline within a grace period are missed, a trademark is considered expired. Restoring a trademark after it is not possible.

Within the next 24 months after the expiration date, the application for the same trademark could be filed by the same applicant only.

Trademark renewal cost

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

 

Why use Pocket IP renewal service
With Pocket IP all trademark renewal procedure takes a few minutes and a couple of clicks.
The costs for the procedure are transparent and shown straight away.
Current trademark status and information are shown immediately for free. The status of a trademark could be checked on your own 24/7.
Add a trademark to the list of your objects and receive a notification when the trademark renewal procedure becomes available and never miss the deadlines.

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How to renew a trademark in Ukraine online

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 85 USD/EUR per trademark. The payments are accepted both in USD and EUR (at 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).

Trademark renewal timeline

6 months before the expiration date
6 months before the expiration date
Trademark renewal period is open
Expiration date
Expiration date
Last day to renew a trademark with a regular fee
6 months after expiration date
6 months after expiration date
Grace period to restore the rights on a trademark
The official fee increased by 50%
The next day after the grace period deadline
The next day after the grace period deadline
Trademark renewal is not possible
The only way to restore the rights is to file a new application
2 years after the trademark certificate is terminated
2 years after the trademark certificate is terminated
Restrictions in registering the same trademark
Only the previous trademark owner has a right to register the same trademark or give permission to file the same application

FAQ

The trademarks in Ukraine have expiration dates, which are 10 years from the trademark application date.

The trademark renewal procedure should be repeated every 10 years to keep the legal rights of a brand name.

The legislation provides a 6-month period before the expiration date to request a renewal.

Trademark owner could calculate this term independently or use Pocket IP service, which sends notifications on deadlines automatically.

The Ukrainian IP Office does not notify trademark owners or their representatives on the trademark expiration date approaches.

Ukraine provides an additional 6-month grace period in case of a deadline to renew a trademark timely was missed.

If the final deadline was missed as well, during the next two years only a previous owner has a right to file an application for the same trademark.

Non-residences of Ukraine need licensed patent attorneys for most actions with their Intellectual property rights objects – trademark renewing is one of them.

If the trademark owner has the status of a resident of Ukraine, trademark renewal could be requested without a legal representative.

It is not necessary to provide evidence of the use of a trademark to renew a trademark in Ukraine.

However, if a trademark is not used in Ukraine in full or in relation to a part of the goods and services specified in the certificate continuously within 5 years from the date of publication of information on the issuance of the certificate or if the use of the trademark is suspended from another date after this publication for a continuous period of 5 years, any person has the right to apply to the court for early termination of a trademark certificate in whole or in part.

The updated information on the trademark expiration date is published shortly after the procedure for renewal of the trademark is completed. Pocket IP updates information on a trademark automatically in the user’s personal account immediately.

Ukrainian IP Office upon request could issue a new trademark certificate in electronic and paper form.

Firstly, check the trademark registration details to confirm the expiration date.

Secondly, prepare and sign a power of attorney in the name of a local patent attorney, which is mandatory in Ukraine for non-residents. Most likely, the validity term of the previous POA is already expired.

Thirdly, confirm the trademark renewal procedure and pay official fees.

Shortly after that, the information on the new expiration date will be updated in the official trademark database and in Pocket IP service.

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