Capital: Dushanbe

Government: Unitary presidential republic

Area: 143,100 km2

Population8.7 mln people

GDP (PPP): $30 billion

Doing Business 2020 ranking: 106

Currency: Somoni (TJS)

Time zoneUTC+5


Copyright Law of Tajikistan


Tajikistan has signed: The legislation of Tajikistan 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;

• Agreement on Cooperation in the Area of Legal Protection of Intellectual Property and on Establishment of Interstate Council on Legal Protection of Intellectual Property, etc.

• Constitution of the Republic of Tajikistan;

• Civil Code of the Republic of Tajikistan;

• Criminal Code of the Republic of Tajikistan;

• Law On Copyright and Related Rights;

• Law On Commercial Secrets;

• Law On Advertising;

• Law On Architecture, Urban Planning and Construction Activities;

• Law On Theatre and Theatrical Activity;

• Law On Cinema;

• Law On Television and Radio Broadcasting;

• Law On Data Protection;

• Law On Publishing Business;

• Law On Press and other Mass Media, etc.

Industrial property Law of Tajikistan


Tajikistan has signed: The legislation of Tajikistan in the sphere of industrial property:
• Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property;

• Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT);

• Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs;

• Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks;

• Trademark Law Treaty;

• 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;

• 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 On Inventions;

• Law On Industrial Designs;

• Law On Trademarks and Service Marks;

• Law On Geographical Indications;

• Law On Plant Variety Protection;

• Law On Secret Inventions;

• Law On Seed Breeding;

• Law On the Legal Protection of the Topologies of Integrated Circuits;

• Law On Popular Art Crafts;

• Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan on the approval of Decision on the Rules of Customs Control of Movement across the Border of Goods containing Objects of Intellectual Property, etc.

State bodies of Intellectual property system in the Republic of Tajikistan


National Centre for Patents and Information of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan Ayni 14a str., Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Telephone number: +992 (37) 221 47 60

E-mail: tajpatent.info@gmail.com

Website: tajpatent.tj