WIPO Office in the Russian Federation

The WIPO Russia Office (WRO) was established in Moscow in 2014.  We promote WIPO services in Russia as well as Russian-language information about the Organization. We also undertake research, development, outreach and capacity building activities.

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The WRO in Moscow (Photo: WIPO)

WIPO events in Russia

Other IP events

Our staff regularly participate in other IP events in Russia:

WIPO services and products in Russia

PCT system for patents

Russia joined the PCT in 1978 and is now among the top 10 countries in respect of national phase entries of PCT applications.

Madrid System for trademarks

Russia joined the Madrid System in 1976 and is now one of the top five most designated member countries in international registrations.


Users can conduct searches in this free collection of over 45 million patent documents - including international patent applications submitted under the PCT and Russia's national patent collection - in Russian, English and nine other languages.

Russia and WIPO initiatives

IP summer schools

Every year WIPO and the Russian Federation organize WIPO-Russia Summer Schools on IP. They provide an opportunity for students and young professionals to acquire deeper knowledge of IP. In 2016 the Summer School was held in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan from July 4 to 15.


Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) provide innovators in developing countries with access to locally-based, high quality technology information and related services. Today the total number of TISCs in the Russian Federation is 140.

Study visits

We organize and/or finance study visits to WIPO headquarters for various stakeholders, including IP students, as well as representatives of NGOs, state bodies, private bodies etc.