Intellectual property protection system in Turkmenistan

Intellectual Property in Turkmenistan

 

1. Turkmenistan general info

Turkmenistan is bordered by Afghanistan to the Southeast, Iran to the South and Southwest, Uzbekistan to the East and North, Kazakhstan to the Northwest, and the Caspian Sea to the West. The territory of Turkmenistan is about 491,210 km2 (189,657 sq mi), and it is the world's 53rd largest country. Turkmenistan is a member of the Eurasian Patent Convention.

International Country Code: TM

Time zone: UTC +5                             

Currency: Turkmen new manat (TMT)

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

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

Brief information about Trademark registration in Turkmenistan

Brief information about Industrial Design registration in Turkmenistan

2. IP Legal Base in Turkmenistan

Law on Inventions and Industrial Designs
Law on Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin
Law on the Legal Protection of Algorithms, Electronic Computer Programs, Databases and Topographies of Integrated Circuits
Law on Copyright and Related Rights
Law on Legal Protection of New Varieties of Plants

3. International organizations/agreements

Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification
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
Vienna Agreement Establishing an International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of International Designs
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Patent Cooperation Treaty

4. Patent Office Contact Details

Patent Department of Ministry of Economy and Finance of Turkmenistan
2008 Str., 4/1
Ashgabat, 744000
Phone: (99312) 39-50-93
Fax: (99312) 35-04-14
Email: tmpatent@online.tm
www.tmpatent.org

5. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Turkmenistan 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 Turkmen IP Laws

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