Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Russian Federation

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
 Civil Code of the Russian Federation (Parts One to Four)
July 1, 2017Federal Law No. 147-FZ of July 1, 2017, on Amendments to Articles 1252 and 1486 of Part Four of the Civil Code and Articles 4 and 99 of the Arbitration Procedural Code of the Russian Federation
December 6, 2011Federal Law No. 401-FZ of December 6, 2011, on Amendments to the Federal Law on Protection of Competition and Certain Other Laws of the Russian Federation (as amended up to Federal law No. 275-FZ of May 10, 2015)
July 26, 2006Federal Law No. 135-FZ of July 26, 2006, on the Protection of Competition (as amended up to Federal Law No. 264-FZ of July 3, 2016)
December 30, 2001Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation No. 195-FZ of December 30, 2001 (as last amended on April 2, 2012)

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
September 30, 2015Order No. 704 of September 30, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service, relating to the Changes in the State Registers of the Russian Federation of Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin, the List of Well-Known Trademarks and the Certificate of Registration of Trademarks, Collective Marks, Service Marks, Well-Known Trademarks, and Exclusive Rights to Appellations of Origin of Goods
September 30, 2015Order No. 707 of September 30, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the State Registration of Non-Contractual Transfer of Exclusive Rights on Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Service Marks, Appellations of Origin, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Computer Programs or Databases
September 30, 2015Order No. 705 of September 30, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the Extension of Term of the Exclusive Right for Trademarks, Service Marks and Collective Marks
September 28, 2015Order No. 693 of September 28, 2015, of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service for the Pre-Termination of the Legal Protection of Trademarks, Service Marks and Well-known Marks, Termination of Validity of the Certificate of Exclusive Rights to Appellations of Origin upon the Request of any Person other than the Right Holder, due to the Liquidation of the Legal Entity—the Right Holder or the Activities of the Sole Proprietor—the Right Holder, as well as in case of Death of the Citizen Holding the Certificate of Exclusive Rights to an Appellation of Origin
August 27, 2015Order No. 603 of August 27, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service, relating to the Request of the Rights Holders for the Early Termination of Patents for Invention, Utility Model, Industrial Design, Legal Protection of Trademarks, Service Marks and Certificate of Exclusive Rights to Appellations of Origin
August 27, 2015Order No. 602 of August 27, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the Recognition of Designations Used as Trademarks or Trademarks as Well-Known Trademarks in the Russian Federation
August 27, 2015Order No. 608 of August 27, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the Study of Application Documents for the State Registration of Trademarks, Service Marks, and Collective Marks and Issuing Copies of such Documents
July 20, 2015Order No. 483 of July 20, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the State Registration of Trademarks, Service Marks and Collective Marks and Granting of Certificates of Registration of Trademarks, Service Marks, Collective Marks and Duplicates thereof
March 3, 2012Decree No. 183 of March 3, 2012, of the Government of the Russian Federation, Amending the Decision No. 1020 of December 24, 2008 of the Government of the Russian Federation
September 15, 2011Resolution of the Russian Government No. 781 of September 15, 2011 Amending the Regulation on Patent Fees and Other Types of Fees Related to Patents, Industrial Designs, Utility Models and the Registration of Trademarks, Service Marks as well as the Assignment of Exclusive Rights to Geographical Indications
September 15, 2011Decree No. 781 of September 15, 2011, Amending the Regulation on Patent Fees and Other Types of Fees Related to Patents, Industrial Designs, Utility Models and the Registration of Trademarks, Service Marks as well as the Assignment of Exclusive Rights to Appellations of Origin
December 24, 2008Decree No. 1020 of December 24, 2008, of the Government of the Russian Federation on the State Registration of Assignment Agreements of Exclusive Rights to Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Topologies of Integrated Circuits, Computer Programs, and Databases; and of Non-Contractual Transfers of the Exclusive Rights to Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Service Marks, Appellations of Origin, Topology of Integrated Microcircuits, Computer programs, and Databases
December 10, 2008Decree No. 941 of December 10, 2008 of the Government of the Russian Federation, Approving the Regulations on Patent and Other Fees for the Performance of Legally Significant Acts, Connected to Patents, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, the State Registration of Trademarks and Service Marks, State Registration and the Grant of an Exclusive Right in a Appellation of Origin, and also to the State Registration of the Transfer of Exclusive Rights to Other Persons and Agreements on the Disposal of these Rights
October 29, 2008Order No. 321 of October 29, 2008, of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, approving the Administrative Regulation to Govern the Performance by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks of Its Functions to State-Register Agreements on Disposal of Rights to Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Service Marks, Protected Computer Programs, Databases, and Integrated Circuit Layouts, as well as Franchising Agreements for Intellectual Property Assets Protected in Accordance with the Patent Legislation of the Russian Federation
October 29, 2008Order No. 322 of October 29, 2008 of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia Approving Administrative Regulations to Govern the Performance by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks of Its Functions to Extend accordance with Established Procedure the Period of Validity of a Patent for an Invention relating to Assets, for the Use of which the Permission of an Appropriate, Authorized Authority is Required under the Laws of the Russian Federation, the Period of Validity of a Patent for an Industrial Design, a Certificate (Patent) for a Utility Model, Registration Certificate of a Trademark or Service Mark, Certificate of the Right to Use an Appellation of Origin, and Restoration of the Validity of a Patent for an Invention, Utility Model or Industrial Design Previously Terminated due to Non-Payment of Maintenance Fees within the Prescribed Time Limit
December 12, 2007Order No. 346 of December 12, 2007 of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia Approving the Administrative Regulations to Govern the Performance by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks of Its Functions to Maintain Registers of Registered Intellectual Property Subject Matter, and the Publication of Information on Registered Intellectual Property Subject Matter, Filed Applications and Relevant Patents and Certificates Granted on the Validity, Termination and Restoration of the Validity of Legal Protection in Relation to Intellectual Property Subject Matter, Transfer of Rights, and on Official Registration of Intellectual Property Subject Matter
December 13, 2006Order No. 313 of December 13, 2006 of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Approving the Administrative Regulation on Monitoring and the Legal Protection and the Use by the Russian Agency for Patents and Trademarks of the Results of Scientific and Technological Works for Commercial Purposes Funded by the Federal Budget (Registered under No. 8805 of January 19, 2007 by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation)
April 22, 2003Order No. 56 of April 22, 2003 of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT) on Rules for Filing and Examination of Oppositions against Applications by the Chamber of Patent Disputes (as last amended on October 01, 2012)
March 5, 2003Order No. 32 of March 5, 2003 of the Russian Agency for Patents and Trademarks (ROSPATENT) Approving Rules on the Drafting, Filing and Examination of Applications for the Registration of Trademarks and Service Marks

IP Jurisprudence

Date of TextTitle
March 28, 2014Briefing Note on Issues relating to Domain Name Disputes (approved by the Decision No. SP-21/4 of March 28, 2014, of the Presidium of the Intellectual Property Court)
April 26, 2007Decision No. 14 of April 26, 2007, of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on the Practice for the Examination by Courts of Criminal Cases relating to the Infringement of Copyright and Related Rights, Inventors' and Patent Rights, and on the Unlawful Use of Trademarks