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WIPO - PCT Applicant's Guide UA - Ukraine
State Organization “Ukrainian National Office for Intellectual Property and Innovations” (UANIPIO)

Useful information

The PCT Applicant’s Guide is updated almost every week with information received by the International Bureau.
In case of question, please contact the Office or the International Bureau (pct.guide@wipo.int).
List of abbreviations used in this document:
Office: State Organization “Ukrainian National Office for Intellectual Property and Innovations” (UANIPIO)
UPL: Law of Ukraine on the Legal Protection of Inventions and Utility Models, 1993, as last amended on 21 July 2020
UPR: Regulations on Drafting and Filing of an Application for a Patent and an Application for a Utility Model, 2001, as last amended on 14 June 2011
UPP: Regulations on Processing of an Application for a Patent and an Application for a Utility Model, 2002, as last amended on 14 June 2011
UFR: Procedure of Payment of Fees for Activities Related to the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, 2004, as last amended on 12 June 2019
List of currencies used in this document:
CHF (Swiss franc), EUR (Euro), UAH (Ukrainian hryvnia), USD (US dollar)
Countries and Offices information:
The list of acronyms used for Offices is no longer shown as it has been integrated in the mouseover functionality for each ST.3 code shown in this document.
Refer to List of WIPO Standards, Recommendations and Guidelines formerly Annex K, List of country names and two-letter codes. It includes a list of short names and two-letter codes accepted for use in indicating States, other entities and intergovernmental organizations and their Offices in documents relating to international applications under the PCT. The list is as set out in WIPO Standard ST.3.
Also refer to PCT Contracting States formerly Annex A.
Office profile
For more technical information about the Office, refer to ePCT Office profile.
PCT Reservations, Declarations, Notifications and Incompatibilities
Article 64(5)
Refer to the full list.
Office Closed dates
The Office is closed weekly on Saturday and Sunday
Additional closed dates can be consulted on the Office Closed dates page

International Phase

Annex B - Information on Contracting States or Intergovernmental Organization

Contracting State:
Ukraine
Two-letter code:
UA
Ukraine - National Intellectual Property Authority, State Enterprise “Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute (Ukrpatent)”
Name of Office:
State Organization “Ukrainian National Office for Intellectual Property and Innovations” (UANIPIO)
Location:
1, Dmytra Hodzenka Street
Kyiv
01601
Ukraine
Mailing address:
Same as above
Telephone:
(380-44) 494 05 05
E-mail:
office@nipo.gov.ua
Facsimile:
(380-44) 494 05 06
Does the Office accept the filing of documents by facsimile or the like means (PCT Rule 92.4)?
Yes, by facsimile
Which kinds of documents may be so transmitted?
All kinds of documents
Must the original of the document be furnished in all cases?
Yes, within 14 days from the date of the transmission, if the transmitted document is an international application or a replacement sheet containing corrections or amendments of an international application
No, only upon invitation in the case of other documents
Does the Office send notifications via e-mail in respect of international applications?
No
Would the Office accept evidence of mailing a document, in case of loss or delay, where a delivery service other than the postal authorities is used (PCT Rule 82.1)?
Yes
provided that the delivery service is DHL or Federal Express
Is the Office prepared to allow applicants to make applications available to the WIPO Digital Access Service for Priority Documents (DAS) (PCT Rule 17.1(b-bis)?
No
Competent receiving Office(s) for international applications filed by nationals or residents of this State:
IB
International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) - International Bureau of WIPO
UA
Ukraine - National Intellectual Property Authority, State Enterprise “Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute (Ukrpatent)”
Does national legislation restrict the filing of international applications with foreign Offices?
Refer to the Office
Competent designated (or elected) Office(s) for this State:
Refer to corresponding National Phase.
UA
Ukraine - National Intellectual Property Authority, State Enterprise “Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute (Ukrpatent)”
Types of protection available via the PCT:
Patents
Utility models
Availability under the national law for an international-type search (PCT Article 15):
None
Provisional protection after international publication:
The applicant may, from the date of publication of the international application by the State Organization “Ukrainian National Office for Intellectual Property and Innovations” (UANIPIO), claim payment of an indemnity from a person who was actually aware or notified in written form in Ukrainian, with indication of the number of the application, of the fact that information on the application for invention, which is used by that person without being entitled to do so, had been published. Such indemnity shall be effective only upon grant of the patent (Article 21, Parts 2 and 4 of UPL)
Information of interest if this Contracting State is designated (or elected)
Time when the name and address of the inventor must be given:
Must be in the request. If the data concerning the inventor are missing at the expiry of the time limit under PCT Article 22 or 39(1), the Office will invite the applicant to comply with the requirement within a time limit of two months from the date of receipt of the invitation.
Are there special provisions concerning the deposit of microorganisms and other biological material?
Yes, refer to Annex L.

