Mr Nikolay Bogdanov

Nikolay Bogdanov


Intellectual Property

Protecting and enforcing design rights in Russia
Russia | 13 February 2017

Russian design law is incorporated into Part IV of the Civil Code. Additional provisions regarding application proceedings are set out in the Rules on Design Patent Application Proceedings and the Instructions for Design Patent Application Documents. Exclusive rights to industrial designs are recognised through registration in the State Register of Industrial Designs and certified by design patents. Certain designs relating to applied art subject matter may be protected by copyright.