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Legislation news

By the end of 2018 Russian Patent and Trademark Office is to complete preparation of the guidelines regulating the procedure of rendering state services for registration of IP objects. Most of the guidelines were already adopted, some are under final consideration after being exposed for public comments.
EAPO and Korean IP Office signed Memorandum of Understanding on Patent Prosecution Highway.
Since February 28, 2018, industrial designs can be protected in the Russian Federation through a simplified procedure under 1999 Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs.
Since October 6, 2017, Patent and Trademark Office (Rospatent) has started levying new fees in compliance with Russian Government Regulation dated September 23, 2017, № 1151 (hereinafter Fees Regulation).