• International Country Code:

    TM
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +05:00
  • Currency:

    Turkmen new manat (TMT)

Trademark registration in Turkmenistan

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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible.

  • Minimum filing requirements in Turkmenistan

- A request for trademark registration with an indication of information about the applicant;
- representation of the claimed trademark;
- a list of goods/services for which trademark registration is sought.

  • Priority document

A certified copy of the priority document should be submitted to the Patent Office within three months from the date of filing.

  • Requirements for the Power of Attorney

A simply signed Power of Attorney should be provided within two months from the date of filing. Official legalisation is not required.

  • Opposition period

An opposition can be filed by any interested party before the decision to register a trademark is issued.

  • Grant, validity term, and trademark renewal

The official fee for registration must be paid within three months after issuance of the corresponding notice of allowance. The trademark in Turkmenistan is valid for ten years from the filing of the application and may be renewed every ten years. An application for renewal must be filed within one year before the expiration date of the registration, or within the six-month grace period after the expiration date of the registration.

  • Use requirement

In case of continuous non-use of a trademark in Turkmenistan within any three years after its official registration any interested party may file a request for cancellation of the trademark.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

For foreign persons, it is recommended to perform the trademark prosecution in Turkmenistan through an agent, a registered Turkmen trademark attorney.

  • What can be registered as a trademark in Turkmenistan

Verbal, figurative, 3-dimensional and other elements and their combination may be registered as a trademark in Turkmenistan.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 29/01/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Turkmen IP Laws

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