Country code: RU
Location: Northern Asia, Eastern Europe, bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean
Area: total: 17,075,200 sq km (water: 79,400 sq km; land: 16,995,800 sq km)
Population: 144,526,278 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Moscow
Languages: Russian, other
Currency: Russian ruble
Religions: Russian Orthodox, Muslim, other
Industries: complete range of mining and extractive industries producing coal, oil, gas, chemicals, and metals, all forms of machine building from rolling mills to high-performance aircraft and space vehicles, shipbuilding, road and rail transportation equipment, communications equipment, agricultural machinery, tractors, and construction equipment, electric power generating and transmitting equipment, medical and scientific instruments, consumer durables, textiles, foodstuffs, handicrafts
Agriculture - products: grain, sugar beets, sunflower seed, vegetables, fruits, beef, milk
Exports - commodities: petroleum and petroleum products, natural gas, wood and wood products, metals, chemicals, and a wide variety of civilian and military manufactures
Imports - commodities: machinery and equipment, consumer goods, medicines, meat, sugar, semi-finished metal products





Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. One representation of the mark (or 20 if the sign is colored)

3. List of goods/ services according to the Nice classification

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Inventor’s name and address

3. Three copies of the Specification with claims, abstract and drawings for translation into Russian

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name, address and nationality

2. Name and address of the author

3. Two descriptions of the design

4. Drawings or photographs of the design (at least one set, 3 sets recommended)

5. Priority data (if any)

 

Can be filed later:

5. Power of Attorney, no notarization

6. Priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Can be filed later:

5. Power of Attorney, no notarization

6. Priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Can be filed later:

6. Power of Attorney, no notarization

7. Priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Use of the mark: compulsory
Non-use period:
3 years after the registration date
Duration of protection: 10 years from the filing date or last renewal date

 

Examination:

- patent: formal and substantial examination - valid for 20 years

 

Duration of protection: 10 years

 

Renewals:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Name of Trademark and Reg. No.

3. Classes and list of goods/services

4. Power of Attorney, no notarization

 

Annuities:

- accumulated and due after the grant

- subsequent annuities are payable before the anniversary of the filing date

 

Renewals: once for a period of 5 years

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment form (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment form (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment form (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

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