TRADEMARKS
TRADEMARK REGISTRATION
A Trademark or a Service Mark is a designation used for branding of goods or services of legal entities or individual entrepreneurs. The period of protection is 10 years after filing the application, with the possibility of unlimited renewal every time for 10 years.
FAST-TRACK TRADEMARK REGISTRATION
Official reduction of the period for examination of the trademark application to 2 months.
PRELIMINARY SEARCH
Preliminary search of your trademark for identity and similarity with registered and / or pending registration trademarks in Rospatent and WIPO databases.
INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION OF A TRADEMARK
Registration of a trademark in the other countries with the help of the Madrid System (1 application for several countries) or via national IP offices (1 application for each country).
REGISTRATION OF APPELLATION OF ORIGIN OF GOODS AND GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION
Appellation of origin of the goods is designation with the name of an area, natural or human factors of which resulted in special attribute of the goods. Geographical indication is a distinctive sign intended to mark goods strongly associated with a particular region.
REGISTRATION OF A WELL-KNOWN TRADEMARK
Registration of a well-known trademark that has perpetual legal protection. Validation of a well-known status of a trademark requires broad use of the object and recognition by consumers of most part of Russia.

PATENTS
OBTAINING A PATENT FOR AN INVENTION
A protected invention is a technical solution in any area related to a product (in particular, a device, substance, microorganism strain, animal or plant cell culture) or method (process of performance of actions over a material object using material means), including utilization of a product or a method for a particular purpose. The term of patent protection is 20 years.
OBTAINING A PATENT FOR A UTILITY MODEL
A protected utility model is a technical solution for a device. The term of patent protection is 10 years.
OBTAINING A PATENT FOR AN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (DESIGN)
A protected design is a solution on appearance of an industrial or artisan product. The term of patent protection is 25 years.
INTERNATIONAL PATENTING
Obtaining a patent in other countries using the PCT procedure (1 application for several countries) or via filing national applications (1 application for each country).
DISPUTES
Representation of your interests at the Appeal Board (Chamber for Patent Disputes) of Rospatent or the Intellectual Property Court in case of infringement of patent rights or unlawful use of patent.
PATENT SEARCH
Patent information retrieval to determine patentability of an invention, utility model or industrial design, and to determine patent freedom-to-operate in the Russian Federation. State Standard GOST 15.011-96, GOST 15.012-84.

AGREEMENTS
REGISTRATION OF PROVISION OF RIGHTS UNDER A FRANCHISE AGREEMENT (FRANCHISING)
Provision of rights under a franchise agreement (franchising) has to be registered with Rospatent. Without registration, provision of the right of use shall be deemed invalid.
REGISTRATION OF TRANSFER OF EXCLUSIVE RIGHT WITHOUT AN AGREEMENT
This procedure is necessary in case of reorganization of a legal entity, when all its rights and obligations are either transferred to a new legal entity or distributed among several companies
PREPARATION OF ASSIGNMENT AGREEMENT AND REGISTRATION OF TRANSFER OF TITLE
With Assignment agreement is possible to transfer all exclusive rights for a computer program, database, trademark, invention, industrial design or utility model to another person. Under such agreement, rights for the intellectual property item are transferred in full to the new rightholder. Assignment of trademark and patent rights or registered computer programs/databases requires mandatory registration with Rospatent.
PREPARATION OF A LICENSE AGREEMENT AND REGISTRATION OF PROVISION OF THE RIGHT TO USE
A license agreement (an exclusive or non-exclusive license) allows an interested party to lawfully use the result of another person's IP. A license for a trademark, invention, industrial design or utility model requires mandatory registration with Rospatent.

COMPUTER PROGRAMS AND DATABASES
REGISTRATION OF A COMPUTER PROGRAM OR A DATABASE WITH ROSPATENT
Computer programs and databases are classified as copyright items and can be registered with Rospatent. The Russian legislation treats a program code as a literary work.
REGISTRATION OF A COMPUTER PROGRAM OR A DATABASE ABROAD
Currently, no unified international universal register of computer programs and databases exists, however, an author from any country of the world may file an application for registration of their computer program or database in certain countries, for example, in Russia, the USA, Turkey, Brazil, Canada.


COURTS AND DISPUTES
CHALLENGING ROSPATENT DECISIONS AT THE CHAMBER FOR PATENT DISPUTES AND THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COURT
INTERNET RELATED DISPUTES AND DOMAIN DISPUTES
ENTERING A TRADEMARK TO THE CUSTOMS REGISTER (TROIS)
PROTECTION AGAINST UNFAIR COMPETITION
TRADEMARK TERMINATION IN CONNECTION WITH NON-USE
TRADEMARK LEGAL DEFENCE

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