Pledge agreements

Patent attorneys and lawyers of Lexpatent llc provide a wide range of services to record agreements on pledge of property rights with the National Center of Intellectual Property, the Eurasian Patent Organization, or the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization.

The list of the services for managing 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,
  • filing a request for recordal of an agreement, its amendments,and performing specialized clerical work related to the recordal of the agreement at the patent authority.

The following documents will be required in order to record a pledge agreement:

  • an 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.

** - with respect to international trademark registrations, inventions/industrial designs protected by Eurasian patents, it is sufficient to furnish a copy of the agreement

Our services also include:

  • representing the interests of clients 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 agreements for pledge of property rights in respect of objects of industrial property);
  • representing the interests of clients 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 pledge agreements in foreign countries.