The Kyrgyz Republic Ratified the Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs
The Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs to the Eurasian Patent Convention of September 9, 1994 was ratified by the Kyrgyz Republic by the Law adopted by the Parliament of the Kyrgyz Republic on June 11, 2020 and signed by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Jeenbekov, on July 3, 2020.
The Kyrgyz Republic became the third of the eight Contracting States to the Eurasian Patent Convention to have finalized the national procedures for ratification of the Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs, providing the required minimum of ratifications of the Protocol to enter into force.
The Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs was adopted on September 9, 2019 at the diplomatic conference in Nur-Sultan, the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs will enter into force in respect of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Armenia and the Kyrgyz Republic three months after the third state has deposited with the depositary, the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, an instrument of ratification.