of January 31, 1995
About cooperation in the field of protection of industrial property
The state patent authority of the Republic of Belarus and the State patent authority of the Republic of Uzbekistan which are hereinafter referred to as "Party"
wishing to promote development of trade exchange, and also economic, industrial and sci-tech cooperation;
understanding need of legal protection of objects of industrial property for development of stable and trusting relationships;
understanding feasibility of creating favorable conditions for protection and use of the rights of authors and owners of security documents to objects of industrial property of the countries of the Agreement;
recognizing benefits of patent integration and feasibility of carrying out coordinated policy in the field of protection of industrial property, agreed with following:
The parties perform and develop cooperation in the field of legal protection and use of objects of industrial property on the basis of reciprocity and equality.
The cooperation of the Parties will be directed to harmonization of legal protection and use of the rights to inventions, industrial designs, trademarks and other objects of industrial property, simplification of the procedure of submission of requests for issue of security documents of applicants of the Republic of Belarus in the Republic of Uzbekistan and applicants of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Republic of Belarus; exchange of information regulating and other documents, and also experience and by methods of work in all fields of protection of industrial property.
In the field of exchange of information of the Party shall provide each other gratuitously official publications of Patent authorities of the Parties, and also current laws, regulations and methodical recommendations in the field of protection of industrial property in process of their acceptance and appearance including on machine-readable carriers (on 2 copies).
The parties perform cooperation on the principles of reciprocity also in the field of experience exchange and methods of work on protection of industrial property and computerization of administrative and other transactions in activities of Patent authorities of the Parties.
The parties give each other on the principles of reciprocity opportunity to gratuitously use the patent funds, libraries, databanks of the Parties relating to industrial property.
The parties shall in necessary cases observe confidentiality of information obtained from other Party.
The authorized bodies responsible for implementation of this agreement are:
from the Republic of Belarus – the State patent authority of the Republic of Belarus;
from the Republic of Uzbekistan – the State patent authority of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Authorized bodies can agree among themselves about measures for implementation of this agreement by the conclusion of additional agreements.
All documents directed by the Parties each other during implementation of this agreement are represented in Russian.
In case of disagreements on any question following from this agreement or connected with its accomplishment of the Party shall make necessary efforts for achievement of mutual consent.
This agreement becomes effective from the date of its signing.
This agreement is effective within 5 years and renews for the subsequent 5-year period if one of the Parties does not notify other Party in writing on the intention to terminate the Agreement at least, than in 6 months prior to the expiration of the next period.
Cancellation of this agreement will not affect action of the security documents issued according to this agreement.
This agreement does not interfere with the Parties to participate in bilateral and multilateral cooperation with the international organizations and bodies of other states for protection of industrial property. The party shall give support each other in participation or the accession to those international organizations which member is one of the Parties.
It is made in Tashkent on January 31, 1995 in triplicate in Russian, and all three texts are equally authoritative.
For the State patent authority of the Republic of Belarus
For the State patent authority of the Republic of Uzbekistan
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