Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 31 months
Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: No
Language: Ukrainian
Translation Extension: Yes*
Excess Claims Fee: Yes**
Examination Request: Optional at filing or deferred
Country Notes: * Ukrainian translation can be submitted within two months from the 30-month deadline.

** Excess claims fee:

– If the applicant is NOT the inventor, UAH 128 per claim over 3.

– If the applicant is the inventor, UAH 12.80 per claim over 3. In Ukraine, the excess claims fees are based on the application as published and it is therefore not possible to reduce claims fees by amendment at national phase entry. Any amendments made will incur additional translation costs.  Furthermore, an amendment with additional claims will incur further excess claims fees.

Filing Requirements

Filing Type: Direct Filing Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: No
Language: Ukrainian
Excess Claims Fee: Yes**
Examination Request: Optional at filing or deferred
Country Notes: * The Power of Attorney should be pre-dated (i.e. it should indicate a date which is prior to the national application filing date). If the form is not filed shortly after the application is filed, a formal Office Action will be issued. The term for responding to the Office Action and filing the requested Power of Attorney is two months (extendable once by maximum six months).

** Excess claims fee: UAH 128 per claim over 3.

• A certified copy of the Priority Document needs to be filed within three months from the application filing date (with details needed at filing).

• The translation must be filed within two months from the filing date and is non-extendable.


Established: 1975

Number of Professional Staff: 100+

European Validation RWS European validation agent in Finland
National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Eurasia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan
Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in Eurasia, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan

Papula-Nevinpat is one of Finland’s largest patent and trademark agencies, offering a complete service for patent applications in Finland and across the Baltic states and CIS countries. Its head office is based in Helsinki, with nine offices in Finland, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.


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