Provision on Secret Invention, Utility Models and Industrial Designs of the Kyrgyz Republic

Approved by Resolution of the Government

of the Kyrgyz Republic of April 27,2000 N242

 Provision

On Secret Invention, Utility Models and Industrial Designs of the Kyrgyz Republic

Paragraph I

General provision

1. Relations regulates by present Provision.

Present Provision regulates property and non-property relations develop in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic for implementation, legal protection and use of Secret Invention, Secret Utility Models and Secret Industrial Designs (further – Secret objects of Industrial Designs)

2. Legal regulation on relation to secret objects of Industrial Designs. Legal regulation on relation develop making legal protection and using secret objects of Industrial Designs based on Provisions the Constitution of the KR , Civil Code of the KR , Patent Law of the KR , and Law of the “On Company’s Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs”, Law of the KR “On protection of State Secrets of the Kyrgyz Republic” and other regulatory legal acts of the KR realizing with present Provision according to regulatory legal acts of the KR.

3. Secrecy of objects of Industrial property.

The objects of Industrial property is secrecy according with Law of the KR “ On protection of State Secrets of the Kyrgyz Republic “ based on list of main information content state secret, approving by the Government of the KR, lists of information which must be secrecy approved by authorized body of ministries, state committees and administrative offices.на основании

The classification of objects of industrial property for reasons of preservation of a trade secret or for other motives which aren’t connected with protection of the state secrets isn’t allowed

Paragraph II

Legal protection of secret objects of the industrial property.

4. Rights to the secret object of the industrial property.

4.1.  Rights to the secret object of the industrial property protects by the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic ,with the Laws of the KR and other regulatory legal acts and present provision makes sure the preliminary patent, patent to secret invention or secret industrial design with certificate to secret utility, which certify a priority, authorship of the confidential invention, confidential useful model and confidential industrial sample, the right for their use, and also the right to incentive remuneration, monetary compensation for a classification and remuneration for their use.

4.2. Protection documents work during the term of a classification of object of industrial property, but no more period of validity of the security document on the corresponding unclassified object of industrial property established by the Patent law of the Kyrgyz Republic.

4.3. Extent of patent, provided by the preliminary patent, the patent for secret invention and the certificate for confidential utility model is defined by their formula, and the preliminary patent, the patent for a secret industrial design – set of its essential signs presented on images of a product (model) and given in the list of essential signs.

5. Conditions of patentability of secret objects of industrial property

5.1.In definition of patentability of the secret object of industrial property is use conditions of patentability of inventions, utility model secret, industrial designs, established by Patent Law of the Kyrgyz Republic.

5.2At establishment of novelty of confidential object of industrial property along with the data provided by the Patent law of the Kyrgyz Republic join in equipment level on condition of their earlier priority – copyright certificates of the USSR on confidential inventions, security documents of the Kyrgyz Republic on confidential objects of industrial property, and also the demand for issue of the security document for confidential objects of industrial property (except withdrawn) which degree of privacy doesn’t exceed the degrees of privacy of the declared the confidential invention, confidential useful model, a confidential industrial sample given in the Kyrgyz Republic other persons.

Paragraph III

Legal subject

6. The author of secret object of industrial property.

6.1. The author of secret object of industrial property is physical person by which creative activity it is created. 6.2. If in creation on secret object of industrial property participates several legal subjects, all of them is authors. The order of use of the rights belonging to the parties is defined by the agreement between them.

The natural persons who didn’t make a personal creative contribution to creation of confidential object of industrial property, rendered to the author (authors) only technical, organizational or financial support, or only promoting registration of the rights for it and its use don’t admit authors.

6.3. The copyright is the inalienable personal right and is protected is termless.

7. Owner of the patent.

The right to the security document belongs:

– to the author (authors) of confidential object of industrial property;

– to the employer if other isn’t provided by the contract between him and the worker;

– to the assignee of the author (authors) and/or the employer, including to the person to whom the right to the security document is conceded on the basis of the contract.

Relationship between the employer and the author (authors) of the confidential object of industrial property created in connection with performance of official duties or receiving from the employer of a concrete task is regulated by the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On office inventions, utility models, and industrial Designs”

Paragraph IV

Issue of the protect document for secret object of industrial property

8. Filling Application.

8.1. The right of application for issue of the security document for confidential object of industrial property (further – the application) belongs to the person having the right to the security document according to point 7 of the present Provision (further – the applicant).

