Capital: Baku

Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic

Area: 86,600 km2

Population10 mln people

GDP (PPP): $178 billion

Doing Business 2020 ranking: 34

Currency: Manat (AZN)

Time zoneUTC+4

Copyright Law of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has signed: The legislation of Azerbaijan 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;
  • Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled;
  • Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of the Protection of Copyright and Neighboring Rights;
  • European Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production.
  • Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan;
  • Civil Procedure Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan;
  • Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan;
  • Administrative Offences Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Copyright and Related Rights;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Enforcement of the Intellectual Property Rights and Fight Against Piracy;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Advertisement;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Information, Informatization and Protection of Information;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Publishing;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Culture;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Theater and Theater Activity;
  • Application for Registration of Databases Protected by Copyright Law, etc.

Industrial property Law of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has signed: The legislation of Azerbaijan in the sphere of industrial property:
  • Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property;
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT);
  • Patent Law Treaty (PLT);
  • Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs;
  • Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks;
  • Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification;
  • Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs;
  • Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure;
  • Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks;
  • Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol;
  • 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 Azerbaijan On Patents;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan On Legal Protection of Topographies of Integrated Circuits;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan On Trademarks and Geographical Indications;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan On Selection Achievements;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Approval of the Decision on the Rules on Customs Control of Transfer of Goods Protected by Intellectual Property Rights;
  • Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Anti-monopoly Activity;
  • Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the approval of the Rules of extension of the validity of patents and industrial designs;
  • Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Approval of the Rules on Registration of Agreements on Trademarks;
  • Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Approval of the Rules on Wide Recognition of Trademarks in the Republic of Azerbaijan; 
  • Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the application of the law on patents of the Republic of Azerbaijan. etc.

State bodies of Intellectual property system in the Republic of Azerbaijan

Intellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan U.Hajibeyli 84, Baku, Sabail AZ1000, AZ

Telephone number: +994 (12) 493-39-44

E-mail: info@copat.gov.az

Website: copat.gov.az