HomeIP-GuideKazakhstan General information
  • International Country Code:

    KZ
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +05:00
  • Currency:

    Kazakhstani Tenge (KZT)

Intellectual property protection system in Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan general info

Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, located in Central Asia with the Ural River flowing through the west of the country. The ninth largest country in the world by land area, it is also the world's largest landlocked country; its territory of 2,724,900 km2 is equivalent to Western Europe. Moreover, lying on both sides of the Ural River makes Kazakhstan one of only two landlocked countries in the world located simultaneously on two continents.
Kazakhstan borders 
RussiaChinaKyrgyzstanUzbekistan as well as Turkmenistan and adjoins a large part of the Caspian Sea. Kazakhstan is a member of the Eurasian Patent Convention.

 

IP Legal Base in Kazakhstan

Law on Patents of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin
Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Copyright and Related Rights
Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the Protection of Selection Achievements

 

International organizations/agreements

Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks
Patent Law Treaty
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification
Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs
Trademark Law Treaty
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
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

 

Patent Office Contact Details

National Institute of Intellectual Property
House of Ministries (Entrance No. 1, 2)
8, Orynbor Street
Left Bank
010000, Astana
Phone: +7 (7172) 74-96-60
Fax: +7 (7172) 74-96-21
Email: kazpatent@kazpatent.kz
www.kazpatent.kz

 

IP registration costs

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

 

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 Kazakhstani IP Laws

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