8.2. Demands are formed according to requirements of the present Provision, the Patent law of the Kyrgyz Republic and the regulations issued by Kyrgyzpatent regulatory acts and direct in Kyrgyzpatent.

Treat of the application on obtaining the protect document on secret object of industrial property on all levels organize by confidential body of the Kyrgyzpatent and confidential body of other offices.

8.3. Application for issue of the security document for the confidential objects of industrial property secret on the basis acting at the enterprises, in institutions and the organizations of Lists of the data which are subject to a classification move the applicant with the permission of the head of department who approved this list, through regime and confidential bodies.

8.4. Individual or legal bodies, have not of the List of information for classification if, in their opinion, the submitted application contains data which open publication can cause damage to national security in cases, submit such applications for confidential objects of industrial property to Kyrgyzpatent through regime and confidential bodies for a work place, or, in the absence of such opportunity, in a residence (stay), or directly to In this case the application able classification.

8.5.The Application which came to Kyrgyzpatent according to point 8.4. the present Provision, in three-months  time from the date of its receipt Kyrgyzpatent in common with specialists of the ministries, state committees and administrative departments according to its branch accessory to making decision on a demand classification is considered.

If application belong to the activities of several ministries, sate committees or administrative offices these bodies for Kyrgyzpatent’s representation form the interdepartmental commission which within two months from the date of receipt of the demand defines the public authority which is forced to make the decision on a demand classification. In this case the term of making decision on a classification of the demand lasts on working hours of the interdepartmental commission.

The order of involvement of experts at all stages of passing of materials of the demand is carried out according to the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On protection of the state secrets of the Kyrgyz Republic”.

8.6. In case of acceptance by the ministry, state committee or administrative department of the decision on application classification the corresponding security classification is appropriated to it and submitted Kyrgyzpatent or the relevant divisions of the ministries on what the applicant is notified.

Thus, if sufficient bases for a classification of the application it isn’t established, to the applicant the motivated conclusion about decrease in degree of privacy or about an exception of materials of the application of the classified information which isn’t relating to essence of the declared object goes.

If the applicant within two months from the date of receipt of such conclusion doesn’t exclude the classified information which isn’t relating to essence of the declared object from application  materials or won’t submit a motivated request for extension of the specified term, the demand admits not given.

In case of making decision on lack of the bases for a application classification, it is considered by Kyrgyzpatent as the application for unclassified object of industrial property according to the Patent law of the Kyrgyz Republic on what the applicant is also notified. In this case, the term of consideration of the application provided by the Patent law of the Kyrgyz Republic.

9. Establishes of the priority of secret objects of industrial property.

9.1. The priority of the secret invention and secret utility model is established by date of receipt in Kyrgyzpatent of the demand containing the statement for issue of the preliminary patent, the patent or the certificate, the description, a formula and drawings if in the description on them the reference is had.

The priority of a secret industrial design is established by date of receipt in Kyrgyzpatent of the demand containing the petition, the preliminary patent, a set of images, the description and the list of essential signs of an industrial design.

9.2.The priority of confidential object of industrial property can be established by date of receipt in Kyrgyzpatent of additional materials if they are issued by the applicant as the independent application which is submitted before the expiration of three-months term from the date of receipt by the applicant of the notice of impossibility of acceptance to attention of additional materials in connection with recognition their changing essence of the declared decision.

9.3. The priority of confidential object of industrial property can be established by date of receipt in Kyrgyzpatent of earlier demand of the same applicant opening the invention, utility model, an industrial design if the application according to which such priority is asked, arrived no later than twelve months from the date of receipt of earlier demand for issue of the preliminary patent, the patent for the confidential invention and six months – earlier demand for issue of the certificate for confidential utility model, the preliminary patent, the patent for a confidential industrial design. Thus earlier demand is considered withdrawn.

9.4. The priority of confidential object of industrial property according to the allocated application is established by date of receipt of the initial demand opening it if the allocated demand arrived before acceptance according to the initial demand of the decision on refusal in issue of the security document which opportunities of the appeal are exhausted, and in case of delivery according to the specified demand of the security document – before date of registration in the state register.

10. Examination of the demand.

10.1. Examination of the demand for issue of the preliminary patent, patent for the confidential invention and confidential industrial designs consists of formal examination of the demand, preliminary expert examination and examination of the demand in essence. Examination of the application for issue of the certificate on confidential utility model consists of formal examination of the demand and preliminary expert examination.