Annex C - Receiving Office

Competent receiving Office for nationals and residents of:
Ukraine
Language in which international applications may be filed:
If the language in which the international application is filed is not accepted by the International Searching Authority (refer to Annex D), the applicant will have to furnish a translation (PCT Rule 12.3).
English
Russian
Language accepted for language-dependent free text in the sequence listing:
English
Language in which the request may be filed:
English
Russian
Number of copies required by the receiving Office if application filed on paper:
3
Does the receiving Office accept the filing of international applications in electronic form?
Where the international application contains a sequence listing as a separate part of the description, this must be furnished in accordance with Annex C of the Administrative Instructions, that is, in compliance with WIPO Standard ST.26 XML format; no fees are due for sequence listings filed in this format. For the relevant notification by the Office, refer to the Official Notices (PCT Gazette) dated 10 August 2023, page 156.
No
Does the receiving Office accept requests for restoration of the right of priority (PCT Rule 26bis.3)?
Yes, the Office applies the “unintentional” criterion to such requests
Competent International Searching Authority:
EP
European Patent Organisation - European Patent Office (EPO)
UA
Ukraine - National Intellectual Property Authority, State Enterprise “Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute (Ukrpatent)”
Competent International Preliminary Examining Authority:
EP
European Patent Organisation - European Patent Office (EPO)
1
UA
Ukraine - National Intellectual Property Authority, State Enterprise “Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute (Ukrpatent)”
Fees payable to the receiving Office:
Transmittal fee:
This fee is reduced by 90% where all applicants are also inventors and by 80% where all applicants are also non-profit institutions and/or organizations. When the fee is payable with relation to an application made by both types of applicant, and all applicants are either also inventors, or non-profit institutions and/or organizations, the fee is reduced by 80%.
2,600 UAH or equivalent in EUR or USD
International filing fee:
Equivalent in EUR or UAH of 1,515 USD
This fee is reduced by 90% if certain conditions apply (refer to Annex C(IB)).
Fee per sheet in excess of 30:
Equivalent in EUR or UAH of 17 USD
Search fee:
Refer to
Annex D(EP)
Annex D(UA)
Fee for priority document (PCT Rule 17.1(b)):
800 UAH
— plus for each sheet in excess of 30
This fee is reduced by 90% where all applicants are also inventors and by 80% where all applicants are also non-profit institutions and/or organizations. When the fee is payable with relation to an application made by both types of applicant, and all applicants are either also inventors, or non-profit institutions and/or organizations, the fee is reduced by 80%
Equivalent in EUR or USD of 10 UAH
Fee for requesting restoration of the right of priority (PCT Rule 26bis.3(d)):
This fee is reduced by 90% where all applicants are also inventors and by 80% where all applicants are also non-profit institutions and/or organizations. When the fee is payable with relation to an application made by both types of applicant, and all applicants are either also inventors, or non-profit institutions and/or organizations, the fee is reduced by 80%
200 UAH or equivalent in EUR or USD
Is an agent required by the receiving Office?
No, if the applicant resides in Ukraine
Yes, if the applicant is a non-resident
Who can act as agent?
Any person registered to practice before the Office as patent attorney
Waiver of power of attorney:
Waivers of powers of attorney do not apply (PCT Rule 90.4(e) and 90.5(d)) where the agent or common representative submits any notice of withdrawal during the international phase (PCT Rule 90bis.1 to 90bis.4, also refer to International Phase, paragraph 11.048).
Has the Office waived the requirement that a separate power of attorney be submitted?
No
Particular instances in which a separate power of attorney is required:
Not applicable
Has the Office waived the requirement that a copy of a general power of attorney be submitted?
No
Particular instances in which a copy of a general power of attorney is required:
Not applicable

