Kazakhstan, Trademark registration
MIKHAILYUK, SOROKOLAT & PARTNERS
Patent and Trademark Attorneys
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MIKHAILYUK, SOROKOLAT & PARTNERS offers the full range of legal services related to industrial design registration in Kazakhstan including design search, drafting the specification, filing and further prosecution of a Kazakh design application, maintenance of an industrial design patent in force, preparing and recordal of assignment and licence agreement as well as representing clients before courts. We do our best to represent our clients' interests in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.
The maximum validity term of an industrial design patent in Kazakhstan is 20 years from the filing date, i.e. 15-year basic term which may be renewed for 5 additional years.
Novelty grace period is 6 months from disclosure of the information on industrial design before filing the application.
The industrial design application in Kazakhstan may include several designs (variants) in one multiple industrial design application if the designs concern the same object or may be identified as a kit of goods and have a single design concept.
Overview of the industrial design registration procedure in Kazakhstan:
After completion of filing procedure the Kazakh design application undergoes the formal examination. Substantive examination should be requested within 3 months from the date of issuance of the Notification about completion of the formal examination. On condition that the application meets the requirements of patentability of the industrial design a decision to grant a patent is issued. After payment of the grant and publication fees as well as first post grant annuities the patent is issued.