Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Russian Federation

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
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 amended up to April 2, 2012)

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
September 30, 2015Order of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation No. 704 of September 30, 2015, approving the Administrative Regulation 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 of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation No. 707 of September 30, 2015, approving the Administrative Regulation 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 of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development No. 693 of September 28, 2015, approving the Administrative Regulation 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
August 27, 2015Order of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation No. 601 of August 27, 2015, on Approval of the List of Information to be Specified in the Certificate for Well-Known Trademarks, and the Form of the Certificate for Well-Known Trademarks
July 20, 2015Order of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation No. 483 of July 20, 2015, approving the Administrative Regulation 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
September 15, 2011Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 781 of September 15, 2011, on Amendments to the Regulation on Patent Fees and Other Fees related to Utility Models, Industrial Designs, the State Registration of Trademarks and Service Marks, the State Registration and the Grant of the Exclusive Right to the Appellation of Origin of Goods, as well as to the State Registration of Transfer of Exclusive Rights to Other Persons and Assignment Agreements of Such Rights
December 10, 2008Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 941 of December 10, 2008, on Approval of the Regulation on Patent Fees and Other Fees related to Utility Models, Industrial Designs, the State Registration of Trademarks and Service Marks, the State Registration and the Grant of the Exclusive Right to the Appellation of Origin of Goods, as well as to the State Registration of Transfer of Exclusive Rights and Assignment Agreements of Such Rights
October 29, 2008Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation No. 321 of October 29, 2008, on Approval of the Administrative Regulation Governing the Exercise by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks of the State Functions for Registration of the Assignment Agreements of Exclusive Rights to Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Service Marks, Computer Programs, Databases, and Integrated Circuit Layouts, as well as Franchising Agreements for Intellectual Property Rights in accordance with the Patent Legislation of the Russian Federation
October 29, 2008Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia No. 322 of October 29, 2008, on Approval of the Administrative Regulations Governing the Exercise of the Functions of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks for the Extension in 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
April 22, 2003Order of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) No. 56 of April 22, 2003, on the Rules for Filing Oppositions against Applications and the Examination Thereof by the Chamber for Patent Disputes (as amended up to Order of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation No. 720 of November 29, 2013)
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