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