Ukraine

June 20, 2012 - June 22, 2012

Ukraine: Workshop on Adjudication of Intellectual Property Infringement Cases

CLDP, in cooperation with the National School of Judges and the Higher Commercial Court of Ukraine, held a three-day workshop on Adjudication of Intellectual Property Infringement Cases in Yalta, Ukraine, July 20-22. In attendance were 21 judges from commercial courts and appeals courts throughout Ukraine as well as experts from the National School of Judges. The presentations and case studies for the workshop were prepared in direct response to questions and issues which had been previously sent to CLDP by the Ukrainian judges. Topics discussed during the workshop included trade dress and product packaging and design, trademark conflicts, remedies in IPR litigation, copyright infringement including collective copyright management organizations, trade secrets, and internet issues in IPR cases.

May 14, 2012 - May 16, 2012

Workshop on the Improvement of Interagency Coordination of Intellectual Property Protection in Ukraine

On May 14-16, 2012, CLDP held a workshop in Lviv, Ukraine focusing on coordination of enforcement and adjudication of IP issues. Advisors from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the World Customs Organization, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement joined CLDP to work towards the creation of an IP interagency working group.

April 17, 2012 - April 20, 2012

Third Customs Valuation Workshop for State Customs Service of Ukraine: Post-Clearance Audit and Additional Valuation and Classification Topics

As part of its continued collaboration with the State Customs Service of Ukraine, CLDP conducted the third of a series of workshops on specific issues and procedures in customs valuation and post audit valuation on April 17-20, 2012 in Kyiv.
 

February 23, 2012

CLDP Celebrates 20 years!

Begun as a small joint venture between USAID and Commerce to help the Former Soviet Bloc countries of Eastern Europe transition to more market-oriented economies, CLDP has expanded to help meet the legal technical assistance needs of more than 50 countries in Eurasia, Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. On February 23rd, CLDP celebrated 20 years of technical assistance in commercial law.
 

October 31, 2011 - November 4, 2011

Second Workshop for State Customs Service of Ukraine: Specific Issues in Customs Valuation and Procedures

As part of its continued collaboration with the State Customs Service of Ukraine, CLDP conducted the second of a series of workshops on specific issues and procedures in customs valuation on October 31-November 4, 2011 in Kyiv.

October 10, 2011 - October 11, 2011

Ukraine: Workshop on Government Procurement for the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine

On October 10-11, 2011 CLDP co-sponsered the National Seminar on the Revised WTO Agreement on Government Procurement in Kyiv, Ukraine.  The seminar provided participants with information on the most complicated provisions of the revised WTO Government Procurement Agreement as well as the details of the negotiations process. 

September 23, 2011

Ukraine: Legislation on counterfeit medicines approved by Rada

CLDP is pleased to announce the successful adoption of a Ukrainian law establishing deterrent level penalties for the production and distribution of counterfeit medicines. 

June 20, 2011 - June 24, 2011

Ukraine: Workshop on Valuation and Classification for the State Customs Service of Ukraine

CLDP, in continued collaboration with the State Customs Service of Ukraine,  conducted the first in a series of workshops on customs valuation and classification.  The program aimed to train a cadre of trainers and officials from the State Customs Service of Ukraine and worked to ensure that the customs valuation and classification process is fair, harmonized, and transparent and meets the requirements of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and the WTO Customs Valuation Agreement.

May 18, 2011 - May 20, 2011

CLDP and USPTO Train Ukranian Officials on Identification and Interdiction of Counterfeit Medicines

CLDP and USPTO, in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, held a three-day workshop, on May 18-20, to increase the understanding of Ukraine's officials, specifically its law enforcement and regulatory agencies, of the most effective methods and techniques to combat the trade in counterfeit medicines.

April 5, 2011 - April 6, 2011

Workshop on Opportunities and Challenges for Agricultural Biotechnology in Ukraine

CLDP, in cooperation with US and Ukrainian partners, held a two-day workshop in Kyiv, April 5-6, 2011 on Opportunities and Challenges for Agricultural Biotechnology in Ukraine, April 5-6, 2011.