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Russia

Primary Sources

  • Civil Code of the Russian Federation (as amended up to Federal Law No. 358-FZ of November 28, 2015) (2016)
  • Arbitration Procedural Code of the Russian Federation No. 95-FZ of July 24, 2002 (as last amended on December 8, 2011) (2011)
  • Briefing Note on Enforcement of Interim Relief in Domain Disputes (approved by Decision No. SP-23/3 of October 15, 2013, of the Presidium of the Intellectual Property Court) (2013)
  • Briefing Note on Issues relating to Disputes of Prior Use Rights (approved by the Decision No. SP-21/14 of November 14, 2014, of the Presidium of the Intellectual Property Court) (2014)
  • Briefing Note on Issues relating to Domain Name Disputes (approved by the Decision No. SP-21/4 of March 28, 2014, of the Presidium of the Intellectual Property Court) (2014)
  • Civil Procedure Code of the Russian Federation No. 138-FZ of November 14, 2002 (as amended up to February 6, 2012) (2012)
  • Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation No. 195-FZ of December 30, 2001 (as last amended on April 2, 2012) (2012)
  • Criminal Code of the Russian Federation No. 63-FZ of June 13, 1996 (as last amended on March 1, 2012) (2012)
  • Criminal Procedural Code of the Russian Federation No. 174-FZ of December 18, 2001 (as last amended on March 1, 2012) (2012)
  • Customs Code of Customs Union (Appendix to the Treaty on the Customs Code of the Customs Union Adopted by Resolution No. 17 of November 27, 2009 of the Interstate Council of the Eurasia Economic Community) (2010)
  • Decision of the Plenum of Supreme Court of the Russian Federation No. 5, of the Plenum of the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation No. 29 of March 26, 2009 on Certain Issues relating to Entry into Force of the Part Four of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation (2009)
  • Decision of the Plenum of the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation No. 51 of July 2, 2013, on the Commencement of Operations of the Intellectual Property Court (2013)
  • Decree No. 1020 of December 24, 2008, of the Government of the Russian Federation on the State Registration of Assignment Agreements of Exclusive Rights to Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Topologies of Integrated Circuits, Computer Programs, and Databases; and of Non-Contractual Transfers of the Exclusive Rights to Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Service Marks, Appellations of Origin, Topology of Integrated Microcircuits, Computer programs, and Databases (2008)
  • Decree No. 1224 of November 3, 1994 of the Government of the Russian Federation on the Accession of the Russian Federation to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, as revised in 1971, the Universal Copyright Convention, as revised in 1971, and Annexed Protocols 1 and 2 and the Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms 1971 (1994)
  • Decree No. 1471 of December 5, 1998 on Measures to Enforce the Rights of Authors of Works and Performers and Producers of Phonograms to Remuneration for the Reproduction for Personal Use of Audiovisual Works or Sound Recordings (1998)
  • Decree No. 1607 of October 7, 1993 of the President of the Russian Federation on State Policy in the Field of Protection of Copyright and Related Rights (1993)
  • Decree No. 1715 of December 03, 2008 of the President of the Russian Federation on Certain Issues relating to State Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications (as amended up to President’s Decree No. 636 of May 21, 2012) (2012)
  • Decree No. 183 of March 3, 2012, of the Government of the Russian Federation, Amending the Decision No. 1020 of December 24, 2008 of the Government of the Russian Federation (2012)
  • Decree No. 218 of March 21, 1994 on Minimum Remuneration Rates for Authors of Literary and Artistic Works (2007)
  • Decree No. 342 of April 22, 2009 of the Government of the Russian Federation, on Certain Questions Relating to the Exclusive Rights to the Results of Scientific and Technological Activities (2009)
  • Decree No. 379 of May 18, 2011, of the Russian Federation, Ratifying the Agreement on Unified Regulation on Principles of Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property (2011)
  • Decree No. 524 of May 29, 1998 of the Government of the Russian Federation, on the Minimum Remuneration Rates for Authors of Cinematographic Works Created before August 3, 1992 (1998)
  • Decree No. 614 of May 17, 1996 of the Government of the Russian Federation on Remuneration Rates for Performers (1996)
  • Decree No. 648 of July 12, 1993 on Procedures for the Use of Inventions and Industrial Designs Protected in the Russian Federation and on Payment of Remuneration to Right Holders (1993)
