A trademark and service mark is recognized to be a sign facilitating the distinguishing of goods and/or services of one person from goods and/or services of the same kind of other persons. As trademarks may be registered signs consisting of words, including proper names, combinations of colors, signs consisting of letters, numbers, graphics, three-dimensional signs, including the form of the good or its packaging, and also combinations of such signs. Other signs may be registered as trademarks in cases provided by the legislative acts of the Republic of Belarus.

The owner of a trademark may put down alongside the trademark a warning marking in the form of a Latin letter R or circled R or verbal signs “trademark” or “registered trademark”, indicating that the used sign is a trademark registered in the Republic of Belarus.