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Intellectual property protection system in Georgia

Intellectual Property in Georgia

1. Georgia general info

Georgia is a sovereign state in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the West by the Black Sea, to the North by Russia, to the South by Turkey and Armenia, and to the Southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital of Georgia is Tbilisi. Georgia covers a territory of 69,700 km², and its population is almost 4 millions. Georgia is a unitary, semi-presidential republic, with the government elected through a representative democracy.

International Country Code: GE

Time zone: UTC+4                     

Currency: Georgian Lari (GEL)

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

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

Brief information about Trademark registration in Georgia

Brief information about Industrial Design registration in Georgia

2. IP Legal Base in Georgia

Law of Georgia on Patents
Trademark Law of Georgia
Law of Georgia on Design
Law of Georgia on Copyright and Neighboring Rights
Law of Georgia for the Protection of New Breeds of Animals and Varieties of Plants
Law of Georgia on Border Measures Related to Intellectual Property
Law of Georgia on Permission for Distribution of Agricultural Crop Varieties, Seeds and Planting Materials
Law of Georgia on Topographies of Integrated Circuits
Law of Georgia on Protection of Selected Achievements

3. International organizations/agreements

Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Micro-organisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
WIPO Copyright Treaty
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Patent Cooperation Treaty

4. Patent Office Contact Details

National Intellectual Property Centre (SAKPATENTI)
5, Antioch Str.
Mtskheta, 3300
Phone: (+99532) 225 25 33
Fax: (+99532) 225 25 31
Email: info@sakpatenti.org.ge
www.sakpatenti.org.ge

5. IP registration costs

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


For more information on IP registration in Georgia  

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 16/01/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Georgian IP Laws

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