  • Decree No. 673 of May 24, 2011 of the President of the Russian Federation on the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT) (as last amended on May 21, 2012) (2012)
  • Decree No. 730 of September 5, 2011 of the Government of the Russian Federation, Amending Certain Decrees of the Russian Federation Government pursuant to the Decree No. 673 of May 24, 2011 of the President of the Russian Federation on the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (2011)
  • Decree No. 735 of September 14, 2009 the Government of the Russian Federation, Approving the Regulations on Patent Fees and Other Fees for the Performance of Legally Significant Acts, Pertaining to a Patent for a Selection Achievement, and to the State Registration of the Transfer of the Exclusive Right for a Selection Achievement to Other Persons and Agreements on the Disposal of this Right (2009)
  • Decree No. 781 of September 15, 2011, Amending the Regulation on Patent Fees and Other Types of Fees Related to Patents, Industrial Designs, Utility Models and the Registration of Trademarks, Service Marks as well as the Assignment of Exclusive Rights to Appellations of Origin (2011)
  • Decree No. 941 of December 10, 2008 of the Government of the Russian Federation, Approving the Regulations on Patent and Other Fees for the Performance of Legally Significant Acts, Connected to Patents, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, the State Registration of Trademarks and Service Marks, State Registration and the Grant of an Exclusive Right in a Appellation of Origin, and also to the State Registration of the Transfer of Exclusive Rights to Other Persons and Agreements on the Disposal of these Rights (2008)
  • Decree No. 982 of September 2, 1999 of the Government of the Russian Federation, on the Use of Results of Scientific and Technological Activities (as last amended on November 17, 2005) (2005)
  • Decree No. 992 of December 29, 2007 of Government of the Russian Federation, Approving the Regulation on State Accreditation of the Organizations Exercising Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights (as last amended on March 10, 2009) (2009)
  • Federal Constitutional Law No. 1-FKZ of December 31, 1996, on the Judicial System of the Russian Federation (as last amended on December 6, 2011) (2011)
  • Federal Constitutional Law No. 4-FKZ of December 06, 2011, on Amendments to Federal Constitutional Law on the Judicial System of the Russian Federation and to Federal Constitutional Law on Arbitration Courts of the Russian Federation in respect of the Establishment of the IP Court in the Arbitration Courts System (2011)
  • Federal Law No. 135-FZ of July 26, 2006, on the Protection of Competition (as amended up to Federal Law No. 275-FZ of October 5, 2015) (2016)
  • Federal Law No. 149-FZ of July 27, 2006, on Information, Information Technology and Information Protection (as amended up to Federal Law No. 264-FZ of July 13, 2015) (2016)
  • Federal Law No. 187-FZ of July 2, 2013, on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation Concerning the Protection of Intellectual Rights in Information and Telecommunication Networks (2013)
  • Federal Law No. 195-FZ of July 23, 2013, on Amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of the Russian Federation and the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation (2013)
  • Federal Law No. 231-FZ of December 18, 2006, on Putting into Force Part IV of the Russian Civil Code (as last amended by Federal Law No. 296-FZ of December 30, 2008) (2008)
  • Federal Law No. 244-FZ of September 27, 2010, on Innovation Center Skolkovo (as amended up to Federal Law No. 160-FZ of June 29, 2015) (2015)
  • Federal Law No. 284-FZ of December 25, 2008, on the Transfer of Rights on Unified Technologies (as amended up to Federal Law No. 401-FZ of December 6, 2011) (2012)
  • Federal Law No. 311-FZ of November 27, 2010 on Customs Regulation in the Russian Federation (as last amended on December 6, 2011) (2011)
  • Federal Law No. 316-FZ of December 30, 2008, on Patent Attorneys (as amended up to Federal Law No. 185-FZ of July 2, 2013) (2013)
  • Federal Law No. 35-FZ of March 12, 2014, on Amendments to the First, Second and Fourth Parts of the Civil Code and Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation (2014)
  • Federal Law No. 364-FZ of November 24, 2014, amending the Federal Law on Information, Information Technology and Information Protection and the Civil Procedure Code (2015)
  • Federal Law No. 422-FZ of December 8, 2011, amending Certain Laws of the Russian Federation Following the Establishment of the Court for Intellectual Property Rights in the System of Russian Arbitration Courts (as amended up to Federal Law No. 186-FZ of June 28, 2014) (2014)
  • Federal Law No. 98-FZ of July 29, 2004, on Trade Secrets (as amended up to Federal Law No. 35-FZ of March 12, 2014) (2014)
