The total number of trademark applications increased again in Russia in 2020. The number of trademark filings increased last year by more than 6,000 filings compared to 2019, with 93,926 applications in total.
Papula-Nevinpat in WIPR: Russia jurisdiction report: Landing a licence
IP owners are free to exploit their rights in different forms, including by entering into licence agreements. Licence agreements are regulated by the Russian Civil Code. Under a licence agreement, one party—the owner—grants or undertakes to grant the other party with the right to use the trademark/patent within the limits stipulated by the contract.
Read an article about licence agreements in Russia written by our trademark attorney Annikki Hämäläinen and patent attorney Erik Viik in the latest issue of the World Intellectual Property Review (March 2021) here.