The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution on optimization of activity of Central bodies of Executive power of the state system of legal protection of intellectual property.
As the press service of the Ministry of economic development, the restoration includes:
– liquidation of the State service of intellectual property;
– the transfer of functions on realization of state policy in the sphere of intellectual property in economic development;
– transfer of the state enterprise Ukrpatent, the state organization Ukrainian Agency of copyright and related rights and the public enterprises Intelzaschita of the management of the SIPS the Ministry of economic development.
“The resolution will allow to optimize the structure of state management in the sphere of intellectual property, to simplify the management of all its departments, to make it more flexible, efficient, effective, enter the effective management of public enterprises and organizations in sphere of intellectual property”, – noted the first Vice Prime Minister – Minister of economic development and trade Stepan Kubiv.
Until the entry into force of a separate act of the government on the implementation of the Ministry of economic development the powers of the State service of intellectual property will continue to perform its functions.