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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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:

WIPO services and products in Russia


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


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.



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


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.