Doors Open Day for Entrepreneurs of Almaty

On June 19, 2018 the Justice Department of Almaty jointly with the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan, Atameken, NIIS and lawyers of Bolotov & Partners conducted  the Doors Open Day”, which was held on the basis of the Center for Servicing Entrepreneurs of Almaty of Atameken.

The Senior lawyer of Bolotov and Partners, Nurmagambetov Zhanat, conducted a presentation on  “Protection of trademark rights in Kazakhstan. Issues of parallel import”.

The entrepreneurs were explained the current legislation of the RK on intellectual property, highlighted the main issues of legal protection and protection of rights to intellectual property:

  • Registration and legal protection of industrial property objects;
  • Copyright and related rights. Activity of organizations for the collective management of the rights of authors and performers;
  • Protection of trademarks and parallel import in the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • Role of justice authorities in protection of trademark rights;
  • IP law enforcement practice.


Also, entrepreneurs were told about the importance and the crucial role of intellectual property in the era of innovation and digital technologies.

The event was also attended by representatives of copyright societies – “Kazakhstan Authors’ Society”, Non-commercial organization for protection of copyright and related rights “Amanat”, representatives of rights holders of world brands, experts of NIIS, as well as representatives of the business community (40 entrepreneurs of Almaty) .