Annex D - International Searching Authority

International Searching Authority competent for the following Receiving Offices:
UA
Ukraine - National Intellectual Property Authority, State Enterprise “Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute (Ukrpatent)”
Search fee (PCT Rule 16):
— for searches carried out in Russian or Ukrainian
96 CHF
100 EUR
106 USD
— for searches carried out in English, French or German
289 CHF
300 EUR
317 USD
This fee is payable to the receiving Office in the currency or one of the currencies accepted by it.
Additional search fee (PCT Rule 40.2):
— for searches carried out in Russian or Ukrainian
100 EUR
— for searches carried out in English, French or German
300 EUR
This fee is payable to the International Searching Authority and only in particular circumstances.
Fee for copies of documents cited in the international search report (PCT Rule 44.3):
per page 0.40 EUR
How to obtain copies:
Copies of documents cited in the international search report are available to both applicants and designated (elected) Offices upon request only
Requests for copies of documents should be sent to the Office’s mailing address or by facsimile to the following number:
(380-44) 494 05 06
Fee for copies of documents contained in the file of the international application (PCT Rule 94.1ter):
per page 0.90 EUR
Protest fee (PCT Rule 40.2(e)):
20 EUR
Late furnishing fee (PCT Rule 13ter.1(c)):
None
Conditions for refund and amount of refund of the search fee:
Money paid by mistake, without cause, or in excess, will be refunded
Where the international application is withdrawn or is considered withdrawn, under PCT Article 14(1), (3) or (4), before the start of the international search:
refund of 100%
Where the Authority benefits from an earlier search, carried out in respect of an earlier application by the Authority itself or by another International Searching Authority, depending upon the extent to which the Authority benefits from that earlier search:
refund of 25% to 75%
Languages accepted for international search:
English
French
German
Russian
Ukrainian
Does the Authority accept informal comments on earlier search results where an international application claims priority from an earlier application already searched by this Authority?
No
Types of physical media accepted for the furnishing of nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listings:
CD-ROM, CD-R, DVD, DVD-R
Subject matter that will not be searched:
The subject matter specified in items (i) to (vi) of PCT Rule 39.1 with the exception of any subject matter searched under the patent grant procedure in accordance with the provisions of the law of Ukraine on the Protection of Rights to Inventions and Utility models
Waiver of power of attorney:
Waivers of powers of attorney do not apply (PCT Rule 90.4(e) and 90.5(d)) where the agent or common representative submits any notice of withdrawal during the international phase (PCT Rule 90bis.1 to 90bis.4, also refer to International Phase, paragraph 11.048).
Has the Authority waived the requirement that a separate power of attorney be submitted?
No
Particular instances in which a separate power of attorney is required:
Not applicable
Has the Authority waived the requirement that a copy of a general power of attorney be submitted?
No
Particular instances in which a copy of a general power of attorney is required:
Not applicable

Annex SISA - International Searching Authority (Supplementary Search)

