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Patent and Trademark Attorneys
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PATENT IN TAJIKISTAN

Patent TajikistanMIKHAILYUK, SOROKOLAT & PARTNERS offers the full range of legal services related to patent registration in Tajikistan including patent search, patent translation, filing and further prosecution of an Tajik 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 Tajikistan may be also obtained via Eurasian patent.

The validity term of a Patent in Tajikistan is 20 years from the filing date.

Novelty grace period is 6 months from disclosure of the information on invention before filing the application.

Overview of the Patent registration procedure in Tajikistan:
After completion of filing procedure the patent application in Tajikistan undergoes the formal examination within 2-3 months. On the applicant’s request, which should be filed within 3 years from the filing date, the substantive examination is conducted. If the invention meets the requirements of patentability, the grant decision is issued. If the registration and publication fees and the first post grant annuities are paid the patent is published in the Official Bulletin and the patent is issued.

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

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

For filing a patent application in Tajikistan we need:
- your filing instructions with applicant’s and inventor’s 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 Tajik 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 Tajik Patent Office within 3 months from filing the application).

The term for entering the Tajik national phase of PCT application according to Chapter I (Under PCT Article 22(1)) is 30 months from the priority date. The term for entering the Tajik national phase of PCT application according Chapter II (Under PCT Article 39(1)) is 31 months from the priority date. The term for filing a conventional patent application in Tajikistan is 12 months from the priority date.

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

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