GENERAL INFORMATION TO KNOW

Applicant Individuals and legal entities
Objects of design Shape, configuration, ornament and color combination
Fee reduction Reduced in case an author and an applicant are the same person
Patentability criteria Novelty and originality
Unity of design Application may relate to one or group of designs with a single design concept
Validity of design 15 years from filing date and reneweble within 5 years period
 
Member of Paris Convention
 
POA Simply signed copy of POA is required. No notarization or legalization is needed.
 
Patent Attorney Reuired for non-resident applicants/holders
 
Customs
Patented objects may not be entered into the Customs Register
 
Language Kazakh or Russian