Russian Federation (RU)

As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Request for extension of protection

The Office does not republish notifications of international registration, subsequent designation or renewal received from the International Bureau.

Examination Procedure

Absolute and relative grounds.

Opposition Procedure


Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Six months from the date of the notification of provisional refusal sent by the Office to the applicant.

Administrative and judicial remedies in case of refusal issued by the Office

The administrative procedure for overcoming a refusal issued by Rospatent Chamber of Disputes is stipulated in Art. 1500 of the Civil Code.
The decision may be appealed in the court.

Last updated on: November 7, 2013