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Published: AIN.UA, 21 March 2019
Author: Ilarion Tomarov
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Medicines can be sold in Ukraine only after state registration (similar to marketing authorization in EU). The authority does not oblige by the procedure for registration of a medicinal product to verify applicant`s compliance with the trademark rights of third parties. It makes sense, as otherwise state authority would need to hire experts who can define likelihood of confusion between trademarks and the name of the medicine...
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