TURKMENISTAN

The Turkmenpatent, also known as the Turkmenistan Patent and Trademarks Office, is responsible for overseeing the entire trademark registration procedure. To register a trademark in Turkmenistan, an application must be submitted to them. The ‘first-to-file’ method is used. Turkmenistan uses the Nice Classification, Tenth Edition.

Requirements

Russian and Turkmen are the official languages of the proceedings before the Turkmen Trademark Office. Applications should be submitted in either Russian or Turkmen, however supporting documentation can be submitted in any language. For foreign applicants, the translation must be submitted within two months of the filing date; for national applicants, it must be submitted at the time of filing.

Turkmenistan requires the following information to determine the filing date of a trademark application: a request for trademark registration;

  • A list of goods and services
  • A representation of the trademark that is being claimed
  • The applicant’s data.

Within three months of the date of filing, a certified copy of the Priority Document must be delivered to the Turkmen Trademark Office in order to assert priority.

The original Power of Attorney that has been sealed or stamped.

Duration

In Turkmenistan, obtaining a trademark registration might take anywhere from one to five years, assuming all prosecution procedures are followed correctly.

The Turkmenpatent, also known as the Turkmenistan Patent and Trademarks Office, is responsible for overseeing the entire trademark registration procedure. To register a trademark in Turkmenistan, an application must be submitted to them. The ‘first-to-file’ method is used. Turkmenistan uses the Nice Classification, Tenth Edition.

Requirements

Russian and Turkmen are the official languages of the proceedings before the Turkmen Trademark Office. Applications should be submitted in either Russian or Turkmen, however supporting documentation can be submitted in any language. For foreign applicants, the translation must be submitted within two months of the filing date; for national applicants, it must be submitted at the time of filing.

Turkmenistan requires the following information to determine the filing date of a trademark application: a request for trademark registration;

  • A list of goods and services
  • A representation of the trademark that is being claimed
  • The applicant’s data.

Within three months of the date of filing, a certified copy of the Priority Document must be delivered to the Turkmen Trademark Office in order to assert priority.

The original Power of Attorney that has been sealed or stamped.

Duration

In Turkmenistan, obtaining a trademark registration might take anywhere from one to five years, assuming all prosecution procedures are followed correctly.

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