The training centre of the NIIP branch held a seminar on the topic of “Trademarks as a means of individualisation” additionally “types of contracts and use of rights to industrial property objects” for the British American Tobacco Kazakhstan Trading LLP, a subsidiary of British American Tobacco PLC Group on the 31st July 2019.

Gorbunova, the chief expert of the Department of Analytical Studies on Trademarks and Industrial Studies, spoke about different types of trademarks, trademark requirements, trademark applications and what occurs in the case of trademarks being violated. Meanwhile, Serikbaeva spoke about contract types and the use of rights to industrial property. Moreover, protection, trademark infringement, the advantages of the Madrid system for the international registration of trademarks, public trademarks, formal and full examination of a trademark, types of contracts and their use were other topics discussed at the seminar.