• International Country Code:

    KG
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +06:00
  • Currency:

    Kyrgyzstani Som (KGS)

Trademark registration in Kyrgyzstan

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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Minimum filing requirements in Kyrgyzstan

To obtain a date of filing the trademark application must contain:
- application for the registration of a designation as a trademark with the indication of an applicant and also of his place of residence or place of destination;
- the designation claimed;
- the list of goods and services for which registration of a trademark is being requested according to the classes of the Nice Classification.

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Kyrgyzstan.

  • Requirements to the Power of Attorney

Official legalisation and notarization are not required. It may be provided within two months from filing the trademark application.

  • Priority document

A copy of the priority document should be provided to the Kyrgyzstani Trademark Office at the time of filing of an application or within three months from the filing date.

  • Opposition period

Trademark applications in Kyrgyzstan are not published for the opposition purposes.

  • Use requirement

Continuous non-use of a trademark in Kyrgyzstan within three years after its official registration may cause cancellation after an interested person has filed a motivated request to the Court.

  • Grant, validity term, and trademark renewal

The grant fee shall be paid within two months as of the date of receipt of the decision to grant. This term may be extended for three months provided that the additional fee is paid. A trademark in Kyrgyzstan is valid for ten years from the date of filing and can be renewed for consecutive ten-year periods an unlimited number of times. A request to renew the registration should be filed within one year before the expiry date of the last registration or a grace period of six months after the expiry date on condition of payment of a surcharge. It is not possible to reinstate a lapsed trademark after grace period expiration.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

For foreign applicants, it is necessary to perform the trademark prosecution in Kyrgyzstan through an agent, a registered Kyrgyzstani trademark attorney.

  • What can be registered as a trademark in Kyrgyzstan

Verbal, figurative, three-dimensional and other elements or a combination thereof may be registered as a trademark in Kyrgyzstan.

  •  Note

Online Search Databases: Kyrgyzstani 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 Kyrgyzstani IP Laws

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