We invite you to take part the round table on Current issues of intellectual property rights and fair competition principles protection in winemaking branch, which will be held during Wine Fest, the festival of wine in Kyiv on November 8, 2012 from 11:00 to 13:00.
The Commission on Intellectual Property of the Ukrainian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Ukraine) together with the Ukrainian Bureau of Vine and Wine within the joint activity continue discussing issues related to practical aspects of protecting rights to trademarks, industrial samples, tradedress (corporate design) and combating unfair competition in the market of wine and wine products production in the open event for representatives of business community, legal community and public authorities.
The following issues will be discussed during this event:
- Protection of geographical names in Ukraine and negotiation process with the EU – reality and prospects for the wine market.
- Protection of rights for trademarks, industrial samples, tradedress. Combating unfair registrations, abuse of intellectual property rights and other obstacles in the activity of honest market participants.
- Unfair competition in the industry: are there fair commercial activities in Ukraine?
- Combating export, import and circulation of counterfeit and falsified products.
Taking into account the relevance of the issues to be discussed during the event, we would like to invite you to participate in the round table. Representatives of the EC Delegation in Ukraine, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, the State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, the State Tax Service of Ukraine and the State Customs Service of Ukraine are also invited to participate in the event.
We hope for your participation!
Please confirm your participation in the round table by letter sent to the address of the round table organizing committee (Natalia Meshcheriakova, the Chairman of Commission on Intellectual Property of the ICC Ukraine) or by calling 044 3611378, indicating your report subject according to the above suggested program (report duration of up to 5 minutes).
|Post-release of Wine Fest 2012|
Through 7 – 9 of November in the exhibition center KyivExpoPlaza the second edition of the Festival of wine - Wine Fest.
|Festival of wine Wine Fest 2012 opened!|
On November 7 Festival of wine Wine Fest 2012 opened at the exhibition center KyivEpoPlaza (2B, Saliutna Str.).
|Geography of Wine Fest 2012 participants|
13 foreign companies from Russia, Romania, Italy, France, Spain, the Balearic Islands (Mallorca) participate exclusively in Wine Fest 2012.