Intellectual property protection system in Tajikistan

Intellectual Property in Tajikistan

1. Tajikistan general info

Tajikistan, officially the Republic of Tajikistan, is a landlocked mountainous country in Central Asia. It borders Afghanistan to the South, Uzbekistan to the West, Kyrgyzstan to the North, and China to the East. After the country had become independent, Tajikistan suffered from a devastating civil war which lasted from 1992 to 1997. Tajikistan has a population of 8,610,000 people. The main urban centres of today's Tajikistan include Dushanbe (the capital), Khujand, Kulob, Aurghonteppa, and Istaravshan. Tajikistan is a member of the Eurasian Patent Convention.

International Country Code: TJ

Time zone: UTC +5                       

Currency: Tajikistani Somoni (TJS)

See brief information about Patent registration in Tajikistan (non-PCT)

See brief information about Patent registration in Tajikistan (PCT national phase)

See brief information about Trademark registration in Tajikistan

See brief information about Industrial Design registration in Tajikistan

2. IP Legal Base in Tajikistan

Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Trademarks and Service Marks
Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Industrial Designs
Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Inventions
Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Copyright and Related Rights
Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Geographical Indications
Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Popular Art Crafts
Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on the Legal Protection of the Topologies of Integrated Circuits
Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Plant Variety Protection
Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Secret Inventions
Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Commercial Secrets
Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Seed Breeding

3. International organizations/agreements

Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms

Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
WIPO Copyright Treaty
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs
Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification

4. Patent Office Contact Details

National Centre for Patents and Information
Aini st. 14 а
Dushanbe
Phone: +(992 37) 223 09 00
           +(992 37) 221 47 60
           +(992 372) 222 21 46
Fax: +(992 37) 222 21 38
Email: info@ncpi.tj
www.ncpi.tj

5. IP registration costs

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

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 29/01/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Tajikistani IP Laws

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