Fees payable to the International Bureau:
For further details on the payment of fees to the International Bureau, refer to the WIPO website at:
http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/fees/special.html
Supplementary search fee (PCT Rule 45bis.3):
This fee is fixed by the Authority in EUR and will be revised from time to time to reflect currency fluctuations between EUR and CHF
— for a search of the documents in the search collection of the Authority, including the PCT minimum documentation
87 CHF
— for a search of only the European and North American documentation
87 CHF
— for a search of only the Russian language documentation of the former USSR and the Ukrainian language documentation
68 CHF
— for a search where a declaration referred to in Article 17(2)(a) has been made because of subject matter referred to in Rule 39.1(iv)
58 CHF
Supplementary search handling fee (PCT Rule 45bis.2):
200 CHF
Late payment fee (PCT Rule 45bis.4(c)):
100 CHF
Fees payable to the Authority:
Fee for copies of documents cited in the supplementary international search report (PCT Rule 45bis.7(c)):
per page 0.40 EUR
How to obtain copies:
Copies of documents cited in the supplementary international search report are available to both applicants and designated (elected) Offices upon request only
Requests for copies of documents should be sent to the Office’s mailing address or by facsimile to the following number:
(380-44) 494 05 06
Review fee (PCT Rule 45bis.6(c)):
Fee for copies of documents contained in the file of the international application (PCT Rule 94.1ter):
per page 0.90 EUR
Late furnishing fee (PCT Rules 13ter.1(c) and 45bis.5(c)):
None
Conditions for refund and amount of refund of the supplementary search fee:
Money paid by mistake, without cause, or in excess, will be refunded
The International Bureau shall refund this fee where the supplementary search request has not yet been transmitted to the Authority and the international application is withdrawn or considered withdrawn, or the supplementary search request is withdrawn or considered not to have been submitted (refer to PCT Rule 45bis.3(d)):
refund of 100%
The Authority shall refund this fee where work has not yet started and the supplementary search request is considered not to have been submitted (refer to PCT Rule 45bis.3(e)):
refund of 100%
Languages accepted for supplementary international search:
English
French
German
Russian
Ukrainian
Subject matter that will not be searched:
The subject matter specified in items (i) to (vi) of PCT Rule 39.1 with the exception of any subject matter searched under the patent grant procedure in accordance with the provisions of the law of Ukraine on the Protection of Rights to Inventions and Utility models
Scope of documentation included in the supplementary international search:
Three scopes of documentation are offered, at the choice of the applicant (refer to “Fees payable to the International Bureau”)
Limitations on supplementary international search:
The Authority shall notify the International Bureau if the demand for supplementary international search exceeds available resources
Types of physical media accepted for the furnishing of nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listings:
CD-ROM, CD-R, DVD, DVD-R
Waiver of power of attorney:
Waivers of powers of attorney do not apply (PCT Rule 90.4(e) and 90.5(d)) where the agent or common representative submits any notice of withdrawal during the international phase (PCT Rule 90bis.1 to 90bis.4, also refer to International Phase, paragraph 11.048).
Has the Authority waived the requirement that a separate power of attorney be submitted?
No
Particular instances in which a separate power of attorney is required:
Not applicable
Has the Authority waived the requirement that a copy of a general power of attorney be submitted?
No
Particular instances in which a copy of a general power of attorney is required:
Not applicable

