Ukraine Accedes to Locarno, Strasbourg and Vienna Agreements
On April 7, 2009, Ukraine acceded to the Locarno Agreement on the International Classification for Industrial Designs, and the Strasbourg Agreement on the International Patent Classification.
According to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Locarno Agreement will enter into force in Ukraine on July 7, 2009, while the Strasbourg Agreement will enter into force on April 7, 2010.
On April 29, 2009, Ukraine acceded to the Vienna Agreement on the International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks. This agreement will enter into force in Ukraine on July 29, 2009.
For more information, please contact Jovana Miočinović in our Balkan Regional Office.
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