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New Service of PAG-E-PAG - registration of Eurasian Design

The Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs to the Eurasian Patent Convention, adopted on September 9, 2019 at a diplomatic conference, entered into force for Belarus as of April 19, 2022.
On June 2, 2022, the employee of the PAG-EPAG company Alina N. Venska was certified as a Eurasian patent attorney with the specialization in industrial designs (Registration No. 84).

Currently, PAG-EPAG also provides services for patenting Eurasian industrial designs.
The benefits of patenting industrial designs under the Eurasian regional system are the following:

 

Since June 1, 2021. Eurasian Design Patents now available

Eurasian Industrial Design Patents will now be granted by the Eurasian Patent Office (the EAPO)

Since June 1, 2021 the EAPO starts accepting Eurasian Industrial Design Applications.
Thus, now in addition to Eurasian patents for inventions, Eurasian patents for industrial designs will also be granted by the EAPO.

The Eurasian Patent Office informs that as of 01.06. 2021 applications for the grant of Eurasian design patents will be the accepted in respect of the following five EA member- states:
  • Azerbaijan (AZ),
  • Armenia (AM),
  • Kazakhstan (KZ),
  • Kyrgyzstan (KG),
  • Russian Federation (RU)
In accordance with Article 22 (4) of the Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs to the Eurasian Patent Convention of September 9, 1994 (Protocol), Eurasian design patents will be effective on the territory of those states in respect of which the Protocol has already entered into force as of the date of filing the respective Eurasian design applications.
Belarus signed the Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs and will ratify it in the nearest time.
The Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs to the Eurasian Patent Convention, adopted on September 9, 2019 at a diplomatic conference, entered into force for Belarus as of April 19, 2022,.
On June 2, 2022, the employee of the PAG-EPAG company Alina N. Venska was certified as a Eurasian patent attorney with the specialization in industrial designs (Registration No. 84).

Currently, PAG-EPAG also provides services for patenting Eurasian industrial designs.
The benefits of patenting industrial designs under the Eurasian regional system are the following:
- on the basis of one Eurasian application, all applicants are given the opportunity to protect industrial designs simultaneously in several countries,

- currently a patent for a Eurasian industrial design is valid in 7 states: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan,
- up to 100 industrial designs belonging to one ICID class can be claimed in one application, and moreover there is no need to comply with the requirement for a "single creative concept",

- in order to display patented products, a wide range of options is provided - from contour drawings to digital images of products as a whole, as well as photographic images and fragments of products,

- a patent may be valid for a maximum of 25 years from the date of filing an application for a patent for an industrial design.


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