Annex E - International Preliminary Examining Authority

International Preliminary Examining Authority competent for the following Receiving Offices:
UA
Ukraine - National Intellectual Property Authority, State Enterprise “Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute (Ukrpatent)”
Preliminary examination fee (PCT Rule 58):
— if the international search report has been prepared by the Authority:
— where examination is carried out in Russian or Ukrainian
50 EUR
— where examination is carried out in English, French or German
160 EUR
— if the international search report has been prepared by another International Searching Authority:
— where examination is carried out in Russian or Ukrainian
70 EUR
— where examination is carried out in English, French or German
180 EUR
This fee is payable to the International Preliminary Examining Authority
Additional preliminary examination fee (PCT Rule 68.3):
This fee is payable to the International Preliminary Examining Authority and only in particular circumstances.
— where examination is carried out in Russian or Ukrainian
60 EUR
— where examination is carried out in English, French or German
180 EUR
Handling fee (PCT Rule 57.1):
207 EUR
This fee is payable to the International Preliminary Examining Authority. It is reduced by 90% if certain conditions apply (refer to Annex C(IB)).
Fee for copies of documents cited in the international preliminary examination report (PCT Rule 71.2):
per page 0.40 EUR
How to obtain copies:
Copies of documents cited in the international preliminary examination report are available to both applicants and elected Offices upon request only
Requests for copies of documents should be sent to the Office’s mailing address or by facsimile to the following number:
(380-44) 494 05 06
Fee for copies of documents contained in the file of the international application (PCT Rule 94.2):
per page 0.90 EUR
Protest fee (PCT Rule 68.3(e)):
20 EUR
Late furnishing fee (PCT Rule 13ter.2):
None
Conditions for refund and amount of refund of the preliminary examination fee:
Money paid by mistake, without cause, or in excess, will be refunded
In the cases provided for under PCT Rule 58.3:
refund of 100%
If the international application or the demand is withdrawn before the start of the international preliminary examination:
refund of 75%
Languages accepted for international preliminary examination:
English
French
German
Russian
Ukrainian
Subject matter that will not be examined:
The subject matter specified in items (i) to (vi) of PCT Rule 67.1, with the exception of any subject matter examined under the patent grant procedure in accordance with the provisions of the law of Ukraine on the Protection of Rights to Inventions and Utility models
Waiver of power of attorney:
Waivers of powers of attorney do not apply (PCT Rule 90.4(e) and 90.5(d)) where the agent or common representative submits any notice of withdrawal during the international phase (PCT Rule 90bis.1 to 90bis.4, also refer to International Phase, paragraph 11.048).
Has the Authority waived the requirement that a separate power of attorney be submitted?
No
Particular instances in which a separate power of attorney is required:
Not applicable
Has the Authority waived the requirement that a copy of a general power of attorney be submitted?
No
Particular instances in which a copy of a general power of attorney is required:
Not applicable

Annex L - Deposits of Microorganisms and Other Biological Material

Requirements of designated and elected Offices
Only Offices whose applicable national law contains provisions concerning the deposits of microorganisms and other biological material are listed in Annex L. Unless otherwise indicated, deposits may be made for the purposes of patent procedure before these Offices with any depositary institution having acquired the status of international depositary authority under the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure.
For a list of these institutions refer to:
Notifications related thereto may be consulted under:
Further information concerning the requirements of international depository authorities under the Budapest Treaty is available at:
Time (if any) earlier than 16 months from priority date by which applicant must furnish:
— the indications prescribed in Rule 13bis.3(a)(i) to (iii):
None
— any additional indications:
None
Additional indications (if any) which must be given besides those prescribed in Rule 13bis.3(a)(i) to (iii) pursuant to notifications from the Office:
To the extent available to the applicant, relevant information on the characteristics of the microorganism
Additional information
Deposits may also be made for the purposes of patent procedure before the State Organization “Ukrainian National Office for Intellectual Property and Innovations” (UANIPIO), with any depositary institution

