Changed on 2 March, 2018 - 11:54
The registration of the protected designation of origin of the goods shall be valid for an unlimited period under condition that the special properties of the goods produced on the territory of the specified geographic location are preserved.
The right to use the protected designation of origin is valid for ten years from the date of the application to the expert organization.
The term of the right to use the designation of origin of goods is extended every ten years at the request of the owner, submitted during the last year of its operation, subject to the preservation of the special properties of the goods in respect of which the protected designation of origin of the goods is registered.
A request for the extension of the period of validity of the right to use the protected designation of origin of goods is submitted simultaneously with the conclusion of the competent authority that within the boundaries of the given geographic location the applicant produces goods having special properties, quality, reputation or other characteristics specified in the State Register of Protected Designation of Origin of Goods of the Republic Kazakhstan.
The deadline for filing an application for the extension of the term of the right to use the protected designation of origin is renewed at the request of the owner, filed within six months of the expiration of the validity of the registration.