If the rights are transferred under an agreement, either party to the agreement (a representative) has the right to submit an application to record the change of ownership in a registry.
If the rights are transferred based on law, the new owner must submit a motion to change the ownership registration.
2.1 Are original supporting documents essential or are copies sufficient?
The original supporting documents are required by legislation.
2.2 Are there any legalization and/or notarization and/or translation requirements?
If the supporting document submitted is an extract from the agreement, it must be notarized. PoAs as well as documents translated into Ukrainian must also be notarized and/or apostilled. A translation into Ukrainian is mandatory.
2.3 Is there a must to use a specific form?
If the transfer is based on an agreement, the application must be submitted in an approved form. If the transfer is based on law, there is no specific form for the motion; however, it must include specific information provided for by respective regulations.
If a patent for a secret invention or secret useful model is being transferred such a transfer will be agreed upon by the State Expert.