National Phase

Summary of requirements for entry into the national phase

Time limits applicable for entry into the national phase:
Under PCT Article 22(3): 31 months from the priority date
Under PCT Article 39(1)(b): 31 months from the priority date
Translation of international application required into (one of) the following language(s):
Must be furnished or paid within the time limit applicable under PCT Article 22 or 39(1). The applicant may still furnish the translation and pay the fee within two months after the expiration of the applicable time limit, provided that a written request for extension of the applicable time limit has been made and the fee for filing such request has been paid within the time limit applicable under PCT Article 22 or 39(1)
Ukrainian
Required contents of the translation for entry into the national phase:
Must be furnished or paid within the time limit applicable under PCT Article 22 or 39(1). The applicant may still furnish the translation and pay the fee within two months after the expiration of the applicable time limit, provided that a written request for extension of the applicable time limit has been made and the fee for filing such request has been paid within the time limit applicable under PCT Article 22 or 39(1)
Under PCT Article 22: Description, claims (if amended, as amended only, together with any statement under PCT Article 19), any text matter of drawings, abstract
Under PCT Article 39(1): Description, claims, any text matter of drawings, abstract (if any of those parts has been amended, only as amended by the annexes to the international preliminary examination report)
Is a copy of the international application required in particular circumstances?
No
National fees:
Patents
Filing fee:
online 1,280 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
on paper 1,600 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Must be furnished or paid within the time limit applicable under PCT Article 22 or 39(1). The applicant may still furnish the translation and pay the fee within two months after the expiration of the applicable time limit, provided that a written request for extension of the applicable time limit has been made and the fee for filing such request has been paid within the time limit applicable under PCT Article 22 or 39(1)
Additional fee for each 50 sheets in excess of 150:
online 640 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
on paper 800 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Additional fee for each claim, dependent or independent, in excess of three:
160 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Examination fee:
6,000 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
A written request for examination must be made and the examination fee must be paid within three years from the international filing date
Additional fee for each independent claim in excess of one:
6,000 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Utility models
Filing fee:
online 1,920 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
on paper 2,400 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Must be furnished or paid within the time limit applicable under PCT Article 22 or 39(1). The applicant may still furnish the translation and pay the fee within two months after the expiration of the applicable time limit, provided that a written request for extension of the applicable time limit has been made and the fee for filing such request has been paid within the time limit applicable under PCT Article 22 or 39(1)
Additional fee for each 50 sheets in excess of 150:
online 960 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
on paper 1,200 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Additional fee for each claim, dependent or independent, in excess of three
240 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Exemptions, reductions or refunds of fees:
For patents:
All fees are reduced by 90% where all applicants are also inventors and by 80% where all applicants are also non-profit institutions and/or organizations. When the fees are payable with relation to an application made by both types of applicant, and all applicants are either also inventors, or non-profit institutions and/or organizations, the fees are reduced by 80%
For utility models:
All fees are reduced by 80% where all applicants are also inventors and by 60% where all applicants are also non-profit institutions and/or organizations. When the fees are payable with relation to an application made by both types of applicant, and all applicants are either also inventors, or non-profit institutions and/or organizations, the fees are reduced by 60%.
Special requirements of the Office (PCT Rule 51bis):
If not already complied with within the time limit applicable under PCT Article 22 or 39(1), the Office will invite the applicant to comply with the requirement within a time limit of two months from the date of receipt of the invitation
Instrument of assignment of the priority application where the applicants are not identical 2
Appointment of an agent if the applicant is not resident in Ukraine
Who can act as agent?
Any person registered to practice before the Office as a patent attorney
Does the Office accept requests for restoration of the right of priority (PCT Rule 49ter.2)?
Yes, the Office applies the “unintentional” criterion to such requests

