Today, with the participation of the Minister of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan, Mr. Zavki Amin Zavkizoda , was held a final meeting of the office for the first half of 2021.
The meeting was opened by the Minister of Economic Development and Trade Mr. Zavki Amin Zavkizoda , and give the floor to the director of the office Mr. Mirzo Haydarbek Ismoilzoda, who made a presentation on the activities of the office in the first half of 2021.
According to the submitted presentation, in the first half of 2021, the office received 5 applications for the issuance of a patent for the invention (by 1 more than in last year), 76 applications for a petty patent for the invention ( by 15 more than in last year) and 1 application for the issuance of the Eurasian patent ( by 1 less than in last year).
According to the results of the examination, 41 decisions were taken to issue a petty patent for the invention, 4 decisions on the issuance of a patent for the invention, 2 decisions on refusal to issue a petty patent for the invention and 1 decision on refusal to issue a patent for the invention for industrial designs. During the reporting period, 15 applications for industrial designs were registered in accordance with the Hague system with an indication of the Republic of Tajikistan. In total, from the moment of joining the Hague Agreement through this system, 816 applications were submitted to the office , and at present 585 of them are protected in the Republic of Tajikistan. The number of Eurasian patents operating in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan is 6524.
In the first half of this year, the office received 302 applications for registration of a trademark, which is by 45 more than in the same period of 2020. From the number of the applications received 132 were filed by national applicants and 170 by foreign applicants.
According to the results of the examination, applications 306 were considered (at the requests of previous years), which is 18 more than in the same period of the last year. Of the accepted applications, 35 decisions were rejected (including 9 partial, 37 without the protection of individual sign elements (disclamation) and 271 completely.)
During this period, the office of international registration of trademarks received 1083 applications for commercial signs, which is by 483 less than in the same period in last year. Of these 1261 applications are examined. According to the results of the audits from among the applications received, 783 applications were registered, 258 applications were rejected completely, 173 applications are registered without the protection of individual elements of the sign (disclamation), 87 applications are registered in part.
During the reporting period, 317 candidate dissertations were registered by the office staff, 28 doctoral PhDs, 22 doctoral dissertations , total 367 scientific dissertations, which is by157 units or by 43% more than in the same period in last year.
During the reporting period, the library fund is replenished by 28,406 copies, of which 27 054 of the specimen- descriptions of inventions.
It was also noted that in the first half of 2021, the institution received a total of 3976 documents and dispatch 35,48 documents, including 348 documents from ministries and departments, and 225 response letters were sent, of which 63 documents were sent to the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade.
At the end of the meeting, Mr. Zavki Amin Zavkizoda, affirmatively appreciated the biannual activities of the office, taking into account the achievements, and according to the results gave relevant instructions to the heads of structural divisions. Proposals were made to further develop the office.