Officials of the Department for Specialized Training and Canine Services of the State Customs Service participated in a remote scientific and practical discussion panel on facilitating the customs protection of intellectual property rights to the trademark, which took place from November 23, 2022 to December 1, 2022.
The event was organized by the State Customs Service of Ukraine with the support of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Program “Competitive Economy of Ukraine” acted as a co-organizer of the even. The partner of the event was the EU Public Finance Management Support Programme (EU4PFM).
Judges, representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce, the Research Service of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the National Association of Patent Attorneys, national and international experts, rights holders, representatives of leading IPR companies, specialists of educational, expert and scientific institutions took part in the discussion.
During the event, scientific approaches to increase the efficiency of the procedure for the customs protection of intellectual property rights were considered and discussed, the issue of the interpretation of legislation regarding the concept of exhaustion of trademark rights, the possibility of applying the conclusion of the right holder to draw up an act on violation of customs rules for goods suspected of violation of intellectual property rights and judicial practice of administrative cases were raised.
Learn more about the scientific and practical discussion panel: https://bit.ly/3Aqlu1a