MIKHAILYUK SOROKOLAT & PARTNERS

Patent and Trademark Attorneys

IP LEGISLATION CIS COUNTRIES

Jurisdiction
Objects of protection
Term of protection + extension/renewal
Legislation
Eurasia
Invention Patent
20 years + depends upon the contracting state
Eurasian Patent Regulations
Armenia
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
The Law On on Inventions, Utility Models And Industrial Designs
Utility Model
10 years
The Law On on Inventions, Utility Models And Industrial Designs
Industrial Design
5 + 20 years
The Law On on Inventions, Utility Models And Industrial Designs
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
The Law On Trademarks
Azerbaijan
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Patent Law
Utility Model
10 years
Patent Law
Industrial Design
10 years + 5 years
Patent Law
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
The Law On Trademarks And Geographical Indications
Belarus
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Patent Law
Utility Model
5 + 3 years
Patent Law
Industrial Design
10 + 5 years
Patent Law
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
Trademark Law
Estonia
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Patent Act
Validation of the European Patent
20 + 5 years
Implementation of Convention on Grant of European Patents Act
Utility Model
4 + 6 years
Utility Model Act
Industrial Design
5 + 20 years
Industrial Design Protection Act
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
Trade Marks Act
Georgia
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Patent Law
Importation Patent
abolished as of June 24, 2010
Utility Model
10 years
Patent Law
Industrial Design
25 years
Design Law
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
Trademark Law
Kazakhstan
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Patent Law
Utility Model
5 + 3 years
Patent Law
Industrial Design
15 + 5 years
Patent Law
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
The Law On Trademarks, Service marks And Appellation Of Origin
Kyrgyzstan
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Patent Law
Utility Model
5 + 3 years
Patent Law
Industrial Design
10 + 5 years
Patent Law
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
Law On Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Places of Origin of Goods
Latvia
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Patent Law
Validation of the European Patent
20 + 5 years
European Patent Application and European Patent
Industrial Design
5 + 20 years
Law on Designs
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
Law On Trademarks And Indications Of Geographical Origin
Lithuania
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Patent Law
Validation of the European Patent
20 + 5 years
European patents in the Republic of Lithuania
Industrial Design
5 + 20 years
Law On Designs
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
Law On Trade marks
Moldova
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Law On The Protection Of Inventions
Short-term Patent
6 + 4 years
Law On The Protection Of Inventions
Validation of the European Patent
20 + 5 years
Validation Agreement
(Page 11)
Industrial Design
5 + 20 years
Law On The Protection Of Industrial Designs
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
Law On The Protection Of Trademarks
Russia
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Civil code, part 4
Utility Model
10 years (for applications filed on or after January 1, 2015; for applications with the earlier filing date the validity term is 10+3 years)
Civil code, part 4
Industrial Design
5 years + 5 years up to 25 years (for applications filed on or after January 1, 2015; for applications with the earlier filing date the validity term is 15+10 years)
Civil code, part 4
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
Civil code, part 4
Tajikistan
Invention Patent
20 years
Law On Inventions (available in Russian and Tajik only)
Petty Patent
10 years
Law On Inventions (available in Russian and Tajik only)
Industrial Design
10 + 5 years
Law On Industrial Designs
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
Law On Trademarks and Service Marks
Turkmenistan
Invention Patent
20 +5 years
Patent Law (available in Russian only, amended as of June 22, 2013; previous version)
Industrial Design
15 years
Patent Law (available in Russian only, amended as of June 22, 2013; previous version)
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
Trademark Law (available in Russian only, amended as of June 22, 2013; previous version)
Ukraine
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Law On the Protection of Rights to Inventions and Utility Models (available in Ukrainian only)
Utility Model
10 years
Law On the Protection of Rights to Inventions and Utility Models (available in Ukrainian only)
Industrial Design
10 + 5 years
Law On Protection of Rights to Industrial Designs (available in Ukrainian only)
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
Law On the Protection of Rights to Marks for Goods and Services (available in Ukrainian only)
Uzbekistan
Invention Patent
20 + 5 years
Law On Inventions, Utility Models And Industrial Designs (available in Russian only)
Utility Model
5 + 3 years
Law On Inventions, Utility Models And Industrial Designs (available in Russian only)
Industrial Design
10 + 5 years
Law On Inventions, Utility Models And Industrial Designs (available in Russian only)
Trademark
10 years + unlimited number of renewals
On Trade Marks, Service Marks And Names Of Commodity Origin Place