Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Belarus

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
February 5, 1993Law of the Republic of Belarus No. 2181-XII of February 5, 1993, on Trademarks and Service Marks (as amended up to July 9, 2012)

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
May 10, 2007Law of the Republic of Belarus No. 225-Z of May 10, 2007, on Advertising (as amended up to April 23, 2014)
December 7, 1998Civil Code of the Republic of Belarus No. 218-Z of December 7, 1998

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
March 9, 2015Regulation of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 177 of March 9, 2015, on Amendments to Certain Resolutions of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus
February 5, 2015Resolution of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus No. 5 of February 5, 2015, on Amendments to the Instruction on the Registration Procedure of License Agreements, Assignment Agreements of Industrial Property Rights, Pledge Agreements of Property Rights Certified by a Registration Certificate of a Trademark or a Service Mark, and Agreements of Complex Entrepreneurial License (Franchising Agreements)
January 12, 2010Resolution of the Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus No. 1 of 12 January 2010 “On Approval of Document Forms”
January 12, 2010Resolution of the Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus No. 2 of 12 January 2010 “On Trademark Certificates”
December 28, 2009Regulation of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 1719 of December 28, 2009 “On the Approval of the Regulation on the Procedure of Registration of Trademark and Service Mark and on the Amendment of Some of the Resolutions of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus”
December 28, 2009Regulation of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 1719 of 28 December 2009, on Approval of the Regulation on the Procedure of Registration of Trademark and Service Mark and on the Amendment of some of the Resolutions of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (as amended up to January 14, 2013)
December 22, 2009Regulation of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of 22.12.2009 No.1679 “On Approval of Procedures of Filing Complaints, Objections, Applications and Their Consideration by the Board of Appeals under the Patent Office”
November 21, 2007Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 1555 of 21 November 2007 approving the State program on the protection of intellectual property for 2008-2010
September 26, 2005Resolution of the Committee on Science and Technology under the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 12 of 26 September 2005 'On Approval of the Regulation on Official Publications of the National Center of Intellectual Property'
May 31, 2004Regulation of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of 31.05.2004 No 641 “On Approval of the Statute of the National Center of Intellectual Property”
January 10, 2003Resolution of the Committee on Science and Technologies under the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 2 of 10 January 2003 “On Approval of the Regulation on the Appeal Council under the Patent Office”
August 9, 2001Rules for the Recognition of a Trademark as a Well-Known Trademark in the Republic of Belarus approved by Order No. 2, dated August 9, 2001 of the State Patent Committee of the Republic of Belarus