Annual Technical Report 2005 on Industrial Design Information Activities submitted by Kyrgyzstan (SCIT/ATR/ID/2005/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
In 2005 Kyrgyzpatent received 35 applications for patents granting for industrial designs. 15 industrial designs were registered in the State Register.
Changes experienced in terms of application filings and grants (registrations) with respect to the previous year
In 2004 Kyrgyzpatent received 21 applications for patents granting for industrial designs. 15 industrial designs were registered in the State Register.
II. Matters concerning the generation, reproduction, and distribution of industrial design documents and of secondary sources of industrial design information, i.e., official gazettes
Announcements on 15 patents, registered in the State Register of Industrial Designs (bibliographical data, list of essential signs and pictures) were published in 5 issues of the Official Bulletin of Kyrgyzpatent “Intellectualdyk Menchik” in 2005.
The bibliographical data of industrial designs under the WIPO standards are stored in the Kyrgyzpatent database in machine-readable form and on the paper carriers.
III. Matters concerning classifying, reclassifying and indexing of industrial design information according to the classification systems applied
Kyrgyzpatent uses the International Patent Classification of Industrial Designs (The Locarno Classification); other classifications are not used.
IV. Search file establishment and upkeep
Information search for patents granting of the Kyrgyz Republic is carried out by application materials presented by applicants; by fund of registered and issued in the Kyrgyz Republic titles of protection for industrial designs; by databases of patent offices and organizations; by other information sources. Search systems and available databases on industrial designs in Internet network are also used for information search.
V. Activities in the field of computerized search systems for industrial designs
The used equipments and software are: Intel Pentium IVA, 2800 MHz (21x133) Biostar P4TRT (5PCI, 1 AGP, 1 CNR, 2 DIMM, Audio), 512 Mb (PC3200 DDR SDRAM), Microsoft Windows XP Professional.
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)
Replenishment of the Kyrgyzpatent Library by issues on industrial designs has been continued.
VII. Matters concerning mutual exchange of industrial design documentation and information
Exchange by Official Bulletins with Patent Offices of different countries in accordance with mutual agreements has been realized during 2005.
VIII. Matters concerning education and training including technical assistance to developing countries
The Inter institutional Chair “Intellectual Property” was continuing its activity in 2005 for the purpose of specialists’ preparation in the field of IP.
IX. Other relevant matters