Licensing agreements

Patent attorneys and lawyers of Lexpatent llc provide a wide range of services to record license, sublicense agreements, or to amend the recordal of previously recorded agreements,with the National Center of Intellectual Property, or the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization.

The list of the services for managing the recordal of an agreement or amendment of the recordal of an agreement normally includes:

  • preparing a draft agreement,
  • examining the documents submitted by the client to determine whether they comply with the mandatory legislation of the Republic of Belarus in the sphere of intellectual property, as well as with recording requirements,
  • preparing a set of documents to be submitted for recordal ofan agreement, or for amendment of the recordal of  an agreement,
  • filing a request for recordal of an agreement, or for amendment of the recordal of an agreement,and performing specialized clerical work throughout the agreement lifecycle.

The following documents will be required in order to record a license agreement/amendment of an agreement:

  • a corresponding agreement in three copies (two original copies, one certified copy)**;
  • a document attesting payment of the prescribed patent fee;
  • a power of attorney for any party of the agreement (if the agreement is made with respect to a trademark – for both parties of the agreement).

** - in respect of an invention, it is sufficient to provide a copy of the contract; in respect of a trade mark, it is sufficient to provide a copy of the contract/agreement on amendments to the contract. 

Our services also include:

  • representing the interests of the client in proceedings before the IP Chamber of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus  (all disputes arising in connection with the application of the law that regulates property relations, as well as related personal non-property relations resulting from the creation, legal protection and use of objects of industrial property, including disputes arising from the nullity, non-performance or improper performance of license, sublicense agreements);
  • representing the interests of the client in administrative or criminal proceedings related to the use of the protected objects of industrial property;
  • carrying out all clerical procedures with foreign patent attorneys, which are required to manage license agreements in foreign countries.