14a Antonovycha Street, Floor 4, Office 10
01024 Kyiv, Ukraine (mail by courier only)

P.O.Box 130
01042 Kyiv, Ukraine (registered/regular mail)


Oleh Karpenko

  • Head of Office - Ukraine
  • Attorney at Law
+380 44 583 00 25/26

Country Facts

Ukranian Orthodox

International Conventions

Berne Convention (Copyright), Budapest Treaty, Hague Agreement, EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, Locarno Agreement, Madrid Protocol, Madrid Agreement, Nairobi Treaty, Nice Agreement, Paris Convention, Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), Phonograms Convention, Rome Convention, Singapore Treaty, Strasbourg Agreement, Trademark Law Treaty, TRIPS Agreement, Vienna Agreement, UPOV Convention, WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT), WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT), WIPO Convention, WTO Agreement

Minimal Filing Requirements

Patent Applications

  • Applicant data
  • A brief patent specification

Trade/Service Mark Applications

  • Applicant data
  • List of goods/services
  • At least one representation of the mark (in color if claimed)

Industrial Design Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Set of product-related images, that provide an understanding of the product’s appearance
  • A brief description of the industrial design


All other documents may be filed subsequently. Powers of attorney and declarations need not be legalized or notarized unless requested by the Patent and Trademark Office.

All documents require translation into Ukrainian.


  • Regional powerhouse PETOŠEVIĆ provides cost-effective IP services across the CIS and Eastern European countries. Focused on solving complex pharmaceutical and life sciences IP cases, the Kyiv branch boasts a stellar patent prosecution service that prioritises offering efficient and technically sound advice for clients.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2023
  • With 130 practitioners in 16 offices strategically located across Eastern Europe, PETOŠEVIĆ provides a seamless trademark service throughout the region, and its Kyiv outpost is a key cog in this slick machine. The team works tirelessly to protect and defend the interests of clients both at home and further afield. Patrons include some of the world’s biggest technology companies, as well as heavyweight brand owners in the food and drink, FMCG and fashion industries.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2023
  • With 16 offices stationed across the CIS countries and Eastern Europe more generally, PETOŠEVIĆ acts as a hub for companies looking to protect and enforce their patents in the region. Wherever they are based, its practitioners maintain a close and collaborative relationship, allowing clients to easily tap into a wide geographic reach.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2022
  • With 130 practitioners in 16 offices strategically located across Eastern Europe, PETOŠEVIĆ provides a seamless trademark service throughout the region, and its Kyiv outpost is a key cog in this slick machine. The 11-strong team includes eight qualified attorneys, who work tirelessly to protect and defend the interests of clients both at home and further afield. Patrons include some of the world’s biggest technology companies, as well as heavyweight brand owners in the food and drink, FMCG and fashion industries.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2022
  • With 130 dedicated practitioners working out of 16 offices across Eastern Europe, PETOŠEVIĆ is a regional powerhouse and its Ukrainian outpost is key to its continued success. It provides the full suite of patent services to a technically and geographically varied client base, which benefits not only from its own extensive presence, but also from a carefully cultivated network of affiliated contacts worldwide.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2021
  • The Kiev office of PETOŠEVIĆ is part of a group of IP firms operating across the CEE region under the same name. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of services, which range from patent and trade mark prosecution to portfolio management and enforcement. The team handles matters for international clients both in Ukraine and other Russian-speaking countries. Dina Petošević and senior associate Natalia Stetsenko are the main contacts. A client says: ‘A great firm, very efficient.’

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2021
  • With over 120 people stationed in 16 locations throughout Eastern Europe, PETOŠEVIĆ has all the resources needed to provide a full-bodied trademark service across more than 30 jurisdictions.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2021
  • Luxembourg-based PETOŠEVIĆ has a sprawling network of 16 offices across Eastern Europe and the Kyiv outpost is key among them. With Dina Petošević at the helm since it was set up ten years ago, it safeguards the patent portfolios of top-flight US and European corporations and is also a frequent fixture in contentious proceedings before Ukrpatent.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2020
  • PETOŠEVIĆ is an international IP firm with offices across Eastern Europe. The firm is best known for IP filing work in the region. Dina Petošević, who heads the Ukrainian office, and Yuriy Karlash are key patent contacts.

