On September 26, 2023, the IP dialogue Kazakhstan round table on the issues of combating counterfeiting in Kazakhstan was held in a hybrid format.

The event was held as an open discussion with the support of the International Trademark Association (INTA).

The main purpose of the round table was to discuss issues of combating illegal circulation of industrial products, protecting the market from counterfeits and fake products.

Timur Berekmoinov, Counsel at GRATA International Almaty office, spoke on the topic "Protection against parallel imports in Kazakhstan" at the panel discussion "Protection of trademark rights: current situation and new trends".

During the presentation the issues of protection against parallel imports at the border of the Republic of Kazakhstan, at places of sale of goods, as well as on Kazakh marketplaces were discussed.

Among the speakers of the round table also were representatives of INTA, civil servants (Ministry of Justice, State Revenue Committee, etc.), the Union of Patent Attorneys of Kazakhstan, copyright holders (Lego, Procter & Gamble, Toyota and others).