In February 2019, Rospatent received the first application from the patent owner Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.V (Netherlands) to extend the term of a patent for industrial design in accordance with the new legislation.

In March, the Russian Patent Office extended the term of this patent until February 2025.

2014, amendments were made to the Civil Code of the Russian Federation regarding the legal regulation of the extension of the exclusive right to industrial design and the patent certifying this right, which simplified the procedure for extending the patent validity period for industrial design.

Legal provision Previous norm New rules, since 01/01/2015
Term of patent 15 years 5 years
Renewable term For 10 years Repeated renewal for 5 years (the maximum period of validity is 25 years)
Maintenance Every year Every 5 years