TheState Organization “Ukrainian National Office for Intellectual Property and Innovations” (IP office) together with the Ukraine Alliance Against Counterfeiting and Piracy (UAACP) held a specialized event “Ukrainians against Counterfeiting” on June 05, 2023
A specialized event titled “Ukrainians against Counterfeiting” was dedicated to the World Anti-Counterfeiting Day within the Ukrainian awareness-raising campaign “Anti-Counterfeiting and Anti-Piracy Days in Ukraine”.
The event aimed at bringing together the efforts of state customs, law enforcement agencies and all interested parties to combat counterfeiting. At the end of the event, as the outcome of the meeting, a resolution was adopted by the event participants recommending creating a specialized platform (center) in Ukraine, similar to the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights. The participants of the event suggested the following name for the center: “Monitoring Center on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights” (IPR Monitoring Center).
The IPR Monitoring Center to be created on the basis of the IP Office should involve a wide range of stakeholders with their experience, technical skills and knowledge in the area of IPR protection that could be used for the development and improvement of the IPR protection system.
The IPR Monitoring Center should become the main source of:
The objectives and activities of the above-mentioned center should not extend to participation in specific operations or investigations conducted by competent authorities.
The event was held online. Among the speakers of the event there were the Chairman of GACG Network, Director of the Ukrainian IP Office, Directorof UAACP, representatives of the IP Office, the State Customs Service of Ukraine, the Office of the Prosecutor General, the Bureau of Economic Security of Ukraine, and the IP and Law firm Pakharenko and Partners. About 60 representatives of the professional community took part in the event.« Back to news