Intellectual property protection system in Azerbaijan

Intellectual property system in Azerbaijan

1. Azerbaijan general info

Azerbaijan, officially the Republic of Azerbaijan is the largest country in the Caucasus region located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. It is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the East, Russia to the North, Georgia to the Northwest, Armenia to the West and Iran to the South. The exclave of Nakhchivan is bounded by Armenia to the North and East, Iran to the South and West while having a short borderline with Turkey in the Northwest. The total area of Azerbaijan is 86,600 km2. The population of Azerbaijan is about 9,754,830. Azerbaijan is a member of the Eurasian Patent Convention.

International Country Code: AZ

Time zone: AZT (UTC+4)

Currency: Azerbaijani Manat (AZN)

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

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

Brief information about Trademark registration in Azerbaijan

Brief information about Industrial Design registration in Azerbaijan

2. IP Legal Base in Azerbaijan

Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Patents
Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Trademarks and Geographical Indications
Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Legal Protection of Topographies of Integrated Circuits
Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Copyright and Related Rights
Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Legal Protection of Compilations of Data

3. International organizations/agreements

Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
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
Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
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

4. Patent Office Contact Details 

State Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Patent of the Republic of Azerbaijan
124, Mardanov gardashlary street
Nasimi district, Baku
Phone: (994 12) 449 99 59
Fax: (994 12) 440 52 24
Email: office@azstand.gov.az
www.azstand.gov.az

5. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijani IP Laws

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