Friday, July 9 2021 \ Published by Sojuzpatent.
On June 17, 2021, the Russian government issued a ruling that introduced changes to the official fees related to patent examination and the issuance of original certificates.
Previously, the following official fees applied to the process of substantive examination:
After the amendment, the unified rate “RUB 12,500 + RUB 9,200 for each independent claim after the first” will be applied to all cases*.
The ruling introduces a new 50% discount to the examination fee in the case that the applicant provides a preliminary patentability report prepared by an accredited organization in accordance with the 2020 Civil Code amendments.
Issuing original certificates
The patent/trademark/geographical indication/appellation of origin grant procedures previously included the payment of a grant fee of RUB 1,500 for patents and RUB 2,000 for the other IP rights. Continue Reading