Capital: Moscow

Government: Federal dominant-party semi-presidential republic

Area: 17,098,246 km2

Population147 mln people

GDP (PPP): $4.390 trillion

Doing Business 2020 ranking: 28

Currency: Russian ruble (RUB)

Time zoneUTC+2 to +12


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Legislation of Russia in the sphere of intellectual property


Copyright Law of Russia


Russia has signed: The legislation of Russia in the sphere of copyright and related rights:
• Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization;

• Universal Copyright Convention, with Appendix Declaration relating to Article XVII and Resolution concerning Article XI;

• Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations;

• Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms;

• WIPO Copyright Treaty;

• WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty;

• Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works;

• Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of the Protection of Copyright and Neighboring Rights;

• Agreement on Cooperation in the Repression of Offenses in the Field of Intellectual Property, etc.

• Constitution of the Russian Federation;

• Civil Procedure Code of the Russian Federation;

• Tax Code of the Russian Federation;

• Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation;

• Criminal Code of the Russian Federation;

• Law of the Russian Federation on Mass Media;

• Federal Law on Information, Information Technologies and Protection of Information;

• Federal Law on Librarianship;

• Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation on Streamlining of Functions of Federal Enforcement Authorities in the field of Copyright and Related Rights;

• Decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 1715 of December 3, 2008, on State Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications, etc.


Industrial property Law of Russia


Russia has signed: The legislation of Russia in the sphere of industrial property:
• Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property;

• Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks;

• Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks;

• Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs;

• Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT);

• Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure;

• Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks;

• Patent Law Treaty (PLT);

• Eurasian Patent Convention;

• Agreement on Mutual Preservation of Inter-State Secrets in the Area of Legal Protection of Inventions;

• Agreement on Measures for the Prevention and Repression of the Use of False Trademarks and Geographical Indications, etc.

• Civil Procedure Code of the Russian Federation;

• Arbitrazh Procedural Code of the Russian Federation;

• Tax Code of the Russian Federation;

• Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation;

• Criminal Code of the Russian Federation;

• Federal Law on Trade Secrets;

• Federal Law on Patent Attorneys;

• Federal Law on the Transfer of Unified Technologies;

• Federal Law on the Protection of Competition;

Eurasian Economic Union Customs Code, etc.


State bodies of Intellectual property system in the Russian Federation


Berezhkovskaya nab. 30-1, Moscow, G-59, GSP-3, 125993, Russian Federation

Telephone number: +7 (499) 240-60-15, 240-6138

E-mail: fips@rupto.ru 

Website: rupto.ru