Intellectual property protection system in Uzbekistan

Intellectual Property in Uzbekistan

1. Uzbekistan general info

Uzbekistan, officially the Republic of Uzbekistan, is a unitary, constitutional, presidential republic. Uzbekistan borders Kazakhstan and the Aral Sea to the North and Northwest, Turkmenistan to the Southwest, Tajikistan to the Southeast, and Kyrgyzstan to the Northeast. Uzbekistan also shares a small border (less than 150 km or 93 mi) with Afghanistan to the South. Among the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries, it is the 5th largest state by area and the 3rd largest state by population. Major cities include Andijan, Bukhara, Samarkand, Namangan and the capital Tashkent.

International Country Code: UZ

Time zone: UTC +5                               

Currency: Uzbekistan Som (UZS)

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

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

Brief information about Trademark registration in Uzbekistan

Brief information about Industrial Design registration in Uzbekistan

2. IP Legal Base in Uzbekistan

Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Inventions, Utility Models and Industrial Designs
Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin
Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the Legal Protection of Computer Programs and Databases
Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Copyright and Related Rights

3. International organizations/agreements

Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs
Patent Law Treaty
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Micro-organisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks
Trademark Law Treaty
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Patent Cooperation Treaty

4. Patent Office Contact Details

Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Uzbekistan
59, Mustakillik avenue
Tashkent, 100000
Phone: (998 71) 232-50-50
Fax: (998 71) 232-50-05
Еmail: info@ima.uz
www.ima.uz

5. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Uzbekistan 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 Uzbek IP Laws

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