The procedure in the national Phase

UA.01 FORM FOR ENTERING THE NATIONAL PHASE
The Office has available a special form for entering the national phase (refer to Annex UA.II). This form should preferably (but need not) be used.
UA.02 TRANSLATION (CORRECTION)
PCT Art. 46
Errors in the translation of the international application can be corrected with reference to the text of the international application as filed (refer to National Phase, paragraphs 6.002 and 6.003).
UA.03 FEES (MANNER OF PAYMENT)
UPL Art. 36
The manner of payment of the fees indicated in the Summary and in this Chapter is outlined in Annex UA.I.
UA.04 POWER OF ATTORNEY
UPR Rule 16.4, UPP Rule 1.3
An agent must be appointed by filing a power of attorney. A model is given in Annex UA.III.
UA.05 INSTRUMENT OF ASSIGNMENT
Where the priority of an earlier application is claimed and the applicant(s) in that application is (are) not identical with the applicant(s) of the international application, an assignment of the priority right must be furnished. A model is given in Annex UA.IV.
UA.06 REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION
UPL Art. 16.17, UPP Rule 6.2.2
The Office examines national patent applications as to substance. The applicant must request examination within three years from the international filing date. The examination fee is indicated in Annex UA.I.
UA.07 AMENDMENT OF THE APPLICATION; TIME LIMITS
PCT Art. 28, PCT Art. 41, UPL Art. 16.5, UPP Rule 1.5
Subject to payment of the prescribed fee (refer to Annex UA.I), after the entry into the national phase of an international application (refer to Summary) and before the date of registration of the invention or utility model in the corresponding State Register, the applicant may make corrections or amendments to his application on his own initiative, provided the scope of the subject matter of the application is not broadened thereby. The fee for amendment of the application is indicated in Annex UA.I.
UA.08 RENEWAL FEE
UPL Art. 36, UPL Art. 32
After a patent has been granted, renewal fees must be paid for maintaining the patent in force. Renewal fees are payable for the first and each subsequent year following the international filing date. The first renewal fee should be paid within four months from the date of publication of the granted patent. The fee for each subsequent year must be paid within the last four months of the current year during which the patent is valid. Renewal fees for patents are indicated in Annex UA.I.
UA.09 EXCUSE OF DELAYS IN MEETING TIME LIMITS
PCT Art. 24(2), PCT Art. 48(2), PCT Rule 82bis
Reference is made to paragraphs 6.022 to 6.027 of the National Phase. Reinstatement may be requested where the applicant was unable to observe a time limit during the international phase or before the Office. The request for reinstatement must be presented in writing, state the grounds on which it is based and set out the facts on which it relies. Where the Office considers the reinstatement justified, it will extend the appropriate time limit, upon payment of the reinstatement fee indicated in Annex UA.I.
UA.10 REVIEW UNDER ARTICLE 25 OF THE PCT
PCT Art. 25, PCT Rule 51
The applicable procedure is outlined in paragraphs 6.018 to 6.021 of the National Phase. If, upon review under PCT Article 25, the Office denies an error or omission on the part of the receiving Office or the International Bureau, an appeal against this decision may be lodged with the Appeals Council.
UA.11 UTILITY MODEL
PCT Rule 49bis.1, PCT Rule 49bis.1(a), PCT Rule 49bis.1(b), PCT Rule 76.5
If the applicant wishes to obtain a utility model instead of a patent in Ukraine on the basis of an international application, the applicant, when performing the acts referred to in Article 22 or 39, shall so indicate to the Office.
UA.12
UPL Art. 36, UPL Art. 32
The manner of payment and the time limits for payment of renewal fees for utility models are the same as those for patents (refer to paragraph UA.08). Renewal fees for utility models are indicated in Annex UA.I.
UA.13 CONVERSION
UPL Art. 18
Once the requirements for entry into the national phase have been complied with by an international application for a patent, it may be converted into a utility model application and vice versa. Conversion may be requested at any time before the decision to grant the patent or the utility model.

