Country code: TM
Location: Central Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Kazakhstan
Area: total: 488,100 sq km (water: 0 sq km; land: 488,100 sq km)
Population: 4,775,544 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Ashgabat
Languages: Turkmen 72%, Russian 12%, Uzbek 9%, other 7%
Currency: Turkmen manat
Religions: Muslim 89%, Eastern Orthodox 9%, unknown 2%
Industries: natural gas, oil, petroleum products, textiles, food processing
Agriculture - products: cotton, grain, livestock
Exports - commodities: gas 57%, oil 26%, cotton fiber 3%, textiles 2%
Imports - commodities: machinery and equipment 60%, foodstuffs 15%





Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. One representation of the mark (in color if claimed)

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

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

5. Power of Attorney, no notarization

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Inventor’s name and address

3. Specification with claims, abstract and drawings for translation

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

5. Power of Attorney, no notarization

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Name and address of the author

3. Description of the design

4. Drawings or photographs of the design (3 sets recommended)

5. Power of Attorney, no notarization

6. Priority data (if any)

 

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:

6. Priority Certificate (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: not compulsory, but recommendable
Non-use period: -
Duration of protection: 10 years after the filing date or last renewal date

 

Examination:

- provisional patent – only formal examination - valid for 5 years from the filing date

- patent: issued after a formal and substantial examination - valid for 20 years

 

Duration of protection: 10 years from 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, no notarization

 

Annuities:

- accumulated and payable before the grant of the patent

- annuities for granted patents are payable before the anniversary of the filing date

 

Renewals: 5 additional years

 

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 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 form, notarization is required

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

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