On June 23, 2022 the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus adopted the Regulation "On interaction with the patent authority" No. 406 (the Regulation No. 406).
The Regulation No. 406 provides, inter alia, for amendments to some of the regulations of the Council of Ministers on filing and examination of applications for patents for inventions, utility models, industrial designs, applications for registration of trademarks and service marks.
In respect of the said applications it shall be possible to file them electronically through the automated information system "Internet Portal for Electronic Filing of Applications for Industrial Property" (AIS).
Information on AIS operations and the start of the application process will be made available at a later date.
The Regulation No. 406 entered into force on June 29, 2022.