April 1, 2019, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine ordered the State enterprise “national office of intellectual property” to cancel the procurement procedure of services for the development of draft National strategy of development and functioning of the state system of legal intellectual property protection beyond 2020. The project in March this year, was commissioned to design the Civil organization “Ukrainian Institute for the future”. Full text of the decision of the ACU yet, so what exactly is the violation, not known, but this situation shows very well the state of the reform of intellectual property of Ukraine in General.
About this in his article for ZN.UA writes Dmitry Nikulenko, attorney law firm “Ilyashev and Partners”. According to him, the reform has slowed, and a large number of bills were adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. The author believes that urgently needed a new strategy.
“Good effect on intellectual property can provide and judicial reform, however, it is difficult to assess fully as it is not finished, and Supreme court on matters of intellectual property still did not work”, – said the expert.