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Tajikistan

  • International Country Code:

    TJ
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +05:00
  • Currency:

    Tajikistani Somoni (TJS)

Industrial Design registration in Tajikistan

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  • Design fees

Fees associated with filing industrial design application in Tajikistan as well as other design fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Multiple design applications

Multiple industrial design applications are permitted in Tajikistan.

  • Term for filing design applications in Tajikistan

The term for filing a design application in Tajikistan claiming priority is six months from the priority date.

  • Filing requirements in Tajikistan

- Request to grant a patent with an indication of the title of the industrial design, applicant's and author's name and address;
- Set of representations of the industrial design;
- Description of the industrial design including the list of its essential features.

  • Power of Attorney requirements

No notarization or legalization is required. A simply signed Power of Attorney is required in case the applicant is a natural person, while for legal entities it should be signed and stamped. The PoA should be provided to the Patent Office within 2 months from the filing date.

  • Priority document

A copy of the priority document should be provided to the Patent Office within three months from the date of filing.

  • Novelty grace period

Six months from disclosure of the information about the industrial design before the filing of the application does not disprove the novelty of the industrial design according to the Tajik legislation.

  • Examination of design application in Tajikistan

Formal and substantive examinations. Formal examination starts automatically after expiration of 3 months counting from the filing date of the application. Substantive examination has to be requested within 12 months from the filing date of the application. This term may not be extended or restored.

  • Grant and validity term

Fees for granting should be paid within two months from the date of receipt of the decision to grant a patent. The first post-grant annuities starting from the 3rd year must be paid within said term as well. The industrial design patent in Tajikistan is valid for ten years from the date of filing and may be extended on the applicant’s request but no more than for five years.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

Foreigners should perform the design prosecution in Tajikistan through an agent, a registered Tajik patent attorney.

  • What can be registered

The legal protection may be granted to the new and original artistic solutions which determine an appearance of a product.

  • What cannot be registered

- solutions which are determined only by technical function of a product;
- solutions, which contradict public interest , principles of humanity and morality;
- architectural objects (including the industrial, hydrotechnic and other facilities) except for small architectural forms;
- printed products;
- objects of an unstable form from liquid, gaseous, powdery or similar substances.

  • Note

Online Database for International Designs Search.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 04.03.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Tajikistani IP Laws

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