The IP rights environment has become very internationally-focused lately. IP owners have many opportunities to protect their IP rights globally, but enforcement of IP rights is still mainly based on national requirements and processes with country specifics and peculiarities. This is also the case in Russia.
Article in WIPR: Review of the revised design patent system
Our European design attorney Irmeli Nokkanen writes in the latest issue of the World Intellectual Property Review about the Russian design patent system that radically changed two years ago and what it has meant in practice.