Capital: Ashgabat

Government: Unitary presidential republic

Area: 491,210 km2

Population5.6 mln people

GDP (PPP): $113 billion

Currency: Turkmen new manat (TMT)

Time zoneUTC+5

Copyright Law of Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan has signed: The legislation of Turkmenistan in the sphere of copyright and related rights:
  • Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization;
  • Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works;
  • International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
  • Constitution of Turkmenistan;
  • Civil Code of Turkmenistan;
  • Law of Turkmenistan On Copyright and Related Rights;
  • Law of Turkmenistan On Scientific Intellectual Property;
  • Law of Turkmenistan On Publishing, etc.

Industrial property Law of Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan has signed: The legislation of Turkmenistan 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;
  • 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;
  • Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks;
  • Eurasian Patent Convention;
  • Agreement concerning the Measures of Protection of Industrial Property and Establishing the Interstate Council for the Industrial Property.
  • Law of Turkmenistan On Inventions and Industrial Designs;
  • Law of Turkmenistan On Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin;
  • Law of Turkmenistan On the Legal Protection of Algorithms, Electronic Computer Programs, Databases and Topographies of Integrated Circuits;
  • Law of Turkmenistan On Legal Protection of New Varieties of Plants;
  • Customs Code of Turkmenistan;
  • Law of Turkmenistan On Seed Production;
  • Law of Turkmenistan No. 184-III of March 3, 2008, on Foreign Investments, etc.

State bodies of Intellectual property system in the Republic of Turkmenistan

National Intellectual Property Agency of the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan 156, Archabil avenue, 744028, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Telephone number: +993 (12) 39 46 86

E-mail: tmpatent@online.tm

Website: minfin.gov.tm