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Intellectual property protection in Armenia

Intellectual Property in Armenia

1. Armenia general info

Armenia, officially the Republic of Armenia, is a landlocked, mountainous country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it borders Turkey to the West, Georgia to the North, Azerbaijan to the East, and Iran and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan to the South. The capital of Armenia is Yerevan with a population of about 1,073,700. Armenian is the only official language even though Russian is widely used, especially in education, and could be considered as a de facto "second language". Armenia is a member of the Eurasian Patent Convention.

International Country Code: AM

Time zone: UTC +4                       

Currency: Armenian Dram (AMD)

Brief information about Patent registration in Armenia (non-PCT)

Brief information about Patent registration in Armenia (PCT national phase)

Brief information about Trademark registration in Armenia

Brief information about Industrial Design registration in Armenia

2. IP Legal Base in Armenia

Law on Trademarks
Law on Inventions, Utility Models and Industrial Designs
Law on Copyright and Related Rights
Law on Trade Names
Law on the Legal Protection of Topographies of Integrated Circuits

3. International organizations/agreements

Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks Registration
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs
Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs
Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Micro-organisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks
Vienna Agreement Establishing an International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Patent Law Treaty

4. Patent Office Contact Details

Intellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Armenia
Central Avenue, Government House 3
0010 Yerevan
The Republic of Armenia
Phone: (+374) 11 597-534
Fax: (+374) 10 543-467
Email: armpat@aipa.am
www.aipa.am

5. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Armenia are available in the fee calculator.


Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 12/01/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Armenian IP Laws

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