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Tajikistan

  • International Country Code:

    TJ
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +05:00
  • Currency:

    Tajikistani Somoni (TJS)

Patent in Tajikistan (non-PCT)

Tajikistan
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  • Patent fees

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

  • Minimum filing requirements in Tajikistan

- A request to grant a patent with an indication of the title of the invention, name and address of the applicant;
- description of the invention;
- drawings, if any.

  • Language of the Tajik patent application

The official language of proceedings in Tajikistan is Tajik or Russian. If the application materials are provided in any other language, the translation into Tajik or Russian should be provided within three months from the date of filing the patent application in Tajikistan.

  • Priority document

The priority application should be provided to the Tajikistani Patent Office within three months from the filing of the application.

  • 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.

  • Substantive examination request

The substantive examination should be requested within three years from the filing date of the application. Extension or restoration of this term is not possible.

  • Time limits for amending the application

The applicant may amend or correct the application before the decision to grant a patent is issued. The application may be amended without any official charges within three months from filing.

  • Grant and maintenance

Official fees should be paid within 2 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. All subsequent annuities are counted starting from the filing date and are paid before the beginning of the next year.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

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

  • Notes

1. Online Search Database for Eurasian Patents (EAPO).
2. The patent protection in Tajikistan may also be obtained via Eurasian Patent.
3. Registration of a petty patent based on formal examination results is possible under the Tajik legislation.

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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