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Azerbaijan

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
May 22, 2012Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Enforcement of the Intellectual Property Rights and Fight Against Piracy
June 12, 1998Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Trademarks and Geographical Indications

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
February 12, 2002Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Approval of the Decision on the Rules on Customs Control of Transfer of Goods Protected by Intellectual Property Rights
June 11, 2000Administrative Offences Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan
December 30, 1999Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan
December 28, 1999Civil Procedure Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan
June 2, 1995Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Unfair Competition
March 4, 1993Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Anti-monopoly Activity

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
December 27, 2010Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on amending some decrees of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with the application of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on amendments to the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Patents
December 21, 2009Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on amending the decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan No. 749 dated 19 August 1998 related to the application of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Trademarks and Geographical Indications
September 18, 2009Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the approval of the Rules of registration of mortgage agreements
September 18, 2009Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Approval of the Rules on Wide Recognition of Trademarks in the Republic of Azerbaijan
September 15, 2009Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Approval of the Rules on Registration of Agreements on Trademarks
August 31, 2009Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the approval of the Statute and Structure of the State Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patent
May 25, 2009Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on ensuring Implementation of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan No. 93 dated 14 May 2009 on the implementation of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Amendments to the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Trademarks and Geographical Indications
May 14, 2009Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the implementation of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Amendments to the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Trademarks and Geographical Indications
May 17, 2003Rules of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the customs control of goods protected by intellectual property rights
September 11, 2000Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the approval of the Rules on application and examination of application documents for registering a geographical indication
March 6, 2000Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the approval of the Rule on the payment and amount of taxes and fees in the field of protection of industrial property
February 15, 2000Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the approval of the Statute on Patent Attorneys
October 15, 1999Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the approval of the Rules on application and examination of application documents for registering trademarks
August 30, 1999Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers on the Approval of the Rule on State Registry of Trademarks and the Rule on State Registry of Geographical Indications
March 5, 1999Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on defining the form of the certificates on trademark and geographical indications
August 19, 1998Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Application of the Law on Trademarks and Geographical Indications of the Republic of Azerbaijan
August 25, 1992Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the state registry of inventions, industrial designs and trademarks in the Republic of Azerbaijan

Treaty Approvals

Date of TextTitle
June 22, 2010Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on joining the Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol
July 22, 2009Resolution of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on documents signed between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Georgia in Baku on 20 May 2009
June 29, 2009Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the approval of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on cooperation in the field of protection of industrial property
September 27, 2003Resolution of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the approval of the “Agreement on ensuring mutual protection for inter-state secrets in the field of legal protection of inventions” signed during the meeting of the CIS Council of the Heads of Governments in the city of Minsk on 4 June 1999
December 12, 2000Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the approval of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on cooperation in the field of protection of industrial property

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