Expertize of the demand for confidential objects of industrial property is carried out according to the order of carrying out examination on unclassified objects of industrial property established by the Patent law of the Kyrgyz Republic and regulations of Kyrgyzpatent.

According to the demand for confidential objects of the industrial property which passed formal examination with positive result preliminary expert examination, since date of the direction to the applicant of the notice of result of formal examination is carried out.

If as a result of preliminary expert examination it is established that the demand is issued on the offers which aren’t relating to patentable the decision on refusal in issue of the security document is made.В случае подачи ходатайства о проведении экспертизы по существу проводится экспертиза по существу.

When carrying out examination of the application on the substance of Kyrgyzpatent has the right to involve the staff of the relevant ministries, the state committees and administrative departments. Heads of the ministries, the state committees and administrative departments are obliged to allocate in these cases of the specified experts with preservation of an average monthly salary and compensation of costs of journey and accommodation.

Examination of the demand in essence relating to essentially new means of arms, military equipment and special technical means is carried out after providing the conclusion of the interested ministries, the state committees and administrative departments which list defines the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic.

By results of examination of the demand the decision on delivery or on refusal in issue of the patent for the confidential invention or a confidential industrial design is in essence passed.

10.2. Objections on the decisions made by results of examination on refusal in issue of the security document are considered in Appeal Council of Kyrgyzpatent. The decisions made on the specified objections by Appeal Council can be appealed in a judicial proceeding.

10.3. The applicant has the right to get acquainted with all materials specified in its inquiry or the judgment. Acquaintance of the applicant with confidential materials is made in accordance with the established procedure, the regulated mode of privacy and the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “About protection of the state secrets of the Kyrgyz Republic”.

Copies of the patent materials requested by the applicant (except confidential) go Kyrgyzpatentom within one month from the date of receipt of inquiry of the applicant.

11. Recall of application for secret object of industrial property.

The applicant is able to recall the application to the date of sealing of secret object of industrial property.

12. Sealing of secret object of industrial property and issue of protect document

12.1. On decision of the Kyrgyzpatent on issue of protect document Kyrgyzpatent  conclude secret invention, secret utility model, secret industrial designs surely in state register secret industrial designs and issue protect document for name is need.

12.2. To the issued security document on request of his owner Kyrgyzpatent makes corrections of obvious and technical mistakes.

12.3. Data on secret inventions, secret utility models and secret industrial designs extend in system of information on confidential objects of industrial property in the order established by the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Paragraph V

Use of secret objects on industrial property.

13. Right to use confidential object of industrial property.

13.1. The right to use confidential object of industrial property belongs to the patentee, and also persons to whom this right passed legally.

13.2. Transfer of the right to use confidential object of industrial property protected by the security document is carried out on the basis of the license contract with observance of the requirement of preservation of the state secret.

Registration of license contracts is carried out by Kyrgyzpatent. Without registration the license contract is considered invalid.

13.3. Use by the patentee in the production and transfer to the third parties of a right to use the confidential object of industrial property created at implementation of the contract for development and production of special production is made by it with the permission of the customer of this production.

13.4. The customer at the conclusion of contracts for development and production of special production with use of confidential object of industrial property on which security documents are issued, provides acquisition of licenses.

In case of refusal the patentee from the conclusion of the license contract – the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic can allow the customer of special production in interests of national security use of confidential object of industrial property with compensation payment to the patentee.

13.5. At establishment of the fact of use, including realization of the right of a before use, the confidential object of industrial property protected by the security document with violation of the rights of the patentee for their use the provisions established by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic are applied.

14. Compensation for a classification of confidential object of industrial property.

On confidential object of industrial property monetary compensation for a classification of twenty minimum wages established by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic is paid to the patentee.

The specified compensation is paid at a time by the department which granted permission for application according to point 8.3 of the present Provision or made the decision on a demand classification according to point 8.6 of the present Provision.

Compensation for classification of invention, utility model, and industrial designs is paid in a month from the date of deliver protect document.

15. Remuneration to author, who is not owner of patent.

15.1. In a month from the date of receipt of the security document by his owner monetary incentive remuneration which isn’t considered at the subsequent payments is paid to the author (authors) of confidential object of industrial property who isn’t the patentee.

15.2. Remuneration is paid to the author (authors) who isn’t the patentee for use of confidential object of industrial property.

Remuneration is paid by the patentee who used confidential object of industrial property in the production or provided the license for its use.

15.3. Amount of remuneration and an order of its payment are established according to the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On office inventions, utility models, industrial designs”.