  • Federal Law of the Russian Federation No. 57-FZ of April 29, 2008 on Procedures for Foreign Investments in the Business Entities of Strategic Importance for Russian National Defense and State Security (2008)
  • Federal Сonstitutional Law No. 1-FKZ of April 28, 1995, on Arbitration Courts of the Russian Federation (as amended up to Federal Сonstitutional Law No. 4-FKZ of December 6, 2011) (2011)
  • Law No. 5485-1 of July 21, 1993, on State Secrets (as amended up to the Federal Law No. 377-FZ of December 21, 2013) (2014)
  • Law of the USSR No. 2213-I of May 31, 1991 on Inventions in the USSR (Extract) (1991)
  • Law of the USSR No. 2328-I of July 10, 1991 on Industrial Designs (Extract) (1991)
  • Order No. 157 of December 10, 2012 of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) Approving the Procedure of Collecting of Royalties for Licensing of the Right to Use the Results of Intellectual Activity of Military, Special and Dual-use Purposes, to which the Russian Federation is Entitled, Payments’ Limits, Payments’ Terms, and also the Basis of Excuse from Payments, Payments’ Deduction or Return (2013)
  • Order No. 169 of September 9, 2009 of the Federal Service for Law Enforcement in the Field of the Protection of Cultural Heritage Approving Reporting Forms for Accredited Collective Rights Management Organization (2009)
  • Order No. 18 of May 11, 1994 of the Committee of the Russian Federation for Patents and Trademarks, Approving the Explanatory Note 1 Concerning the Procedure for the Payment of Remunerations to Right Holders of Inventions and Industrial Designs for Use by Means of the Sale of Licences Abroad (Registered under No. 573 of May 20, 1994 by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation) (1994)
  • Order No. 210 of April 5, 2016, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the State Registration of the Computer Programs or Databases and the Issuance of Certificates of State Registration of Computer Programs or Databases, and their Counterparts (2016)
  • Order No. 218 of March 21, 2012, of the Government of the Russian Federation on the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT) (2012)
  • Order No. 233 of March 22, 2012 of the Government of the Russian Federation Approving the Rules of Performing by the State Clients Managing of the Rights of the Russian Federation on Results of Intellectual Activity of Military, Special and Dual-use Purposes (as amended up to Order of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 458 of May 30, 2013) (2013)
  • Order No. 234 of April 26, 2013 of the Ministry of Economic Development Approving of Administrative Regulations on Performing by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property its State Duties of Control and Monitoring in the Area of Protection and Use of the Results of Intellectual Activity of Military, Special and Dual-use Purposes, Created at the Expense of Budgetary Allocations, as well as Control and Monitoring in Such Area in Respect of State Clients and Contracting Entities of the State Contracts, Stipulating Performance of Research and Development and Technical Works (2013)
  • Order No. 30 of February 28, 2008 of the Ministry of Culture and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation on the Model Charter of the Accredited Collective Management Societies (Registered under No. 11240 of February 28, 2008 by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation) (2008)
  • Order No. 313 of December 13, 2006 of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Approving the Administrative Regulation on Monitoring and the Legal Protection and the Use by the Russian Agency for Patents and Trademarks of the Results of Scientific and Technological Works for Commercial Purposes Funded by the Federal Budget (Registered under No. 8805 of January 19, 2007 by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation) (2006)
  • Order No. 32 of March 5, 2003 of the Russian Agency for Patents and Trademarks (ROSPATENT) Approving Rules on the Drafting, Filing and Examination of Applications for the Registration of Trademarks and Service Marks (2003)
  • Order No. 321 of October 29, 2008, of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, approving the Administrative Regulation to Govern the Performance by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks of Its Functions to State-Register Agreements on Disposal of Rights to Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Service Marks, Protected Computer Programs, Databases, and Integrated Circuit Layouts, as well as Franchising Agreements for Intellectual Property Assets Protected in Accordance with the Patent Legislation of the Russian Federation (2008)
