IPR equally valuable in Russia as in other regions.
The Patent Disputes Chamber which is a department of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) receives about 100 patent oppositions a year. Read more about the rules.
The Asian Patent Lawyer's Annual 2018 has been published. Our patent attorney Erik Goussev has written an article about how to best protect IP rights in the Russia-Eurasia region.
The Russian patent office operates better than its reputation, and it has not been politicized. The fledgling legislation has been systematically developed to correspond with internationally established practices.