Country code: AZ
Location: Southwestern Asia
Area: total: 86,600 sq km (water: 500 sq km, land: 86,100 sq km)
Population: 7,830,764 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Baku
Languages: Azerbaijani (Azeri) 89%, Russian 3%, Armenian 2%, other 6%
Currency: Azerbaijani manat
Religions: Muslim 93.4%, Russian Orthodox 2.5%, Armenian Orthodox 2.3%, other 1.8%
Industries: petroleum and natural gas, petroleum products, oilfield equipment; steel, iron ore; chemicals and petrochemicals
Agriculture - products: , grain, rice, grapes, fruit, vegetables, tea, tobacco; cattle, pigs, sheep, goats
Exports - commodities: oil and gas 90%, machinery, cotton, foodstuffs
Imports - commodities: machinery and equipment, oil products, foodstuffs, metals, chemicals





Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name, address and nationality

2. At least one representation (20 prints optional) of the mark (in color if claimed + indication of claimed colors)

3. List of goods/ services according to the Nice classification

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

5. Power of Attorney, signed by the applicant (position in the company of the person authorized to sign is required to be indicated) and provided with company’s seal or stamp, no notarization or legalization

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name, address and nationality

2. Name, address and occupation of the inventor(s)

3. Specification with claims, abstract and drawings for translation into Azerbaijani

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

5. Power of Attorney, signed by the applicant (position in the company of the person authorized to sign is required to be indicated) and provided with company’s seal or stamp, no notarization or legalization

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name, address and nationality

2. Name and address of the author

3. Description of the design

4. Drawings or photographs of the design (at least one set)

5. Power of Attorney, signed by the applicant (position in the company of the person authorized to sign is required to be indicated) and provided with company’s seal or stamp, no notarization or legalization

6. Priority data (if any)

 

Can be filed later:

6. Priority documents (if priority is claimed)

 

Can be filed later:

6. Priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Can be filed later:

7. Priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Use of the mark: compulsory
Non-use period:
5 years
Duration of protection: 10 years after the filing date or last renewal date

 

Examination:
- patent is issued after preliminary examination and formal examination of local databases and after publication for opposition (6 months) - valid for 20 years

 

Duration of protection: 10 years after the filing date

 

Renewals:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Name of Trademark and Reg. No.

3. Classes and list of goods/services

4. Power of Attorney, signed by the applicant and provided with company’s seal or stamp, no notarization

 

Annuities:

- annuities are payable for patent applications and granted patents after the 3rd year

 

Renewal: not possible

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment deed, notarization is required

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment deed, notarization is required

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

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