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  • Non-residents of Ukraine can register trademarks only through patent attorneys of Ukraine
  • Terms of TM registration in Ukraine: standard (18-20 months) and accelerated (7.5-8 months)
  • After filing an application for registration of a trademark, changing the image of the trademark and expanding the list of classes is not allowed
  • .UA domain registration can be carried out only after the registration of a trademark in Ukraine

The International Classification of Goods and Services

What is International Classification of Goods and Services (NCL)

Registration of any trademark carried out in respect of certain goods and / or services. All goods and services are distributed by class, provided by the Nice Agreement (15/06/1957). Ukraine is a party to this Agreement, the 06/01/2000.

NCL comprises a total of 45 classes of goods and services, of which the first 34 class classify goods and classes 35 to 45 - services.

You can find the LIST OF GOODS AND SERVICES in Class Order here.

The value of the correct choice of class (s) for trademark registration

According to paragraph 4 of Art. 5 of the Law of Ukraine "On Protection of Rights to Marks for Goods and Services", "The scope of legal protection that is provided by the sign for the goods and services defined by an image of the mark and the list of goods and services ...." It should be noted that under the sameLaw, to expand the list of classes in the process of trademark registration is not allowed. Thus, competent and qualified selection of classes is critical throughout the process of trademark registration, as well as its future use and protection. In this regard, it is better to entrust the matter to experts. We select for you the necessary and optimal list of classes, then necessarily agree on it with you. For convenience and clarity, we decided to put NICE-9 on our site.