World Intellectual Property Organization

Russian Federation (RU)

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Miscellaneous

Nice Classification

The Office does not accept class headings of the Nice Classification. The names of the goods and services for which the international registration of the mark is sought, must be grouped in the appropriate classes of the International Classification of Goods and Services of a current edition and version, each group preceded by the number of the class and presented in the order of the classes of that Classification; the goods and services shall be indicated in precise terms, preferably using the words appearing in the Alphabetical List of the said Classification in accordance with the Rule 9 (a) (xiii) of the Common Regulations under the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks and the Protocol Relating to that Agreement and with local trademark legislation

Representation before the Office

Local representation is required.
List of registered patent attorneys is available from Rospatent. Searching by name of patent attorneys
http://www.fips.ru/sitedocs/patpov_ru.htm

Collective and Guarantee Marks

No requirements.

Replacement

Recording of replacement takes place upon request, filed with the Office.

Transformation

The Office carries out the usual examination of the application filed on the base of the transformed international mark. The normal fees are required.

Maintenance Requirement

Not required.

Licenses

The recording of a license in the International Register related to an international registration does not have effect in the Russian Federation, nor does national legislation provide for recording of license related to international registration.

Last updated on: November 7, 2013

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