  • Order No. 322 of October 29, 2008 of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia Approving Administrative Regulations to Govern the Performance by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks of Its Functions to Extend accordance with Established Procedure the Period of Validity of a Patent for an Invention relating to Assets, for the Use of which the Permission of an Appropriate, Authorized Authority is Required under the Laws of the Russian Federation, the Period of Validity of a Patent for an Industrial Design, a Certificate (Patent) for a Utility Model, Registration Certificate of a Trademark or Service Mark, Certificate of the Right to Use an Appellation of Origin, and Restoration of the Validity of a Patent for an Invention, Utility Model or Industrial Design Previously Terminated due to Non-Payment of Maintenance Fees within the Prescribed Time Limit (2008)
  • Order No. 324 of October 29, 2008, of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, approving the Administrative Regulations to Govern the Performance by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks of its State Functions to Organize the Receipt of Applications for State Registration of Computer Software and Databases, Examination thereof and Grant of Certificates of State Registration of Computer Software or Databases in accordance with Established Procedure (2008)
  • Order No. 325 of October 29, 2008 the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia Approving the Administrative Regulations to Govern the Performance by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks of its Functions to Process and Examine Applications for the Registration of Industrial Designs in accordance with Established Procedure (2008)
  • Order No. 327 of October 29, 2008 of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia Approving the Administrative Regulations to Govern the Performance by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks of Its Functions to Process and Examine Patent Applications and to Grant Patents in Accordance with the Established Procedural Rules (2009)
  • Order No. 483 of July 20, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the State Registration of Trademarks, Service Marks and Collective Marks and Granting of Certificates of Registration of Trademarks, Service Marks, Collective Marks and Duplicates thereof (2015)
  • Order No. 56 of April 22, 2003 of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT) on Rules for Filing and Examination of Oppositions against Applications by the Chamber of Patent Disputes (as last amended on October 10, 2012) (2003)
  • Order No. 602 of August 27, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the Recognition of Designations Used as Trademarks or Trademarks as Well-Known Trademarks in the Russian Federation (2015)
  • Order No. 603 of August 27, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service, relating to the Request of the Rights Holders for the Early Termination of Patents for Invention, Utility Model, Industrial Design, Legal Protection of Trademarks, Service Marks and Certificate of Exclusive Rights to Appellations of Origin (2015)
  • Order No. 608 of August 27, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the Study of Application Documents for the State Registration of Trademarks, Service Marks, and Collective Marks and Issuing Copies of such Documents (2015)
  • Order No. 611 of August 28, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on Introduction of Changes in the Registers for Computer Programs, Databases, and Topographies of Integrated Circuits, as well as in the Certificate of Registration of Computer Programs, Databases or Topography of Integrated Circuits (2016)
  • Order No. 615 of August 28, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the Study of Application Documents for Patents for Inventions, Utility Models and Industrial Designs and Issuing Copies of such Documents (2015)
  • Order No. 692 of September 28, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the Extension of Term of the Exclusive Right to Inventions and of the Patent Certifying this Right (2016)
  • Order No. 693 of September 28, 2015, of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service for the Pre-Termination of the Legal Protection of Trademarks, Service Marks and Well-known Marks, Termination of Validity of the Certificate of Exclusive Rights to Appellations of Origin upon the Request of any Person other than the Right Holder, due to the Liquidation of the Legal Entity—the Right Holder or the Activities of the Sole Proprietor—the Right Holder, as well as in case of Death of the Citizen Holding the Certificate of Exclusive Rights to an Appellation of Origin (2015)
  • Order No. 696 of September 30, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the State Registration of Industrial Designs and the Grant of Patents for Industrial Designs, or Duplicates thereof (2016)
