Accessions by Turkmenistan
On March 7, 2006, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) announced that Turkmenistan had deposited its instruments of accession to four of its classification agreements for the purpose of registering trademarks and patents.
Specifically, effective June 7, 2006, Turkmenistan will accede to the Nice Agreement (1957), which established classifications of goods and services for the purpose of registering marks; the Locarno Agreement (1968), which established classifications for industrial designs; and the Vienna Agreement (1973), establishing a classification system for marks which consist of or contain figurative elements. Effective March 7, 2007, Turkmenistan will accede to the Strasbourg Agreement (1971), which established International Patent Classifications (IPCs).
For more information on developments and a schedule of fees for this area, contact our Turkmenistan representative.