The Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) reported the results of its work since the beginning of 2019: the speed of registration of objects has increased while the quantity of submitted applications has grown.
On average, it takes approximately 6 months to register a trademark in Russia. In 2018, this period was 8 months.
A decision on the grant of a patent for an invention also takes an average of 6 months (almost 9 months last year).
4 and half months is the registration term of industrial design, compared with almost 6 months a year earlier.
The registration period for a utility model was reduced to 1.5 months from more than 3 months in 2019.
At the same time, the total number of applications for trademark registration since the beginning of 2019 has increased in Russia by 19%. The number of trademark registrations increased by a quarter.
The number of applications for registration of appellations of the place of origin of goods has grown by 80%.
In July, it was decided to introduce geographical indications as a new object of intellectual property rights in Russia.