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Sep 20, 2018
Marina Maltykh, PETOŠEVIĆ Ukraine, Ukraine
First published at www.petosevic.com


Grace Period from EU Association Agreement Directly App...


Marina Maltykh, PETOŠEVIĆ Ukraine, Ukraine, First published at www.petosevic.comThe IP-related provisions of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, signed and ratified by Ukraine in 2014, came into force on September 1, 2017, introducing new rules regulating the non-use grace period for trademarks. The existing trademark law provides for a three-year non-use grace period, while Article 198 of the Agreement sets forth a five-year non-use grace period. However, Ukraine has not adopted any laws that implement such provisions in the national legislation and consequently, Ukrainian courts have faced a dilemma read more