Intellectual property protection system in Belarus

Intellectual Property in Belarus

1. Belarus general info

Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe which borders with Russia to the Northeast, Ukraine to the South, Poland to the West, and Lithuania and Latvia to the Northwest. Minsk is the capital of Belarus; the other main cities are Brest, Grodno, Gomel, Mogilev and Vitebsk. Belarus is a member of the Eurasian Patent Convention.

International Country Code: BY

Time zone: Further-Eastern European Time (UTC +3)

Currency: New Belarusian Ruble (BYN)

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

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

Brief information about Trademark registration in Belarus

Brief information about Industrial Design registration in Belarus

2. IP Legal Base in Belarus

Law of the Republic of Belarus on Patents for Inventions, Utility Models and Industrial Designs
Law of the Republic of Belarus on Trademarks and Service Marks
Law of the Republic of Belarus on Copyright and Related Rights
Law of the Republic of Belarus on Geographical Indications
Law of the Republic of Belarus on the Legal Protection of Topographies of Integrated Circuits
Law of the Republic of Belarus on Patents for Plant Varieties

3. International organizations/agreements 

Eurasian Patent Convention
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Patent Law Treaty
Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks
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 Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure

4. Patent Office Contact Details

National Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP)
20 Kozlova Street
Minsk 220034
Phone: +375 17 290 44 21
Fax: +375 17 285 26 05
Email: icd@belgospatent.by
www.belgospatent.org.by

5. IP registration costs

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


Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 15/01/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Belarusian IP Laws

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