Section VI

Cancellation of the security document

16. Contest of the security document.

16.1. The security document during all term of its action can be challenged by the natural or legal entity and is nullified in whole or in part in the following cases:

a) discrepancies of the protected confidential object of industrial property to the patentability conditions provided by the present Provision;

b) existence in a formula of the confidential invention, utilityl model or in the list of essential signs of a confidential industrial design of the signs which were absent in initial documents of the demand;

c) the wrong instruction in the preliminary patent or the patent or the certificate of the author (authors) or their owners.

16.2. Objections against issue of the security document on confidential object of industrial property on the bases provided by subparagraphs “and” and point 16.1 of the present Provision are considered in Kyrgyzpatenta from the date of submission of the corresponding statement, observance of the requirements of preservation of the state secret provided by the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “About protection of the state secrets of the Kyrgyz Republic”. The order of giving and consideration of objections is established by Kyrgyzpatent.

The decision made by results of consideration of objection can be appealed in a judicial proceeding.

17. Recognition of the security document invalid and termination of its action.

The security document is nullified in whole or in part on the basis of Kyrgyzpatent’s decision, or the judgment which entered into force. The security document it is terminated:

a) after the term of its action established by the present Provision;

b) on the basis of the application submitted by the patentee to Kyrgyzpatent – from the date of receipt of this statement in Kyrgyzpatent;

c) in case of declassification of confidential object of industrial property according to point 20.1 of the present Provision.

Paragraph VII

Protection of the rights of owners of patents and authors

18. Settlement of disputes.

The disputes connected with application of the present Provision are considered in the order established by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

19. Responsibility for violation of the rights of authors.

Assignment of authorship, coercion to a co-authorship, illegal disclosure of data on confidential object of industrial property involve the responsibility provided by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

20. Classification of secret object of industrial

Check of need of preservation of the established degree of privacy of object of industrial property is made in the terms established at its classification by the ministry, the state committee or administrative department which made the decision on a classification. Such inspection can be carried out and at the initiative of the applicant or the patentee.

The decision on declassification is made by the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on representation of the interested ministries, the state committees, administrative departments, and also the enterprises, establishments, the organizations.

The decision on declassification is told to the applicant or the patentee, and also Kyrgyzpatent

21. Issue of the security document on the declassified object of industrial property.

21.1. On the declassified object of industrial property the patentee can within one year from the date of declassification submit to Kyrgyzpatent the petition for delivery on the remained period of validity of the security document provided by the Patent law of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The term of the petition can be prolonged at a motivated request of the patentee. The petitions which arrived with violation of an established period to consideration aren’t accepted.

21.2. Issue of the security documents provided by the Patent law of the Kyrgyz Republic on the declassified objects of industrial property is made by Kyrgyzpatent with preservation of the priority established according to originally submitted application for issue of the security document for confidential object of industrial property. The order of their delivery is established by Kyrgyzpatent.

The security document issued on the declassified object of industrial property is valid from date of submission of the petition for its delivery and is the basis for inclusion of the declassified protected object of industrial property in equipment level from the date of its priority at establishment of novelty of unclassified objects of industrial property according to the Patent law of the Kyrgyz Republic

ParagraphVIII

Final provisions

22. Authorized state bodies.

The Government bodies having the right for consideration and making the conclusions on materials of the demands relating to essentially new means of arms, military equipment and to special technical means are:

– Ministry of national security of the Kyrgyz Republic;

– Ministry of Defence of the Kyrgyz Republic;

– Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic.

23. Patent fees.

For commission of legally significant actions connected with giving and consideration of demands for confidential objects of industrial property duties according to the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic on duties on patenting of inventions, utility models, industrial designs are collected.

Duties on delivery and maintenance in force of security documents aren’t raised.

24. Rights of foreign natural and legal entities.

Standards of the present Provision don’t extend on foreign natural and legal entities if other isn’t provided by international treaties of the Kyrgyz Republic.

25. The rights following from security documents of the USSR and demands for their delivery.

The applicant or the patentee with authors have the right to submit the petition for issue of the patent of the Kyrgyz Republic for the confidential invention protected by the copyright certificate or the patent USSR for the confidential invention under which didn’t expire 20-year term from the date of application, for the remained term.

