of September 13, 2018
About cooperation in the field of protection of objects of industrial property
The government of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Government of the Republic of Belarus which are hereinafter referred to as with the Parties
based on provisions of the Parisian convention on protection of the industrial property of March 20, 1883 reviewed in Stockholm on July 14, 1967 with changes of October 2, 1979 (further - the Parisian convention),
understanding importance of effective protection of industrial property for development of mutually beneficial cooperation between two states in the field of economy, trade, culture, science and technology,
recognizing that necessary condition for development of such cooperation is effective and adequate protection of objects of industrial property,
understanding need of development of cooperation in the field of protection of the rights to objects of industrial property on the basis of the principles of equality and mutual advantage and wishing to create favorable conditions for such cooperation,
agreed as follows:
For the purposes of this agreement the concept "industrial property" is understood in the value specified in article 1 of the Parisian convention.
According to legislations of the state of the Party perform cooperation in the following areas:
coordination of the questions connected with protection and use of objects of industrial property;
exchange of information on enhancement of the regulatory legal base in the field of protection of objects of industrial property and strategy development of development in this direction;
experience exchange of holding actions in the field of protection of objects of industrial property;
exchange of educational, methodical and special literature in the field of protection of objects of industrial property;
preparation and increase in professional qualification of personnel in the field of protection of objects of industrial property;
experience exchange of international cooperation and information on participation of the Parties in multi-lateral international treaties on protection of the objects of industrial property and obligation fulfillment connected with these agreements;
holding joint seminars, conferences and organization of exhibitions for protection of objects of industrial property;
and also in other areas in the sphere - protection of the objects of industrial property approved by the Parties.
In the field of protection of objects of industrial property physical persons and legal entities of the state of one Party will use the same rights and benefits which are granted now in the territory of the state of other Party or will be provided by the legislation of the state of other Party to its own physical persons and legal entities, using the same legal remedies on the same bases and in the same amount.
At the same time on the questions which are not settled by this agreement, the Parties will apply provisions of the Parisian convention.
Physical persons and legal entities of the state of one Party will use in the territory of the state of other Party the patent funds, libraries, databanks relating to objects of industrial property on the same conditions, as own physical persons and legal entities.
Each of the Parties provide access of the state of other Party to physical persons and legal entities to information in the field of industrial property from the available open sources of such information in Russian.
The state bodies responsible for implementation of this agreement, are:
in the Republic of Uzbekistan - the Agency on intellectual property of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
in the Republic of Belarus - the State committee on science and technologies of the Republic of Belarus.
The procedure and conditions of cooperation of the state bodies responsible for implementation of this agreement will be determined by special agreements between them.
In case of change of authorized bodies of the Party in 30-day time notify on this each other through diplomatic channels.
The parties if necessary include in agreements on cooperation in the field of economy, the industries, sciences, technicians and in other spheres, concluded between them, regulations on protection of objects of industrial property.
All documents directed by the Parties each other during implementation of this agreement are provided in Russian.
The disputes and disagreements concerning application and interpretation of provisions of this agreement will be solved by negotiations and consultations between agents of the parties.
This agreement does not interfere with participation of the Parties in bilateral and multilateral cooperation with other states in the field of protection of industrial property.
By mutual consent of the Parties changes and additions which are drawn up by the separate protocols which are integral parts of this agreement and becoming effective according to the procedure, specified in Article 12 of this agreement can be made to this agreement if other is not determined by protocols.
This agreement is signed for a period of five years and becomes effective from the date of its signing. Its action will be prolonged automatically for the subsequent five-year periods if any of the Parties does not notify through diplomatic channels in writing other Party at least in six months prior to the expiration of the specified term about the intention to terminate the Agreement.
Cancellation of this agreement will not affect action of security documents which are issued or can be issued to physical persons and legal entities of the states of both Parties according to the applications submitted to the period of action of this agreement.
It is made in Tashkent on September 13, 2018 in duplicate, everyone in the Uzbek, Belarusian and Russian languages, and all texts are equally authoritative.
In case of disagreements in interpretation of provisions of this agreement the advantage will be had by the text in Russian.
Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Government of the Republic of Belarus
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