Lawyers to exchange practical experience in fighting piracy

A brief overview of basic innovations in current laws on issues of intellectual property protection was presented at Mediapravo (media law ) conference on November 21. The participants could also take part in the panel discussion “Fighting Piracy – Viable Possibilities” with Katerina Fedorova , Head of the Clear Sky Initiative acting as moderator. The … Continue reading »

Fight against the illegal use of an intellectual product

Rightholders have shown that in Ukraine it is possible to fight against the illegal use of an intellectual product and called to join On 18th of September 2017, as part of KYIV MEDIA WEEK 2017 the conference for rightholders “Fighting piracy in Ukraine: What’s done – What to do?” organized by the “Clear Sky” Initiative … Continue reading »


Ukrainian Anti- Piracy Association (UAPA) presents a new monitoring concept for advertising placement on online resources that give rise to right holders’ complaints . The innovation would help protect the advertisers, who despite their reluctance to finance the pirates, might just become the victims of technical imperfections associated with the online advertising placement. Moreover, the … Continue reading »

Fighting piracy in Ukraine: what’s done – what to do?

Fighting piracy in Ukraine: What’s done – what to do? September 18, 2017 the conference for rights holders will be held in frame of KYIV MEIDA WEEK. The event is a meeting place for business owners, top-managers and lawyers of Ukrainian and international companies that will provide practical solutions, promote constructive dialogue and joint decision-making … Continue reading »

Advertising market discussed changes to the Law in the part of “financing piracy”

on June 15th in Hub 4.0 a meeting of advertising market was held. It was arranged by All-Ukrainian Advertising Coalition, European Business Association, U.S. Agency for International Development USAID, Ukrainian Anti-Piracy Association and “Clear Sky” Anti-Piracy Initiative. The event was opened by Maxim Lazebnik, CEO of All-Ukrainian Advertising Coalition, who recalled that any brand name … Continue reading »

Ukraine’s cyber police department blocking popular online resource FS.TO

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Another online movie theatre operation blocked by cyber police

Baltazar.org.ua, an online movie theatre, has been shut down by the Kiev prosecutor’s office and cyber police as reported by the capital’s prosecutor’s office press service. “Operations of the piracy web site have been stopped by joint efforts of Kiev’s local prosecutor’s office № 3 and Cyber Police Department within Ukraine’s National Police. For a … Continue reading »

Owner with pirated content online theater FS.TO sent under house arrest

Prosecutors elected preventive measure does not satisfy, so they are going to appeal it. The court sent under house arrest for the next two months on-line cinema owner with pirated content and with millions of viewers FS.TO Andrew Komlichenko. On Friday, April 21, with reference to the message TSN transmits BUSINESS . DATA One of … Continue reading »

U.S. leaves Ukraine in Priority Watch List of intellectual property rights protection

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has published its Special 301 report on developments in intellectual property rights protection, according to which Ukraine was left in the Priority Watch List. According to a posting on the website of Ukraine’s Economic Development and Trade Ministry, however, USTR experts pointed out progress made by … Continue reading »

Last Pirate: the National Institution of Copyright Protection on the Internet

Recently adopted law introduces the national institution of copyright protection on the internet 328, MAY 12, 2017 Author: Ivan Chaika student, University of New Hampshire School of Law In the various listing, during recent years Ukraine keeps the leading status of one of the most pirated countries in the world. So-called “online theft” is a … Continue reading »