Payment of compensation for a classification in this case isn’t made. In case the agreement between applicants isn’t reached upon joint submission of the petition, issue of the patent isn’t made

Бишкек ш., Өкмөт үйү

1996-жылдын 22-ноябры N 546

Кыргыз Республикасынын аймагында колдонулуп жаткан

ойлоп табууга СССРдин автордук күбөлүктөрү жана өнөр жай үлгүсүнө

СССРдин күбөлүктөрү менен корголуучу ойлоп табууларды жана өнөр жай үлгүлөрүн пайдалануунун жана аларга автордук сый акыларды төлөөнүн тартиби жөнүндө

КЫРГЫЗ РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫНЫН ӨКМӨТҮНҮН ТОКТОМУ

Аларга СССРдин тиешелүү автордук күбөлүктөрү жана СССРдин күбөлүктөрү берилген, ойлоп табууларды жана өнөр жай үлгүлөрүн пайдаланууну тартипке келтирүү максатында Кыргыз Республикасынын Өкмөтү токтом кылат:

1. Кыргыз Республикасынын аймагында ойлоп табууларга жана өнөр жай үлгүлөрүнө берилген СССРдин коргоо документтери – СССРдин патенттери, СССРдин автордук күбөлүктөрү жана СССРдин күбөлүктөрү күчүндө экендиги белгиленсин.

2. Менчиктин түрүнө карабастан, юридикалык жактар жана ишкердик иши менен иштеген жеке жактар Кыргыз Республикасынын аймагында колдонулуп жаткан ойлоп табууга СССРдин автордук күбөлүктөрү жана өнөр жай үлгүсүнө СССРдин күбөлүктөрү менен корголуучу ойлоп табууларды жана өнөр жай үлгүлөрүн буга атайын уруксат албастан пайдаланары белгиленсин.

Ойлоп табууга өтүнмө берген датадан тартып, 20 жыл же өнөр жай үлгүсүнө өтүнмө берген датадан тартып, 15 жыл мөөнөт өткөнгө чейин аталган ойлоп табууну же өнөр жай үлгүсүн пайдаланып баштаган юридикалык же жеке жак аны пайдаланып баштагандан тартып, 3 айлык мөөнөттө ойлоп табуунун же өнөр жай үлгүсүнүн авторуна (авторлоруна) бул тууралуу билдирүүгө жана автор (авторлор) менен ойлоп табууну же өнөр жай үлгүсүн пайдалангандыгы үчүн сый акы жөнүндө макулдашуу түзүүгө милдеттүү.

Аталган сый акы ушундай ойлоп табууну же өнөр жай үлгүсүн пайдаланган ар бир юридикалык же жеке жак тарабынан төлөнөт жана анын өлчөмү чектелбестен тараптардын макулдашуусу боюнча белгиленет.

3. СССРдин автордук күбөлүгү жана СССРдин күбөлүгү менен корголуучу ойлоп табууну же өнөр жай үлгүсүн пайдалангандыгы үчүн сый акы эгер бул пайдалануу ушул токтом күчүнө киргенге чейин башталса, ойлоп табууну же өнөр жай үлгүсүн пайдаланууну баштаган датага колдонудуп жаткан мыйзамдарга ылайык төлөнөрү белгиленсин.

Мындай учурда, ушундай ойлоп табууну же өнөр жай үлгүсүн пайдалангандыгы үчүн сый акынын өлчөмү мамлекеттик пенсияларды эсептөө үчүн Кыргыз Республикасынын мыйзамдары менен белгиленген коэффициенттерди колдонуу менен көбөйөт. Мында ушул ойлоп табууну же өнөр жай үлгүсүн пайдалануунун ар бир жылына колдонулуучу коэффициенттер, ошондой эле аталган мыйзамдар менен белгиленген кийинки жогорулатуучу коэффициенттер эсепке алынат.

Мурда төлөнгөн сый акылар ушул токтомдун чыгышына байланыштуу, кайра эсептөөгө болбойт.

4. Кыргыз Республикасынын аймагында СССРдин автордук күбөлүктөрү менен корголуучу ойлоп табууларды жана СССРдин күбөлүктөрү менен корголуучу өнөр жай үлгүлөрүн пайдалангандыгы үчүн сый акы министрликтер жана ведомстволор тарабынан өз убагында төлөнбөсө, ушул токтомдун 3-пунктунда каралган тартипте аталган ойлоп табууну же өнөр жай үлгүсүн пайдаланган ар бир юридикалык жак тарабынан төлөнөт.

Кыргыз Республикасынын

Премьер-министри                                                                                          А.Джумагулов