Capital: Yerevan

GovernmentUnitary parliamentary republic

Area: 29,743 km2

Population2.9 mln people

GDP (PPP): $33 billion

Doing Business 2020 ranking: 47

Currency: Dram (AMD)

Time zoneUTC+4

Copyright Law of Armenia

Armenia has signed: The legislation of Armenia in the sphere of copyright and related rights:
  • Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization;
  • WIPO Copyright Treaty;
  • WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty;
  • Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms;
  • Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations;
  • Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works;
  • Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite;
  • Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of the Protection of Copyright and Neighboring Rights.
  • Constitution of the Republic of Armenia;
  • Civil Code of the Republic of Armenia;
  • Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia;
  • Law of the Republic of Armenia On Copyright and Related Rights.

Industrial property Law of Armenia

Armenia has signed: The legislation of Armenia in the sphere of industrial property:
  • Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property;
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT);
  • Patent Law Treaty (PLT);
  • Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks;
  • Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification;
  • Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs;
  • Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks;
  • Vienna Agreement Establishing an International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks;
  • Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks;
  • Eurasian Patent Convention;
  • Agreement on Mutual Preservation of Inter-State Secrets in the Area of Legal Protection of Inventions;
  • Agreement on Cooperation in the Repression of Offenses in the Field of Intellectual Property.
  • Law of the Republic of Armenia On Inventions, Utility Models and Industrial Designs;
  • Law of the Republic of Armenia On Trademarks;
  • Law of the Republic of Armenia On Geographical Indications;
  • Law of the Republic of Armenia On the Legal Protection of Topographies of Integrated Circuits;
  • Customs Code of the Republic of Armenia;
  • Regulations on Filing and Examination of Applications for Inventions, Utility Models and Industrial Designs;
  • Regulations on Filing and Examination of Trademark Applications;
  • Decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia On Approval of the Rules for Requesting Permission for Use of Names and Titles of Well-Known Persons as Trade Names, and Use of Portraits or Facsimiles of Well-Known Persons as Trademarks;
  • Regulations on Filing and Examination of Applications for Geographical Indications, Appellations of Origin and Traditional Specialities Guaranteed, etc.

State bodies of Intellectual property system in the Republic of Armenia

Republic Square, Government House 3, 0010 Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

Telephone number: +374 (11) 597-534

Inventions and Utility Models Department: +374 (11) 597-531

Trademarks and Industrial Designs Department: +374 (11) 597-533

E-mail: armpat@aipa.am

Website: aipa.am