INTERNATIONAL TREATIES TO WHICH
Turkmenistan IS SIGNATORY
(i)Paris Convention for the protection of Industrial Property
(ii) Patent Co-operation Treaty â€“ PCT.
(iii) Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights "TRIPS".
(iv)Eurasian Patent Convention.
TIME LINE CLAIMING CONVENTION PRIORITY
FILING WITH PATENT OFFICE - 12 Months
REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION -Within 6 month from the date of direction
COMPLIANCE OF OFFICE ACTION -
ANY OTHER COMPLIANCE -
Patent legislation in
IP LAW OF TURKMENISTAN - GCC
The Russian legal system follows the Civil Law model.
Patents in Russia are governed by Russian Patent Law 2008.
Patents in Russia can be granted by:
- The Russian Patents Office - ROSPATENT
- The Eurasian Patents Office - EAPO
Basics regarding patentability of inventions in
Inventions may relate to products, processes or industrial applications. Patents are therefore granted to inventions that:
* Are New or Novel
* Involve an inventive step
* Comprise of a process or an Industrial application of the invention.
For an Invention to be patentable, it should contain the following:
(i). Novelty: An invention is considered new or novel if it is not included in the state of the art. State of the art consists of all the information available and accessible to the public prior to the date of filing for the patent application nationally or internationally by means of its description, use or any other method by which it may be known or utilised by experts in the field.
(ii). Inventive Step: is, given the prevailing state of the art, it is not obvious to an expert in that field. An invention is considered "obvious" when it is within the grasp of a skilled person in that field of expertise & therefore to be expected from him.
(iii). Industrial Application: of the invention would be "when the object of the invention may be produced, manufactured or used in any kind of industry including agriculture"