GENERAL INFORMATION TO KNOW

Applicants Individuals and legal entities
Objects of design Shape, configuration, ornament, combination of colors, lines, contours of the product, texture of the material of the product.
Fee reduction Reduced in case an author and an applicant are the same person
Patentability criteria Novelty and originality
Unity of design Application may relate to one or group of designs with a single design concept
Validity of design 5 years from the filing date and renewable every 5 years within 25 years period
 
Member of Paris Convention
 
POA Hard copy of the simply signed POA is required. No notarization or legalization is needed
 
Patent Attorney Reqiored for non-resident applicants/holders
 
Customs Patented objects can not be entered into the Customs Register
 
Language Russian