Plant variety registration in Kazakhstan

Plant variety is a special object of intellectual property rights protection. The State Commission for Variety Testing of agricultural crops is the authority which registrates plant variety rights in Kazakhstan State Register. Protection document which certifies intellectual property rights on a plant variety is patent.
According to Law, plant variety application passes formal and substantive examination for novelty, distinctness, uniformity and stability.

Our experts offer you legal services on plant variety registration in Kazakhstan:
- filing plant variety application;
- assist you with IP and legal advice during formal examination;
- provide legal support during substantive examination;
- monitor patent registration and publication.

Patent for plant variety is valid for 25 years. For grapes, wood decorative, fruit and forest species, including their stocks the period of validity is 35 years. The validity of a patent can be extended but not more than 10 years.

Information required for plant variety application:
  • full name and address of author and applicant (if differs);
  • name of the variety;
  • scheme of selection;
  • maintenance and reproduction features;
  • describtion of distinctive features;
  • the method of reproduction, features of cultivation of the variety;
  • information about this sort analogs with a description of manifestations their symptoms (if known).

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