On December 13, 2019, new trademark official fees were approved by Presidential Decree № 1533. Apart from changing the fee amounts, the document de facto introduces some new state services.
New types of official fees came into force:
The expedited formal and substantive examination procedures had been introduced in Turkmenistan law in June 2019, but until the approval of the relevant fees, it was impossible to implement them. At present, expedited examination allows the decision on a trademark application to be obtained within 45 business days from the filing date.
Other fees, for the most part, were changed upward; in particular,
Trademark search fees have remained unchanged.