COUNTRY : TURKMENISTAN
CAPITAL : ASHGABAT
LANGUAGES : TURKMEN / RUSSIAN
It is highly advisable to conduct a search of the proposed mark to ensure that a similar mark has not been applied for by other contenders and is not pending registration or is already registered.
Filing is done with the Trademark office of Turkmenistan.
• Infringement & Opposition Actions
• License and Assignment procedures
• Trademark Watch Services
Once the trademark application is filed, a preliminary examination is conducted to ensure that all the formalities such as:
Once the trademark application is accepted for registration, the details of the application are entered in the trademark journal and advertised in the official Gazette to which interested third parties may file opposition within stipulated period of time.
Post Registration: A trademark has to be used within stipulated time after registration, otherwise it could become vulnerable for cancellation owing to non - use, unless there are strong and exceptional reasons for non - use.