Capital: Nur-Sultan

Government: Unitary presidential republic

Area: 2,724,900 km2

Population18.3 mln people

GDP (PPP): $535 billion

Doing Business 2020 ranking: 25

Currency: Tenge (KZT)

Time zoneUTC+5/+6

Copyright Law of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has signed: The legislation of Kazakhstan in the sphere of copyright and related rights:
  • Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization;
  • Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organisations;
  • Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms;
  • WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT);
  • WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT);
  • Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works;
  • Agreement on Common principles of regulation in the field of protection and enforcement of Intellectual property rights;
  • Agreement on Cooperation in Organization of Interstate Exchange of Information and Establishment of National Databases on Copyright and Related Rights;
  • Agreement on Cooperation in the Repression of Offenses in the Field of Intellectual Property;
  • Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of the Protection of Copyright and Neighboring Rights.
  • Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • Entrepreneurial Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • Civil Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Copyright and Related Rights;
  • Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On TV and Radio Broadcasting;
  • Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Mass Media;
  • Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Culture ;
  • Order of the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Approval of State Service Standards in the field of Copyright and Related Rights;
  • Order of the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Approval of Checklist and Criteria for Assessing the Risks of Organizations for Collective Management of Rights;
  • Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Approval of the Minimum Rates of Remuneration for Performers, Producers of Phonograms, etc.

Industrial property Law of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has signed: The legislation of Kazakhstan in the sphere of industrial property:
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT);
  • Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks (and the Regulations for the Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks);
  • Patent Law Treaty (PLT);
  • Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks;
  • Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks;
  • Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization;
  • Agreement on Unified Principles of Regulation in the Spheres of Intellectual Property Rights Protection;
  • Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification;
  • Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs;
  • Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol;
  • Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union.
  • Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin;
  • Law on Patents of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Legal Protection of Layout Design of Integrated Microcircuits;
  • Code On Customs Issues in the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On the Protection of Selection Achievements;
  • Order of the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Approval of State Service Standards in the field of Industrial Property;
  • Order of the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Approval of the Rules on Preparation and Consideration of Application for Industrial Design, Inclusion of Data into the State Register of Industrial Designs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Issue of Protection Document;
  • Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Approval Regulation on Service Inventions, Utility Models and Industrial Designs created in the Republic of Kazakhstan, etc.

State bodies of Intellectual property system in Kazakhstan

010000, Nur-Sultan, Korgalzhyn highway, building 3B

Telephone number: +7 (7172) 62-15-15, 62-15-16

E-mail: kazpatent@kazpatent.kz

Website: kazpatent.kz

010000, Nur-Sultan, Mangilik El street 8, House of Ministries, 13 entrance

Telephone number: +7 (7172) 74-07-97

Intellectual property Department: +7 (7172) 74-07-54

E-mail: kanc@adilet.gov.kz 

Website: adilet.gov.kz