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Centre for Intellectual Property Studies and Technology Transfer is a special institution that works in the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NAS) conducting academic researches on comparative intellectual property law, EU Law, IPR enforcement, international and internal transfer of technology.

The expertise of the Centre was used in a number of projects of European Commission, WTO, World Bank, USAID working in Ukraine, post soviet countries: Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Kirgizstan etc as well as providing training for government officials from Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus region.

The Centre collaborates with:

Parliament Committee for Science and Education of Ukraine,

Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Directorate of Innovation and Technology Transfer

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine

and other state bodies, providing advisory support and working out of draft laws and regulations and other bodies providing advisory support and working out of draft laws and regulations.

The Centre is empowered by the NAS to coordinate management of the intellectual property departments of the Academy institutes and it has elaborated guidance manuals for management of intellectual property and technology transfer in the Academy.

The Centre holds conferences on IPR and is a National Contact Point of HORIZON2020 (EU Research funding program) on "Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions".

Publications of the Centres' academics include studies on a wide range of problems, i.e.:

Comparative intellectual property law

EU intellectual property protection

Technology transfer

National regulation of IPR protection

Innovation activity development

Regulation of Internetsuch as

Yuriy Kapitsa. European Union Intellectual Property Law: formation, institutes, directions of development. Kyiv: Akademperiodyka, 2017. 663 p. doi:

Anna Tsirat, Yuriy Kapitsa Intellectual Property Law in Ukraine.- The Hague. London. Boston.: Kluwer Law International, 2011. - 138 p. (in English)

Kapitsa Yuriy, Stupak Sergiy, Juvaka Oleksandr Copyright and Related Rights in Europe. – Kyiv: Logos, 2012. – 696 p.

Innovation Policy: European Experience and Recommendations for Ukraine. Volume 2. The analysis of the legislation of Ukraine in the sphere of research, developments and innovation activity and suggestions for amendments for legislation. – K.: Fenix, 2011.- 324 p. (Gabriel Avigdor, Igor Bulkin, Yuriy Kapitsa, Nina Isakova etc.). (in English)

Intellectual Property Law of the European Union and the Legislation of Ukraine /Editor-in-chief Dr .Yuriy Kapitsa: authors: Yuriy Kapitsa, Sergey Stupak, Vladimir Vorobyov etc.: Science and practical ed.- Kiev: Slovo, 2006. - 1104 p. etc.

The Centre is opened for collaboration on research projects, EU framework programs, international institutions assistance projects.

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