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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 requirements

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;
- payment of the filing fee.

  • Power of Attorney

A copy of the sealed/stamped Power of Attorney may be provided simultaneously with filing or within three months from the date of notification from the TMO. In case the stamp is not available, the POA must be notarised.

  • Priority document

The Priority document should be provided along with the application or within three months from the notification of TMO. The translation of the Priority Document into Russian or Kazakh may be requested by the Patent Office.

  • Opposition period

Opposition period in not stipulated for the trademark applications in Kazakhstan. Still, it is possible to file an informing letter to the examiner (observations) containing the arguments against registration of the mark. The observations may be submitted during the whole examination procedure before the decision is taken by the Patent Office.

  • 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.

  •  Notes

1. Online Search databases: Kazakhstani Trademarks, International Trademarks.
2. Response to the provisional refusal of international trademark registration must be filed within three months from the date of notification of provisional refusal. This time limit can be extended up to 6 months. It is necessary to appoint a local representative for filing the response and / or requesting a time extension. Response can be filed in Russian or Kazakh. Final refusal may be appealed within 3 months after its issuance.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 07.04.2021
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Kazakh IP Laws