Annual Technical Report 2006 on Industrial Design Information Activities submitted by Kazakhstan (SCIT/ATR/ID/2006/KZ)


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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

Statistical data 2005, 2006
155, 304
National Applicants 121, 209
Foreign applicants 34, 95

Registered 2005, 2006
91, 109
National Aplicants 61, 59
Foreign Applicants 30, 50

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

Publishing, including printing, copying techniques and electronic printing

Announcements on Industrial designs registered in the State Register (bibliographical data and pictures) were published in 12 issues of the Official Bulletin of National Institute of Intellectual Property (NIIP) "Oнеркесiр Меншiгi – Промышленная собственность ("Industrial Property") in 2006.
The bibliographical data of industrial designs under the WIPO standards are stored in the NIIP 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

NIIP uses the International Patent Classification of Industrial Designs (The Locarno Classification); other classifications are not used.

IV. Search file establishment and upkeep

An information search is carried out:

  • of granted patents at the NIIP


  • on application materials presented by applicants;


  • by searching registered and issued Kazakhstan titles of protection for industrial designs;


  • by searching databases of patent offices and organizations; and
  • by searching other information sources.

Search systems and available databases of industrial designs on the Internet network are also used during the information search.


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

Server 2xIntel(R)XEON (OM - 1GB, CPU2.8GHz, HDD – 40x2 Gb)
Server 2xIntel(R)XEON(TM) (OM - 1GB, CPU2.4GHz, HDD – 80x2 Gb)
P4, workstations HP, Delux- 76
The software operational systems Linux, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003

VI. Administration of industrial design information products and 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 NIIP Library by issues on industrial designs has been continued.

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

Exchange of Official Bulletins with Patent Offices of different countries in accordance with mutual agreements has been realized during 2006.

VIII. Matters concerning education and training including technical assistance to developing countries (please indicate URLs of web pages of the Office’s website wherever appropriate)

Seminar “Intellectual Property in Kazakhstan” (July, 2006)

IX.Other general information related to the Office that is available on the Internet -- URLs of web pages of the Office’s website that:

X. Other relevant matters