Utility Models

The list of subject matters covered by a utility model patent is the same as for inventions. A utility model is patentable if it is new and industrially applicable.

Filing, examination and granting, as well as protection after granting of the utility models are regulated by the Law of Ukraine “On the Protection of Rights to Inventions and Utility Models” (as amended on July 11, 2000, February 6, 2001 and June 25, 2003, last amended on October 16, 2012) (see above: “II. Patents of Invention“).

Examination: formal examination only.

Duration – extension: ten years from the filing date; no extension is provided.