Kyrgyzstan

  • International Country Code:

    KG
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +06:00
  • Currency:

    Kyrgyzstani Som (KGS)

Trademark registration in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan
from 670.00
Number of Classes
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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:
- a request for registration of a trademark (including the indication of an applicant, a place of residence or registered address of the applicant);
- representation of the trademark;
- the list of goods and/or services 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

The original of a sealed/stamped Power of Attorney may be provided within two months from filing the trademark application. In case the stamp is not available, the POA must be notarised.

  • Priority document

A certified 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

There is no official procedure for filing oppositions in Kyrgyzstan. However, third party observations against a trademark registration may be filed during the whole examination procedure before the decision is taken by the Patent Office.  

  • 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.

  •  Notes

1. Online Search Databases: Kyrgyzstani Trademarks, International Trademarks.
2. Response to the provisional refusal of international trademark registration must be filed within two months from the date of its receipt by the holder. This time limit can be extended up to 12 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 Kyrgyz. Final refusal may be appealed within 3 months from the date of receipt of the decision.

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 Kyrgyzstani IP Laws

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