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PATENT IN KYRGYZSTAN

Patent KyrgyzstanMIKHAILYUK, SOROKOLAT & PARTNERS offers the full range of legal services related to patent registration in Kyrgyzstan including patent search, patent translation, filing and further prosecution of the Kyrgyz patent application, patent maintenance, preparing and recordal of assignment and license agreements as well as representing clients before courts. We do our best to represent our clients' interests in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.

Patent protection in Kyrgyzstan may be also obtained via Eurasian patent.

The validity term of a Patent in Kyrgyzstan is 20 years from the filing date. For pharmaceutical patents it is possible to apply for extension of this term for 5 years. In case the patent is extended the Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) is issued.

Novelty grace period is 12 months from disclosure of the information on invention before filing the application or priority date thereof, if priority is claimed.

Overview of the Patent registration procedure in Kyrgyzstan:
After completion of filing procedure the Kyrgyz patent application undergoes the preliminary examination within 10 months. On condition that the applicant submits all required documents, the notification about positive result of the preliminary examination is issued. The substantive examination in Kyrgyzstan is conducted at the optional applicants request, which may be filed within 30 months from the date of filing the application for invention, alternatively the patent will be issued at the applicants responsibility. If the request to issue the limited patent is filed the decision to grant a patent is issued within 2 months. If the substantive examination was requested the invention is verified according to the requirements of patentability. If the invention meets the requirements of patentability, the grant decision is issued. After payment of the registration and publication fees the patent is issued.

The procedure of the patent registration in Kyrgyzstan takes from 2 to 4 years.

Foreign applicants must be represented before the Office by a registered Kyrgyz patent attorney.

For filing a patent application in Kyrgyzstan we need:
- your filing instructions with applicants and inventors name, address and citizenship;
- filing number and date of priority application or PCT application;
- specification with claims, abstract and drawings;
- copy of the amendments, if any;
- Power of Attorney simply signed and stamped by the applicant(s), legalization and notarization are not required (may be provided to the Kyrgyz Patent Office within 2 months from filing the application);
- for conventional applications - Certified copy of the priority document if priority is claimed (may be provided to the Kyrgyz Patent Office within 4 months from the filing date).

The term for entering the Kyrgyz national phase of a PCT application is 31 months from the priority date. The term for filing a conventional patent application in Kyrgyzstan is 12 months from the priority date.

For more information about patent registration in Kyrgyzstan or quotation for filing and prosecution of the Kyrgyz patent application please contact us.

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