30% share of the industrial shell egg market in Ukraine

30% share
of the industrial shell egg market in Ukraine

For more than seven years AVANGARDCO IPL has been producing and distributing shell eggs and egg products. The Company produces its product exclusively in Ukraine at its own production facilities. AVANGARDCO IPL exports its products to more than 40 countries and is one of the largest shell egg and dry egg product producers in Ukraine. The Company’s trademark "AVANGARDCO" was registered in Ukraine on 10 March 2011 and has been recognized as well-known.

According to the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property adopted on 20 March 1883 (Article 6septies, Paragraph 1): "If the agent or representative of the person who is the proprietor of a mark in one of the countries of the Union applies, without such proprietor’s authorization, for the registration of the mark in his own name, in one or more countries of the Union, the proprietor shall be entitled to oppose the registration applied for or demand its cancellation."

In this regard, subject to Article 6septies, Paragraph 1 of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property no one except for the real proprietor of the mark has the right to register the identical mark without such proprietor’s authorization in any of the countries of the Union. The use of the trademark "AVANGARDCO" by other companies is considered a violation of the rights of the proprietor (theft of trademark) and entails liability in accordance with international law. AVANGARDCO IPL has neither instructed anyone to register the trademark "AVANGARDCO" nor granted anyone the right to use its trademark "AVANGARDCO".