4.5 thousand cases on the suspension of customs clearance of goods due to possible violation of intellectual property rights has been recorded over January-July 2019.
During the specified period 7 cases have been started on the violation of customs rules regarding import of goods which are included in the Customs register of intellectual property rights objects.
As of August 1, 2019 the number of 4096 objects has been registered in the Customs register of intellectual property rights objects by the applications of the owners. Of these, the number of 129 objects has been registered since the beginning of the year. There are 1368 active objects out of total number.
It should be reminded that in order to promote the protection of intellectual property rights in the process of conducting the foreign economic activity, the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine maintains the Customs register of intellectual property rights objects. It includes the copyright and related rights, inventions, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks, geographical indications (designations of origin) and plant varieties.