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A round up of the latest Intellectual Property news.

The procedure of trademark registration in Kyrgyzstan

Aizhan MUKHAMMAD Country Director – KAZAKHSTAN Trademark registration procedure in Kyrgyzstan is regulated by the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic dated 14 January 1998 No. 7 On Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin. The authorized body is the State Service for Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (hereinafter – Kyrgyzpatent). Verbal, […]

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Recognition of a trademark as well-known in Kazakhstan

Aizhan MUKHAMMAD Country Director – KAZAKHSTAN Recognition of a trademark as well-known gives certain advantages to the trademark holder in comparison with the ordinary trademark registration. One of the significant differences is the extension of the protection of a well-known trademark to all goods and services. The procedure for recognizing a trademark as well-known is provided for […]

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Thailand: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence and its possible effects on Thailand

By Jessica Sangiumpun and Dan Greif With our ever-growing dependence on technology, the field of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) is stronger than ever.  AI can be defined as “machine intelligence that imitates human intelligence processes including learning, reasoning, and self-correction.” Currently AI is mostly seen in “automation, machine learning, and robotics” with corporations like Google, Tesla, […]

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Copyright registration in Kazakhstan

Aizhan MUKHAMMAD Country Director – KAZAKHSTAN Copyright registration is not mandatory in Kazakhstan, since copyrights arise upon the creation of a work, regardless of its purpose, content and dignity, as well as the method and form of expression. At the same time, the legislation of Kazakhstan provides for the registration of copyright. Registration is made only on […]

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Trademark registration in Kyrgyzstan

Registration of a trademark in Kyrgyzstan is regulated by the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic dated January 14, 1998 No. 7 concerning Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin. The authorized body is the State Service for Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (hereinafter – Kyrgyzpatent). Verbal, graphic, three-dimensional and […]

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Trademark infringement in Kazakhstan

Aizhan MUKHAMMAD Country Director – KAZAKHSTAN In accordance with the laws regarding trademarks, the violation of the exclusive right to a trademark is the introduction, without the consent of the owner (trademark holder) of a trademark or designations comparable to a trademark, which causes confusion, into circulation with respect to homogeneous goods or services, and in the […]

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Types of Copyright Transfer Agreements KAZAKHSTAN

Aizhan MUKHAMMAD Country Director – KAZAKHSTAN Copyright agreement on transfer and assignment of copyright. According to the copyright agreement, the rights to a work can be either assigned or transferred for temporary use. According to the agreement on the transfer of exclusive copyrights, the licensor (author) gives the licensee the right to temporarily use the work in […]

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S&O activities: Destruction Ceremony of Intellectual Property Rights Infringing Goods

By Jessica Sangiumpun and Dan Greif On September 12, 2019, the Thai Department of Intellectual Property (“DIP”) held a counterfeit goods destruction ceremony at the 1st Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment at Don Mueang, Bangkok. DIP counterfeit destruction ceremonies were introduced in 2009 and have been held sixteen times. The September 2019 Destruction Ceremony was joined by […]

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TERMS OF PATENT EXAMINATION – Kazakhstan

In order to obtain a title of protection for an industrial property, the application for a patent should pass the stages of formal and substantive examinations. Upon filing the application, the date of filing with the assignment of a serial number is established. After, the formal examination follows. During the formal examination in relation to […]

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Memorandum of Understanding Between the Counter Counterfeit Committee of Cambodia (CCCC) and the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EuroCham Cambodia)

Schmitt and Orlov Morgane Issenmann and Dan Greif 7 October 2019 The Counter Counterfeit Committee of Cambodia (CCCC) and the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EuroCham Cambodia) have undertaken to collaborate to fight against counterfeit products in the Kingdom of Cambodia. His Excellency General Meach Sophana, President of the CCCC, and Mr Arnaud Darc, […]

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