Patent maintenceThe term of protection for utility model is 5 years from the filing date, for invention - 20 years from the filing date. This terms can be prolongated for not more than 3 and 5 years respectively.
In order to keep a patent in force patent maintenance fees must be made to Kazakh patent office.
The patent can be terminated in case of non-payment of the renewal fee for maintaining. Maintence fees for invention are charged for each year, starting from the first year from the date of filing.
In order to timely maintenance of patent, specialists of IPStyle will: