Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Kazakhstan

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
April 7, 2015Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 300-V of April 07, 2015, on Amendments and Addenda to Certain Legislative Acts of Kazakhstan on Intellectual Property Issues
January 12, 2012Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 537-IV of January 12, 2012, on Amendments and Supplements to Certain Legislative Acts relating to Intellectual Property

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
October 31, 2015Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 378-V of October 31, 2015, on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Improvements of the Justice System
October 29, 2015Entrepreneurial Code No. 375-V of October 29, 2015 (as amended up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 499-V of April 9, 2016)
October 27, 2015Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 365-V of October 27, 2015, on Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan with regard to the Accession to the World Trade Organization
July 5, 2014Code No. 235-V of July 5, 2014, on Administrative Offences (as amended up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 504-V of April 21, 2016)
July 3, 2014Criminal Code No. 226-V of July 3, 2014 (as amended up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 501-V of April 9, 2016)
June 30, 2010Code No. 296-IV of June 30, 2010, on Customs Issues in the Republic of Kazakhstan (as amended up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 499-V of April 9, 2016)
December 10, 2008Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 99-IV of December 10, 2008, on Taxes and Other Obligatory Payments to the Budget (Tax Code, as amended up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 506-V of April 28, 2016)
December 15, 2006Law No. 207 of December 15, 2006, on Culture (as amended up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 446-V of January 22, 2016)
April 5, 2003Customs Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 401-II of April 5, 2003
July 1, 1999Civil Code No. 409-I of July 1, 1999 (Special Part, as amended up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 496-V of April 9, 2016)
December 27, 1994Civil Code No. 269-XII of December 27, 1994 (General Part, as amended up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 504-V of April 21, 2016)

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
April 30, 2015Order of the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 251 of April 30, 2015, on Approval of State Service Standards in the field of Industrial Property (as amended by Order of the Minister of Justice No. 613 of December 7, 2015)
February 24, 2012Order of the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 91 of February 24, 2012, on Approval of the Rules on Preparation and Consideration of Application for Industrial Design, Inclusion of Data into the State Register of Industrial Designs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Issue of Protection Document (as amended up to Order of the Minister of Justice No. 362 of June 30, 2015)
February 24, 2012Order of the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 89 of February 24, 2012, on Approval of the Rules on Drafting and Examination of Applications for Certain Types of Industrial Property Rights, Recording of Registration Information in the State Registers of Industrial Property of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Issuance of Title of Protection; and on Amendments to the Order of Acting Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 136 of 23 April 2010, on Certain Issues of Legal Protection of Industrial Property (as amended up to Order of the Minister of Justice No. 364 of June 30, 2015)
April 23, 2010Order of Acting Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 136 of 23 April 2010, on Certain Issues of Legal Protection of Industrial Property (as amended up to Order of the Minister of Justice No. 363 of June 30, 2015)
November 11, 1992Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 949 of November 11, 1992, on Approval of Protection Documents of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Inventions, Industrial Designs, Trademarks and Service Marks Protected by Protection Documents of the USSR (as amended up to Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 1031 of August 20, 1996)