Turkmenistan: Code of Turkmenistan on Administrative Offenses

January 1, 2014

Turkmenistan: The Code of Turkmenistan on Administrative Offenses was adopted on August 29, 2013, and came into force on January 1, 2014. Among others, the Code stipulates liability for administrative offenses in the field of intellectual property rights. Article 342 imposes administrative fines or imprisonment for infringement of intellectual property rights including copyrights, patents, industrial design rights and selective breeding achievements.