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Uzbekistan Trademark Registration 

 
Attorneys - Uzbekistan
 
Welcome:

My name is Nafisa M Musakhanova and I'm the representative Attorney in Uzbekistan.

I'll be personally in charge of your trademark registration process.
 
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A trademark attorney will process your trademark registration in Uzbekistan through the following steps:

 
Trademark Comprehensive Study   Step 1. Trademark Comprehensive Study:
A trademark search report with attorney's analysis and opinion about registration probabilities.
Step 1 Prices
 

 
Trademark Registration Request   Step 2. Trademark Registration Request:
A trademark attorney will file and process your trademark application before the Trademark Office.
Step 2 Prices
 

 
Trademark Registration Certificate   Step 3. Trademark Registration Certificate:
Once your trademark application is approved, we will obtain your registration certificate.
Step 3 Prices
 

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Is there a time frame for the trademark registration approval?

    The average time frame for the registration approval is 10 months, if no objections or oppositions arise.

     

  • If I register my trademark in Uzbekistan, do I have protection in other territories?

    The territorial limit of registration is Uzbekistan.

  • Do I need to sign a Power of Attorney?

    Yes, a power of attorney is necessary.

  • Are there any benefits from a pre-filing use of the trademark?

    There are minimal benefits since trademark rights are largely established through registration.

    • Pre-filing use may demonstrate acquired distinctiveness
    • Pre-filing use may help overcome an objection to an application to register the trademark on the grounds of non-distinctiveness
  • Will there be problems in case I don’t use my trademark after registration?

    Attack on the ground of non-use is available.

  • What are the types of trademark that can be registered in Uzbekistan?
    • names
    • words
    • certain three-dimensional shapes
    • devices
    • slogans
    • colours
    • sounds
    • trade dress/get-up
    • smells
    • holograms
    • taste
    • motion
    • light
    • touch
    • collective marks
    • service marks
    • well-known marks
  • What are the phases of application after a trademark has been filed in Uzbekistan?

    The order of the application process is as follows:

    1. Examination of the following:
      • formalities
      • classification
      • clarity
      • descriptiveness
      • distinctiveness
      • deceptiveness
      • conflict with prior registration
      • conflict with rights under Article 6ter of the Paris Convention
      • genericness
      • conflict with public interest
      • conflict with principles of humanity and morality
    2. Registration
    3. Publication - the filing particulars of an application are not made available to the public
  • What type of trademark is not registrable?
    • generic terms
    • false or deceptive terms
    • marks contrary to moral standards or public order
    • names, flags or symbols of states, nations, regions, or of international organizations
    • official signs and hallmarks indicating control and warranty
    • official awards, decorations and insignia used in Uzbekistan
    • marks without acquired distinctiveness
    • marks that function principally as geographic location names
    • descriptive terms
    • signs identical with or confusingly similar to an earlier right
    • industrial designs
    • names of works of science
    • literature and art
    • literary characters
    • quotes
    • works of art or parts thereof
    • names or portraits of persons well known in Uzbekistan
    • marks that are part of the historical and cultural heritage of Uzbekistan
  • Does Uzbekistan use the "Nice Classification" system?

    Uzbekistan uses the Nice Classification System.

  • Does the Community Trademark apply for Uzbekistan?

    No. The Community Trademark, currently known as European Union Trade Mark, is not effective in Uzbekistan.

  • Is there any possibility to claim priority in Uzbekistan?

    Priority application is possible to claim:

    • if the applicant's home country is a member of the Paris Convention
    • if the home application was filed within six months preceding the application in Uzbekistan
    • if an International Registration can be designated in Uzbekistan
  • What do I need to do to satisfy the use requirement?

    A trademark must be used within five years from the date of registration or last use. The amount of use can be minimal but must occur in this jurisdiction.

  • Once my trademark has been registered, for how many years will be valid?

    The initial term of a registration is 10 years calculated from the application date.

  • What will be the renewal date of my trademark?

    The first renewal date of a registration is 10 years from the application filing date.

  • Is it legal to use my trademark even if it is not yet registered?

    It is legal to use an unregistered mark for any goods or services.


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