Ukraine should improve laws of intellectual property protection, - Ukraine’s Prime Minister

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Prime Minister claimed about the necessity of the inventory of the patents possessed by the state
14:23, 25 January 2018

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Volodymyr Groysman, the Prime Minister of Ukraine claimed about the necessity to improve the legislation of the intellectual property protection during the session of the government.

‘It is important today to make some progress in this sphere. The issue is about the creation of the legislation of the intellectual property protection. It will allow registering of such property in Ukraine, managing it and gaining income to the budget’, Groysman noted.

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Also, Prime Minister noted that there are many modern solutions in the works that possess fully or partially Ukrainian intellect. The issue of the protection comes into a very important level.

Moreover, according to Groysman, he possesses the information on the levy of the artificially low payment for the patents.

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The Prime Minister claimed the necessity of the inventory of the patents possessed by the state.

The Ukrainian government approved two draft laws on the intellectual property due to this. They provide the standardizing of the filing of the applications for the patens in the electronic form and the measures against the patent’s trolling.

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‘The draft law attached the property rights to the employer for the created IT-company by the specialist who works under labor contract if a contract does not provide another. It is a good signal for the IT-companies’, Stepan Kubiv, the First Vice Prime-Minister and Economic Development and Trade Minister noted.

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