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 other designations or their combinations may be registered as trademarks. Registration procedure takes two stages:
Stage 1 – preliminary examination, during which the contents of the application for compliance with legal requirements are checked. Duration – 1 month
Stage 2 – examination of the claimed designation is carried out at the end of the preliminary examination and takes 12 months from the date of application.
The application is submitted to Kyrgyzpatent. Online submission is also possible on the website http://patent.kg/ru/. The application should contain:
1) an application for registration with indication of the applicant details, as well as their location or place of residence;
3) list of goods.
The application is submitted in the state or Russian language. The application must be accompanied by:
1) a document confirming the payment of the fee in the prescribed amount;
2) a description of the claimed designation;
3) the charter of a collective mark, if the application is submitted for a collective mark.
Based on the results of the examination, a decision is issued on registration of a trademark or on refusal to register it. Registration data is published by Kyrgyzpatent in the official bulletin within 1 month. Issuing a certificate for a trademark by Kyrgyzpatent is carried out 3 months after the publication date in the official bulletin.
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