Geographical indication in Russian Federation

Appellation of origin (indication of source) is a sign used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin. Application for geographical indication is filed in Russian Patent Office.

Designations of places of origin protection is based on the registration; records of registered designations are entered and kept in the State Register of Appellations of Origin of the Russian Federation. The certificate of registration is issued for 10 years from the date of application and can be prolonged for the same term. Protection runs as long as goods can safe specific quality or characteristics.

Specialists of our company:
- will file application for GI;
- prepare and submit required documents for the state registration of geographical indication;
- provide you with legal advice during examination and registration;
- in case of infringement will represent you in state authorities.

If you have any questions or would like to register a geographical indication in Russian Federation, please contact our experts.