• International Country Code:

    KZ
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +05:00
  • Currency:

    Kazakhstani Tenge (KZT)

Trademark registration in Kazakhstan

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  • Trademark fees

Fees associated with filing trademark applications in Kazakhstan as well as other trademark fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Kazakhstan.

  • Minimum filing documents

To obtain a filing date, it is necessary to provide the National Institute of Intellectual Property with:
- request to register a trademark;
- information about the applicant(s) and the address(es) of the applicant(s);
- representations of the trademark;
- an indication of goods and/or services for which the trademark will be registered;
- filing fee.

  • Power of Attorney

The Power of Attorney may be provided simultaneously with filing or within three months from the filing of the trademark application in Kazakhstan.

  • Priority document

The priority document must be provided within two months from the filing of the trademark application in Kazakhstan. If the priority document is not in Kazakh or Russian, the certified translation thereof must accompany the document.

  • Opposition period

Opposition period in not stipulated for the trademark applications in Kazakhstan.

  • Grant, validity term, and trademark renewal

The official fees for registration and publication should be paid within three months from the date of receiving the decision to register the trademark. A trademark in Kazakhstan is valid for ten years from the filing date of the application. It may be renewed an unlimited number of times for ten-year periods within one year before expiration of the validity term. It may also be renewed within six months after the renewal due date provided that a surcharge is paid. Reinstatement of a lapsed trademark after said six-month period is not possible.

  • Use requirement

Any interested person may file an opposition against registered trademark in Kazakhstan if this trademark has not been used within any three consecutive years after registration.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

It is necessary for the foreigners to perform the trademark prosecution in Kazakhstan through an agent, a registered Kazakhstani trademark attorney.

  • What can be registered as a trademark in Kazakhstan

Figurative, verbal, literal, numerical, 3-dimensional and other elements which allow distinguishing between similar goods and services may be registered as a trademark in Kazakhstan.

  •  Note

Online Search databases: Kazakhstani Trademarks, International Trademarks.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 16/01/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Kazakh IP Laws

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