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Annual Technical Report 2003 on Industrial Design Information Activities submitted by Kyrgyzstan (SCIT/ATR/ID/2003/KG)

 

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The expression "industrial designs" covers industrial designs and models. Offices which issue design patents should report their design patent information activities in this series of Annual Technical Reports.

 

I. Evolution of registration activities

Changes experienced in terms of application filings and grants (registrations) with respect to the previous year

18 applications for industrial design protection were filed in 2003. 9 industrial designs were registered in the State Register.

Trends or areas experiencing rapid changes with respect to the previous year

Comparative data:
2002 2003
Applications for industrial design 12 18
- national 9 7
- foreign 3 11
registered industrial designs 5 9

II. Matters concerning the generation, reproduction, and distribution of industrial design documents and of secondary sources of industrial design information, i.e., official gazettes

Kyrgyzpatent publishes the Official Bulletin “Intellectualdyk Menchik” (Intellectual Property) which contains official information on inventions, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks, service marks, firm names, selective achievements, computer programs and databases, registered in the State Register as well as information on their legal status. Industrial design information is published in the Official Bulletin in Kyrgyz and Russian and comprises bibliographic data and representations. Information about 9 industrial designs was published in 2003.
Bibliographical data of industrial designs are preserved under WIPO standard in machine-readable form and in paper copies.
The systematic, numerical and numeral indexes to industrial designs, published in 2002 were issued in 2003.
The Official Bulletin is transmitted to the State Patent and Technical Library (SPTL).

Publishing, including printing, copying techniques and electronic printing

Kyrgyzpatent publishes the Official Bulletin “Intellectualdyk Menchik” (Intellectual Property) which contains official information on inventions, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks, service marks, firm names, selective achievements, computer programs and databases, registered in the State Register as well as information on their legal status. Industrial design information is published in the Official Bulletin in Kyrgyz and Russian and comprises bibliographic data and representations. Information about 9 industrial designs was published in 2003.

Main types of announcements of the Office in the field of industrial design information

The systematic, numerical and numeral indexes to industrial designs, published in 2002 were issued in 2003.

Main types of announcements of the Office in the field of industrial design information

The systematic, numerical and numeral indexes to industrial designs, published in 2002 were issued in 2003.

III. Matters concerning classifying, reclassifying and indexing of industrial design information according to the classification systems applied

Classification and reclassification activities; Classification system used, e.g., International Classification for Industrial Designs (Locarno Classification), other classification (please indicate whether industrial designs are classified by your Office and, if so, which classification is used)

Kyrgyzpatent uses International Classification for Industrial Designs (Locarno Classification), other classification(s) is(are) not used.

Bibliographic data and processing for search purposes

Information search in the database of Kyrgyzpatent is made automatically on all bibliographic data

Bibliographic data and processing for search purposes

Information search in the database of Kyrgyzpatent is made automatically on all bibliographic data

IV. Search file establishment and upkeep

Information search in the database of Kyrgyzpatent is made automatically on all bibliographic data.
Information search for patent granting is implemented under materials presented by the applicant, under fund of protect documents for industrial designs, registered and issued in the Kyrgyz Republic; under the Russian Federation fund; and industrial designs protected in accordance with the Hague agreement.

V. Activities in the field of computerized search systems for industrial designs

The activity on development of the local network of Kyrgyzpatent has been continued in 2002, there is now a possibility to search in Internet. The complete information about Kyrgyzpatent activity, normative legal base of the Kyrgyz Republic in the field of the intellectual property is available on the Kyrgyzpatent web site.
At present time Kyrgyzpatent has three local networks in three offices which include 35 personal computers. In all three offices an Internet access is available, in two offices Internet access is provided through dedicated channels with speed of 64 kb/second. The total number of computers is 100 units, including Pentium II and lower (53 units), Pentium III and higher (47 units). A reserve of computers is periodically renewed.

In-house systems (online/offline)

Kyrgyzpatent has three local networks in three offices which include 35 personal computers. In all three offices an Internet access is available, in two offices Internet access is provided through dedicated channels with speed of 64 kb/second

Equipment used (hardware, including the types of terminal and network used, and software), data carriers used

The total number of computers is 100 units, including Pentium II and lower (53 units), Pentium III and higher (47 units). A reserve of computers is periodically renewed.

VI. Administration of industrial design services available to the public (relating to facilities, e.g., for lodging applications, registering designs, assisting clients with search procedures, obtaining official publications and registry extracts)

The activity on completing of the State Patent and Technical Library patent fund has been continued. This fund consists of patent information of national and regional patent offices of foreign countries and includes official bulletins in paper and electronic format on CD ROM of PCT, EPO, EAPO, Rospatent and USPTO documents. The search in Internet is possible too.

VII. Matters concerning mutual exchange of industrial design documentation and information

Kyrgyzpatent realizes the interchange by Official Gazettes with 22 foreign countries and 11 CIS countries.
In 2003 Kyrgyzpatent sent 12 issues of Official Gazettes “Intellectualdyk Menchik”, as well as Enclosures “Annual index” and Annual Report of Kyrgyzpatent.
The magazine “Kyrgyzpatent Bulletin” was directed this year to Offices on Copyright of 11 CIS countries.

VIII. Matters concerning education and training including technical assistance to developing countries

Specialists of Kyrgyzpatent take part in international seminars and training courses on intellectual property issues.
Interuniversity department “Intellectual Property” implements the teaching of university students and researchers in the field of intellectual property.

IX. Other relevant matters