  • Order No. 698 of September 30, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the State Registration of Appellations of Origin and the Granting of Exclusive Rights thereto, as well as the Provisions on the Exclusive Rights to the Previously Registered Appellations of Origin and the Issuance of Certificates of Exclusive Rights to the Appellations of Origin or Duplicates thereof (2016)
  • Order No. 704 of September 30, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service, relating to the Changes in the State Registers of the Russian Federation of Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin, the List of Well-Known Trademarks and the Certificate of Registration of Trademarks, Collective Marks, Service Marks, Well-Known Trademarks, and Exclusive Rights to Appellations of Origin of Goods (2016)
  • Order No. 705 of September 30, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the Extension of Term of the Exclusive Right for Trademarks, Service Marks and Collective Marks (2016)
  • Order No. 707 of September 30, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the State Registration of Non-Contractual Transfer of Exclusive Rights on Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Service Marks, Appellations of Origin, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Computer Programs or Databases (2016)
  • Order No. 810 of November 3, 2015, of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on the Extension of Term of the Exclusive Right to Inventions and of the Patent Certifying this Right (2016)
  • Order No. 811 of November 3, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on Introduction of Changes in the State Registers of the Russian Federation for Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs and Patents (2016)
  • Order No. 812 of November 3, 2015, of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Approving the Administrative Regulations of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the State Service on Patent Term Restoration for Inventions, Utility Models and Industrial Designs (2016)
  • Order No. 906 of August 09, 2013 of the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) Approving the Form of Rightholder’s Application for Execution of Restraining Measures in Respect of the Information Resources Distributing, with the Infringement of Exclusive Rights, Films, Including Motion Pictures, Telefilms, or Information Sufficient for Their Receipt via Information and Telecommunication Networks (2013)
  • Order of Rospatent No. 38 of March 17, 2000, on Approval of the Procedure of Recognition of a Trademark as Well-Known in the Russian Federation (as amended by the Order of Rospatent No. 33 on March 3, 2004) (2004)
  • Order of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation No. 1164 of August 15, 2013, on State Accreditation of the Collecting Societies Managing the Exclusive Rights to Published Musical Works (with or without a Text), Excerpts from Dramatic-Musical Works in respect of Public Performances thereof, Cable Transmission of Broadcasts including Cable Retransmission (2013)
  • Order of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation No. 1165 of August 15, 2013, on State Accreditation of the Collecting Societies Managing the Exclusive Rights of Composers of Musical Works (with or without a Text), Used in an Audiovisual Work with respect to the Collection of Royalties for the Public Performances or Broadcast or Cable Transmission of the Audiovisual Work (2013)
  • Ordinance No. 1607-r of November 30, 2001 of the Government of the Russian Federation on Fundamental Objectives of the State Policy for the Use of Scientific and Technical Achievements in Commercial Industry (2001)
  • Resolution No. 285 of April 19, 2008 of the Government of the Russian Federation, Approving the Rules for Payment of Remuneration to Authors for Public Resale of Literary, Artistic, and Musical Works (2008)
  • Resolution No. 988 of December 29, 2007 of the Government of the Russian Federation, Approving Rules on Collection, Distribution of Payments of Remuneration to Performers and Producers of Phonograms for Use of Phonograms Released for Commercial Purposes (2007)
  • Resolution of the Russian Government No. 781 of September 15, 2011 Amending the Regulation on Patent Fees and Other Types of Fees Related to Patents, Industrial Designs, Utility Models and the Registration of Trademarks, Service Marks as well as the Assignment of Exclusive Rights to Geographical Indications (2011)
  • Statute of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT) (approved by Order No. 218 of March 21, 2012, of the Government of the Russian Federation on the Federal Service for Intellectual Property) (2012)
  • Tax Code of the Russian Federation (as last amended on March 30, 2012) (2012)

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