Annexes

Annex UA.I - Fees
Patents
Filing fee 3
online 1,280 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
on paper 1,600 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— additional fee for each 50 sheets in excess of 150
online 640 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
on paper 800 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Additional fee for each claim, dependent or independent, in excess of three
160 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Examination fee for one independent claim 3
6,000 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— additional fee for each independent claim in excess of one
6,000 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Publication fee 3
400 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— additional fee for each page in excess of 15
20 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Grant fee
100 USD 4
Renewal fees: 3 5
— for the 1st and 2nd years
per year 600 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 3rd year
800 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 4th year
1,000 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 5th year
1,200 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 6th year
1,400 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 7th year
1,600 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 8th year
1,800 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 9th to the 14th year
per year 4,200 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 15th to the 20th year
per year 7,600 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 21st to the 25th year
per year 30,400 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Fee for restoration of the right of priority (PCT Rule 49ter.2)
200 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Utility models
Filing fee 6
online 1,920 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
on paper 2,400 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— additional fee for each 50 sheets in excess of 150:
online 960 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
on paper 1,200 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Additional fee for each claim, dependent or independent, in excess of three
240 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Publication fee 6
600 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— additional fee for each page in excess of 15
30 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Grant fee
100 USD 4
Renewal fees: 5 6
— for the 1st and 2nd years
per year 900 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 3rd year
1,200 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 4th year
1,500 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 5th year
1,800 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 6th year
2,100 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 7th year
2,400 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 8th year
2,700 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— for the 9th and 10th years
per year 6,300 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Fee for requesting extension of applicable time limits 6
800 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Reinstatement fee (payable within 12 months after expiration of the missed time limit) 6
800 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Reinstatement fee (PCT Rule 49.6) 6
200 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
Fee for correction and/or amendment of application 6
1,600 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— additional fee for each claim in patent applications or utility model applications, where the number of claims is increased
160 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
— additional fee for each independent claim in patent applications, where the number of claims is increased
6,000 UAH
or equivalent in EUR or USD
How may payment of fees be effected?
The payment of fees may be effected in Ukrainian hryvnias (UAH) or in equivalent amounts in Euros (EUR) or in US dollars (USD), except for the grant fee which should be effected in USD. Payment documents shall indicate the name of the applicant, the amount and category of fee being paid and the application number (national, if already known; international, if the national number is not yet known)
Fees, except for the grant fee, shall be paid to:
Beneficiary State Enterprise “Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute”
Beneficiary code
31032378
Beneficiary bank
JSB “State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine” (JSC Ukreximbank),
127 Antonovycha str.
Kyiv
03150
Ukraine
SWIFT Code
EXBSUAUX
Beneficiary account (IBAN):
UAH
UA913223130000026008020020371 (980)
EUR
UA913223130000026008020020371 (978)
USD
UA913223130000026008020020371 (840)
RUB
UA913223130000026008020020371 (643)
BYN
UA913223130000026008020020371 (933)
Natural and legal persons permanently residing outside Ukraine shall pay the grant fee to:
Beneficiary
Department of Finance of the Executive Board of the Kyiv City Council (Kyiv City State Administration)
36, Khreschatyk str.
Kyiv
01044
Ukraine
Beneficiary code
02317474
Beneficiary bank
JSC “THE STATE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF UKRAINE” Kyiv
Ukraine
SWIFT Code
EXBSUAUX
Beneficiary account (IBAN)
USD
UA323223130000025420010092523 (840)
BYN
UA323223130000025420010092523 (933)
Purpose of payment
application No._____________; state fee
Forms
The following documents are maintained by the Office. Refer to the Office website (Annex B) for latest version and other languages.
Notes:
1 a The Office is competent only if the international search is or has been carried out by that Office.
2 a This requirement may be satisfied if the corresponding declaration has been made in accordance with PCT Rule 4.17.
3 a b c d These fees are reduced by 90% where all applicants are also inventors and by 80% where all applicants are also non-profit institutions and/or organizations. When the fees are payable with relation to an application made by both types of applicant, and all applicants are either also inventors, or non-profit institutions and/or organizations, the fees are reduced by 80%.
4 a b Natural and legal persons residing in Belarus may also pay the equivalent amount in Belarusian rouble (BYR)
5 a b These fees are reduced by 50% where a notice about preparedness for authorizing the use of the patented invention or utility model by any person is filed with the Office for official publication, and are increased by 50% where they are paid within 12 months after expiration of the prescribed time limit
6 a b c d e f g These fees are reduced by 80% where all applicants are also inventors and by 60% where all applicants are also non-profit institutions and/or organizations. When the fees are payable with relation to an application made by both types of applicant, and all applicants are either also inventors, or non-profit institutions and/or organizations, the fees are reduced by 60%
Current version applicable from 30 Nov 2023 , printed on 30 Nov 2023