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Over 100 patents in industrial sphere registered in Azerbaijan

11 February 2019 [17:03] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend

Over the past year, the department of registration and the register of industrial property facilities of Azerbaijan’s Copyright Agency received about 3,000 requests and applications, head of the agency Kamran Imanov said, Trend reports Feb. 11.

He was speaking at the conference “Innovative development and economic reforms: Role of commercialization of intellectual property and technologies”.

He said that 64 patents for invention were registered in the state register of industrial property facilities.

“Fifty-four of them belong to local legal entities and ten to foreign ones,” he noted. “Sixteen patents were registered regarding utility models. Fifteen of them belong to national legal entities and one to foreign one. In addition, 24 patents of industrial facilities were registered during this period, and 11 of them belong to local legal entities, while 13 to foreign ones.”

In 2018, Azerbaijan’s Copyright Agency received 171 applications for registration of a patent for discoveries, 41 for utility models, 16 for international applications and 39 Eurasian applications for examination of intellectual property, he said.

“Following the examination, 20 notifications were sent regarding Eurasian applications, 14 for international applications, 145 notifications of a positive response, 53 requests for preliminary examination, 5 notifications on the suspension of the work regarding applications, 2 notifications of refusal of consideration and 14 notifications of various types,” he added. “Also 182 search operations on requests were implemented.”


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