Ukraine

Default (statutory) regime for the ownership

Author / researcher

Default (statutory) regime for employee’s creations

Employer (according to Law on Copyright and Related Rights of 1993 and Law on Protection of Rights to Inventions and Utility Models of 1993).

Ownership of research results in publicly sponsored research

If a research was sponsored from the state budget, the property rights belong to the institutions and organisations that performed the scientific and research works. There might be exceptions provided by law, among others if the created technology is secret - it shall be transferred to the comissioner of such works.

Specific ownership rules for public HEIs/research organisations and possibility to modify it contractually

No specific regulations

Specific ownership regime for students/ visiting researchers/doctoral students and possibility to modify it contractually

No specific regulations

Related law (name & link)

Law on Copyright and Related Rights of 1993, Article 16

Law on Protection of Rights to Inventions and Utility Models of 1993, Article 9

Civil Code of Ukraine of 2003, Article 429

Law on State Regulation of Activities in Field of Technology Transfer of 2006, Article 11