HomeIP-GuideKyrgyzstan General informationInvention (PCT National Phase) Kyrgyzstan
  • International Country Code:

    KG
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +06:00
  • Currency:

    Kyrgyzstani Som (KGS)

Kyrgyz PCT national phase entry

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  • Patent fees

Fees associated with Kyrgyzstani PCT national phase entry as well as other patent fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Time limits for entry the PCT national phase in Kyrgyzstan 

The deadline for entry the Kyrgyz national phase of a PCT application is 31 months from the priority date.

  • Minimum of filing documents in Kyrgyzstan

Filing of description, claims, figures and abstract are required to obtain a date of filing for the Kyrgyz patent application based on the PCT.

  • Language of the Kyrgyz patent application based on the PCT

The official languages of the Kyrgyz application based on the PCT are Kyrgyz and Russian. Russian translation is acceptable; however, the claims and abstract of the PCT application still should be translated into Kyrgyz. The translation of the PCT application into official language should be provided within three months from the date of entering the Kyrgyzstani national phase if it is filed in any other language.

  • Power of Attorney requirements

Official legalization or notarization is not required. It may be provided within two months from filing.

  • Substantive examination request

The substantive examination of a patent application is optional. The applicant should file a request specifying whether he wishes to conduct substantive examination or a patent should be granted based on the results of the formal examination. In case the corresponding request is not filed within 30 months from the national phase entry date, the application is considered withdrawn.

  • Time limits for amending the application based on the PCT

An applicant may amend an application free of charge within two months from the national phase entry. If the amendments are made after the two-month term, a document confirming the payment of the corresponding fee should be enclosed.

  • Grant and maintenance fees

The official fees for patent registration 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 this term as well. All next annuities are counted from the international filing date and are paid before the beginning of the following year.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

Representation before the Kyrgyz Patent Office through a registered Kyrgyzstani patent attorney is required for foreigners or stateless persons residing or having a permanent location outside Kyrgyzstan.

  • Notes

1. Online Database for Eurasian Patents (EAPO) Search.
2. The PCT application in Kyrgyzstan may also be nationalized via entering the Eurasian regional stage.
3. Entering the PCT national phase as a utlility model is possible in Kyrgyzstan.

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 Kyrgyzstani IP Laws

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