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Intellectual property in Georgia

Intellectual Property

National Organisations
The authority in charge of the protection of intellectual property in Georgia is the Sakpatenti (National Center for Intellectual Property).
Regional Organisations
Georgia is a signatory to the WIPO Treaty on copyright, and the Paris Convention on the Protection of Industrial Property.
International Membership
Member of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
Signatory to the Paris Convention For the Protection of Intellectual Property
 

National Regulation and International Agreements

 
Type of property and law Validity International Agreements Signed
Patent
 
Law on Patents.
8 to 20 years after the registration of a patent. Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Trademark
 
Law on trademarks.
10 years after the registration of the trademark. Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Design
 
Legislation on copyright and assimilated rights.
70 years after the death of the author.  
Copyright
 
Legislation on copyright and assimilated rights.
70 years after the death of the author. Berne convention For the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
WIPO Copyright Treaty
Industrial Models
 
Law on Patents.
8 to 20 years after the registration of a patent.  

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