Specification to a patent for invention (utility model) is an exhaustive source of information about the invention (utility model).
Specification discloses the nature of invention (utility model) and confirms the scope of legal protection defined by the claims. According to the Article 23 Part 2 of the Law of Ukraine “On Protection of Rights for Inventions and Utility Models”, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine publishes patent specifications.
Specifications to patents for inventions and utility models are published simultaneously with the Official Bulletin “Industrial Property”:
- on paper (from 1993 to 2011 inclusive). Since January 1, 2012 the printed issues of specifications to patents for inventions and utility models and their free of charge dispatch has been ceased;
- on CD-ROM “Inventions in Ukraine” (since 2005)
According to the approved “List of free dispatch”, specifications to patents for inventions and utility models are constantly dispatched to the defined organizations of Ukraine, namely to the bodies of national system of science and technology information, in order for patent information collections to be replenished with current national documentation: on paper (from 1993 to 2011 inclusive), on CD-ROM “Inventions in Ukraine” (since 2005).
Users have an opportunity to get acquainted with patent specifications in the specialized data base “Inventions/Utility Models in Ukraine”, which contains complete data on the registered patents for inventions (utility models) in the structured form and patent documents in PDF accessed via the web-site of the State Enterprise “Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute“ free of charge;
Sample specification to a patent for invention
Sample specification to a patent for utility model
Modified on June 2018
DSTU in the Field of Industrial Property
The creation of the State standards system in the field of industrial property in Ukraine was initiated in 1997 and by the Order of the State Standards Committee of Ukraine № 327 of June 6, 1997 the following standards entered into force as from January 1, 1998:
- DSTU 3574-97 Patent Card. Basic Provisions. Drawing up and Execution Procedure
- DSTU 3575-97 Patent Research. Basic Provisions and Conducting Procedure
The standards have been developed in compliance with the current legislation of Ukraine in the field of industrial property. Their requirements are mandatory for any business activity subjects acting on the territory of Ukraine, whose activities are fully or partially funded from the State budget. The requirements of the standards are of recommendatory character for all other subjects of business activity.
DSTU 3574-97 Patent Card. Basic Provisions.
Drawing up and Execution Procedure
Effective as of 1998-01-01
This standard establishes the basic provisions, procedure of drawing up and execution of a patent card – an official information document attesting the state of a business activity object as a good concerning infringement of the rights of owners of effective documents of title and applicants for industrial property rights. It is applied to ensure the utilisation of a business activity object in the country and abroad without infringement of the rights of owners of effective documents of title and applicants for industrial property rights.
To simplify the drawing up and execution of a patent card, the guidelines “Revealing of Infringements of the Rights of Owners of Effective Documents of Title and Applicants for Industrial Property Rights. The Procedure of Drawing up and Execution of a Patent Card. Methodical Recommendations” have been developed, wherein the completion of each section of the patent card is comprehensively explained in view of the current legislative acts of Ukraine and the rules of international law in the field of legal protection of intellectual property.
DSTU 3575-97 Patent Research. Basic Provisions and Conducting Procedure
Effective as of 1998-01-01
This standard establishes the basic provisions, conducting procedure and form of a patent research report. The standard is used in all branches of business activity on the stages of creation and utilisation of a business activity object. The substance of the patent research is to determine patentability of the business activity objects, the situation concerning the utilisation of the industrial property rights, as well as to reveal infringements of the rights of owners of effective documents of title and the rights of applicants for industrial property rights. The legal relations in all stages of the life cycle of a business activity object have been reflected in the standard, the terms and definitions have been harmonized with those used in the current legislation of Ukraine.
To facilitate the use of this standard, the guidelines “Patent Research. Methodical Recommendations” have been developed, wherein the basic provisions of the standard are explained and the explanations concerning their use are given. The possibilities of use of the information base for the determination of the patent situation by means of combination of the traditional methods of information search and the modern information technologies are also covered in the recommendations.
You can familiarize yourself with the standards and methodical recommendations thereto at the Public Patent Documents Collection (PPDC).
It is possible to purchase standards or to order their copies at the address:
Ukrmetrteststandard, 7/1 Krasnova Street, room 101, Kyiv, 03115, Ukraine;
Tel.: (044) 452-06-84; e-mail: email@example.com
Shop "Standards", 152 Frunze Street, Kyiv, 04073, Ukraine
Tel.: (38-044) 468-42-70; 468-22-30.
15 October , 2019
The State Enterprise “Ukrainian Institute of Intellectual Property” (Ukrpatent), in accordance with Order # 140-H/2019 of 11.09.2019, decided to terminate the provision of qualified electronic trust services by a qualified provider of electronic trust services of Ukrpatent.