Attention copyright holders! The terms of validity of titles of protection for OIP are expiring




Dear applicants!


For the first time in Central Asia, a Master's degree programme on "Intellectual Property and Business Law" will be launched


Attention applicants and interested parties!


As of July 1, 2024, it is registered on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Frequently asked Questions

According to paragraph 13) of Article 2 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On the Protection of Breeding Achievements" (hereinafter referred to as the Law), a breeding achievement is a new variety of plants, a new breed of animal (including additional branches of animal husbandry, such as fur farming, rabbit breeding, maral breeding, mule breeding, reindeer breeding, donkey breeding, poultry, beekeeping, fish farming, dog breeding), which are the result of human creative activity, for which a patent has been issued. According to paragraph 1 of Article 4 of the Law, a breeding achievement must have novelty, uniformity and stability.

Copyright is the relationship that arises in connection with the creation and use of works of science, literature and art. Copyright includes property and non-property rights.

In accordance with paragraph 8 of Article 1 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated July 26, 1999 N456 "On Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin of Goods" (hereinafter referred to as the Law), a trademark, service mark (hereinafter referred to as a trademark) is a designation registered in accordance with this Law or protected without registration by virtue of international treaties in which the Republic of Kazakhstan participates, serving to distinguish goods (services) of some legal entities or individuals from similar goods (services) of other legal entities or individuals.

The list of objects of intellectual rights activity given in Article 961 of the Civil Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan (after - CC of the RK). Terms of the legal protection of inventions, utility models are defined in Article 991 of the Civil Code of the RK.

Inventions that legal protection, technical solution which is new, involve an inventive step and is industrially applicable.

Utility models, which enjoy legal protection, technical solution which is new and industrially applicable.