AGREEMENT ON THE COOPERATION BETWEEN THE WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION (WIPO) AND THE STATE SERVICE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND INNOVATION UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC (KYRGYZPATENT)
I. General Provisions
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the State Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent), hereinafter collectively referred to as the Parties,
Emphasizing the importance of bilateral cooperation in the field of intellectual property (IP) for innovative development of the national economy,
Guided by the National Strategy for Intellectual Property and Innovation Development in the Kyrgyz Republic for 2012-2016 (hereinafter referred to as National Strategy), adopted by the Decree No. 593 of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of September 23, 2011,
Taking into consideration the common strategic priorities related to the improvement of the system for IP rights enforcement,
Recognizing that effective protection of intellectual property and the encouragement of innovation related activities are prerequisites for the development of such cooperation,
Have agreed on the following:
II. Goals and objectives
The main goal of this Agreement shall be creation and development of conditions for effective use of intellectual property and innovation for economic, social and cultural development of the Kyrgyz Republic as well as comprehensive cooperation to implement the National Strategy.
The Parties shall develop cooperation in the field of intellectual property protection based on mutual benefit and equality and in accordance with this Agreement and other international treaties to which the Kyrgyz Republic is party.
The cooperation between the Parties shall be aimed at:
assistance to economic development through improvement of the system of intellectual and innovation related activities;
establishment of a favorable environment for development of innovation related activities and effective use of intellectual property subject matters;
modernization of the economy through promotion of advanced technology transfer;
raising awareness in society of the role and significance of intellectual property;
establishment of an effective system of intellectual property rights enforcement;
support for and expansion of intellectual creativity by: encouraging inventive and innovation related activities; dynamically involving youth in the sphere of research and development; and introducing IP courses in the curricula of higher professional education;
effective use of IP subject matters aimed at increased return for business and investors;
taking measures to facilitate technology transfer from research centers to producers for commercialization, importation of foreign advanced technologies for modernization of domestic industry and provision of new products and services to consumers;
enhancing the IP legal framework;
other mutually agreed forms of cooperation.
III. Financial and organizational matters
Financial and organizational matters of the projects shall be agreed in the framework of separate bilateral protocols.
Kyrgyzpatent will establish a Group of Experts to implement the National Strategy.
Kyrgyzpatent will prepare regular semi-annual and annual reports on the results achieved
indicating the difficulties encountered.
After expiry of the five year period of the Strategy's implementation, Kyrgyzpatent shall
present an evaluation report.
WIPO shall provide assistance to the Group of Experts implementing the National Strategy
including financing of selected joint activities, with due account of WIPO's human and
financial limitations; if necessary, WIPO shall arrange additional consultations and/or
trainings on particular issues during implementation of the National Strategy.
IV. Making changes to the Agreement
Any provision of this Agreement may be amended by mutual consent of the Parties, formalized through an exchange of letters specifying the date of entry into force of the amendment concerned.
V. Duration of the Agreement
This Agreement shall enter into force on the date on which it is signed and shall be effective for a period of five (5) years. The Parties will review the Agreement six months prior to its expiration and may extend it for additional periods, the duration of which shall be determined by the Parties.
VI. Final provisions
Either Party may terminate this Agreement, subject to three months written notice. If one of the Parties decides to terminate the Agreement, arrangements previously entered into in relation to projects being implemented under it will not be affected.
Any dispute regarding this Agreement shall be settled amicably through negotiations between the Parties.
Done at Geneva on February 6, 2012, in duplicate in the English and Russian languages, both texts being equally authentic.
In case of discrepancy, the English version shall prevail.
By October 31, 2017 the following IP subject matters are protected in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic:
The trademarks registered on national procedure
The trademarks registered on the international procedure in the ROMARIN base
Moskovskaya street 62,
Telephone: +996 (312) 68 08 19
Fax: +996 (312) 68 17 03
Получатель: Государственная служба интеллектуальной собственности и инноваций при ПКР Кыргызпатент
Банк получателя: Центральное Казначейство Минфина Кыргызской Республики
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