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 in intellectual property (IP).

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About our officeWRO Newsletter | Russia country profile | IP resources in Russia

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Email updates

Russian Office Newsletter – News, events and announcements from the WIPO Russia Office. Twice a year.

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WIPO events in Russia

Other IP events

Our staff regularly participate in other IP events in Russia:

World Intellectual Property Day – April 26, 2023

Women and IP: Accelerating innovation and creativity

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Create your own World Intellectual Property Day campaign

Join us in celebrating the work of trailblazing women around the world and in raising awareness about why it is so important to encourage more women to participate in the IP system.

Use available campaign materials to develop your own, customized campaign and help us spread the word.

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Are you a woman inventor, creator, or entrepreneur?

WIPO is committed to moving the dial on the participation of women in the IP system.

Find out how the IP system can help accelerate innovation and creativity and support your business goals.

WIPO Publications

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WIPO Magazine, Issue 3/2022 (September)

The WIPO Magazine explores intellectual property, creativity and innovation in action across the world.

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Madrid Yearly Review 2022 – Executive Summary

This executive brief identifies key trends in the use of the WIPO-administered Madrid System.

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Executive Summary PCT Yearly Review 2022

This executive brief identifies the key trends in the use of the WIPO-administered Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and provides a summary of the statistics reported in the PCT Yearly Review 2022.

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WIPO Magazine, Issue 2/2022 (June)

The WIPO Magazine explores intellectual property, creativity and innovation in action across the world.

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Hague Yearly Review 2022 - Executive Summary

This executive brief identifies key trends in the use of the WIPO-administered Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs.

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Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) Report 2021

This annual report of the TISC program highlights the key trends and milestones in 2021, with a focus on how the program and TISCs in 88 countries continued to expand and develop resources and services to meet the needs of local innovators.

WIPO services and products in Russia

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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.

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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.

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Hague System for industrial designs

The Russian Federation joined the Hague System in 2018, so now entities and designers from Russia can use the Hague System to protect their industrial designs in the Contracting Parties. Conversely, foreign entities and designers can indicate the Russian Federation in their applications. Read more – Russian Federation joins the Hague System

Russia and WIPO initiatives

IP summer schools

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Every year, WIPO and the Russian Federation organize the WIPO–Russia Summer School on IP, providing students and young professionals with the opportunity to acquire a deeper knowledge of IP.

TISCs

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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 more than 170.

Study visits

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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. Contact us to find out more.