Round Table “Current State of IPR Protection in Ukraine”

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The purpose of the Meeting was to discuss the most urgent issues related to the development of intellectual property rights protection such as:

  • Status of implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in regard to IPR sphere
  • Status of creation of the National Office on Intellectual Property
  • Information regarding Special Report 301 covering:
    • counteraction to counterfeit goods
    • customs control of intellectual property rights
    • fighting against widespread online infringement of copyright

 

The following guests were invited to speak during the Round Table:

  • Andriy Ivanchuk, Head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Economic Policy
  • Viktor Galasyuk, Head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship
  • Oleksandr Spivakovsky, Head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Science and Education
  • Myroslav Prodan, Acting Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine
  • Bogdan Paduchak, Head of the Department on Intellectual Property, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
  • Sergiy Demedyuk, Head of the Department on Cyberpolice, National Police of Ukraine
  • Volodymyr Selivanenko, Judge of the Commercial Cassation Court
  • Oksana Marchenko, Judge of the Commercial Court of Kyiv
  • Valentyna Sizaya, Economic Analyst, U.S. Embassy in Ukraine
  • Oksana Popruga, Economic Policy Officer, Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine
  • Olena Orlyuk, Director of the Research Institute of Intellectual Property, National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine
  • Anton Borovyk, Representative of the Research Institute of Intellectual Property, National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine