Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree to extend the payment of patent fees, as well as other actions related to the registration of intellectual property rights objects.

The deadlines for the payment of fees are extended until December 31, 2020.

The extension relates to the applicant’s actions required to obtain patents for an invention, industrial design and utility model, registration of an appellation of origin, trademarks, and service marks.

Rospatent accepts applications for deferral.