    IP Stars Patent Review, 2020
  • PETOŠEVIĆ has 'an amazing, motivated, dynamic team with great understanding of clients' needs and concerns'. The Kiev practice is part of a network of 16 specialist IP offices serving countries in Eastern Europe. It handles patent and trade mark prosecution for international clients, as well as the management of trade mark portfolios and enforcement actions in the CIS region. Clients have said: 'The firm has a flexible approach. It is very efficient in the actions we need.' 'The paralegals and patent attorneys bring a high level of quality to their work.'

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
  • Regional prosecution powerhouse PETOŠEVIĆ prides itself on making things easy for clients. Communicative, flexible and proactive, the outfit is genuinely invested in patrons’ business needs and constantly strives to eliminate the distance between itself and in-house counsel.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2020
  • PETOŠEVIĆ is very responsive and receptive to the needs of clients. The team, which works seamlessly across the firm’s network of European and CIS offices, handles patent and trade mark prosecution, and rights management.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2019
  • PETOŠEVIĆ is a go-to for pan-Eastern European IP protection; it has over 120 professionals in 16 offices and can serve as a single point of contact for more than 30 jurisdictions. Its baseline prices are also highly competitive and, as it works internationally, the firm can flexibly offer customised price packages to clients.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2019
  • Stakeholders in the IP market automatically associate the name PETOŠEVIĆ with staunch IP protection and flawless coordination of cross-border mandates in Eastern Europe. Though dispersed across 16 offices, its 120-strong staff work in harmony to design and implement coherent IP approaches for life sciences, medical device, construction and chemical companies.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2019
  • PETOŠEVIĆ’s 15 offices across Central and Eastern Europe make it an obvious choice for brand owners looking to file a significant trademark internationally – or facing the prospect of a cross-border infringement battle. The firm gives each client one account manager for all jurisdictions and always thinks globally.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2018
  • PETOŠEVIĆ is a cracking choice for multinationals with interests spread across Central and Eastern Europe. Its army of IP mavens know Ukrpatent procedures back to front and succeed in intuiting which line of reasoning will be most effective; no less experienced on the contentious side, they excel in the courtroom too.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings , 2018
  • PETOŠEVIĆ is a full-service IP firm in Ukraine with offices around Eastern Europe. Clients recommend the firm, praising its "responsiveness, initiative, creativity and transparency".

    IP Stars Editorial, 2018
  • Specialist IP firm PETOŠEVIĆ’s practice is "excellent – responsive and reliable".

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2018
  • Although the Ukrainian arm of PETOŠEVIĆ was formed just over five years ago, its individual practitioners are all incredibly adept and seasoned professionals. The Kiev contingent can call upon the firm’s far-reaching web of offices across Central and Eastern Europe for additional support at a moment’s notice, meaning that there is never any shortage of resources or talent on offer. It has an especially close relationship with its Russian counterpart, making it a prime choice for patent owners looking to expand and enforce their rights regionally. Complex prosecution – particularly for drug companies – is the team’s bread and butter.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2017
  • PETOŠEVIĆ is an IP law firm that provides services across eastern Europe covering more than 30 jurisdictions. "I work with many IP firms worldwide and I have to say that PETOŠEVIĆ is one of my favourites, due to its pro-active attitude towards the client and good and punctual advice," says a client who worked with the firm on trade mark prosecution and infringement. The firm handles trade mark prosecution on behalf of clients in the construction materials, food and drink, IT and automotive industries.

    IP Stars Trade Mark & Copyright Analysis, 2017
  • A team of more than 120 professionals across 15 outposts in Central and Eastern Europe has the full suite of IP services on lockdown at regional powerhouse PETOŠEVIĆ. Ploughing through cases to get results at all costs is not this set’s style – thoughtful, far-sighted advice is provided at each step of the trademark journey, targeted at achieving clients’ long-term commercial goals. In addition to its robust domestic presence, it has established a solid reputation before the EU Intellectual Property Office and the European Patent Office.

    WTR 1000 Rankings , 2017
  • The prodigious workload of PETOŠEVIĆ is routinely reflected in a position near the top of the annual filing charts. Now entering its sixth year, the Kiev outpost of this regional giant is an integral cog in its 14-office network. Smart portfolio management and ironclad protection are par for the course for the dexterous squad. Continued investment in its staff and a culture of knowledge sharing resonate with clients of all stripes.

    WTR 1000 Rankings , 2016