Official fees in Russia will change as of 23 August 2012

23.8.2012
The official fees in Russia for patent, trademark and design applications will change as of 23 August 2012. The main reason for the changes is that the official fees now have become identical for Russian and foreign applicants after Russia officially joined the World Trade Organization, WTO.

The changes are as follows:

– The official fees for patents for foreign applicants have decreased significantly by up to 70 percent.

– The official fees for designs for foreign applicants have decreased significantlly by up to 70 percent.

– The official fees for trademarks for foreign applicants have increased by approximately 35 percent.

Our updated list of charges indicating the new official fees will become available as of 23 August 2012.

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