We enclose our information sheet for trademark application in Russia listing
out the filing requirements and quotations for your kind attention. We also
enclose our schedule of charges for trademark matters in Russia for your easy
reference. Please find enclosed our official and professional fees for the trademark registration in Russia and required documents.
Information and required documents for filing
For the trademark registration we need ten specimens of your trademark 8x8 centimeters ( in color, if its necessary or in black and white), the full name of the firm-applicant, its address and the list of goods/services. The only supporting document is required is a Power of Attorney and the suitable specimens. For claiming convention priority we need an attest a copy of the first application in your country.
Steps of the registration and official and agents fees
To proceed with the trademark application in Russia, we suggest:
1. the preliminary search for identity or similarity (before application), which will cost of euro 200-350 per every mark for any number of classes of goods and services ( euro 200- for a word (logo)
mark, corporate name, owner name; euro 250 – for a device mark ( only picture); euro 350 for a combination of word(logo) and device mark. The term of such search is for logo 7-8 days, for device
or logo+device – 14-16 days.
Not Official fees.
2. Preparing and filing an application for registration, including the transaction all business during the period of trademark’s registration (without the official fees) will cost euro 250 per every mark
for any number of classes.
The official fees for filing an application for one class is 8500 Russian rubles= euro 250; for each addition class above one– 1500 Russian rubles =euro 45.
3. Our services for the reception of the trademark’s certificate - euro 100.
The official fees for the trademark registration and for the receipt of the trademark certificate will cost 10000 Russian rubles= euro 300.
4. Claiming on Convention Priority – euro 50. Not official fees.
In accordance with Russian trademark’s law we filing a single application for any number of classes (multi-classes application) and also it is possible to combine goods and services classes in a single application. The International Classification of Goods and Services is effected.
Time required for obtaining registration
Trademarks are registered in 12-18 months in Russia. It is possible to speed up this procedure to 5-6 month. Approximately cost of this procedure can be in addition min 500 euro. Registered trademark is published in Official bulletin of trademarks within 2 months after this registration. Trademarks are published not for protests of third persons, only for information. Prior use of a mark is not required for filing an application.
Term of registration and renewal
10 years, renewable every 10 years. The registration is effected in Russian only.
We can give a reduction 10% for the second application and the following applications.
There is not difference in official fees for any kind of marks ( logo, device, or logo+device), only for our service – preliminary search (see above).
So, in a word TM registration in Russia includes the following steps:
1. The first step -preliminary search during 7-14 days ( only professional fees);
2. The second step- filing an application for TM registration during 1-2 days and the transaction all business during the periodof trademark’s registration 12-18 months (professional and official fees);
3. The third step - trademark registration, receipt of TM certificate and then trademark will be published during 1-2 months(professional and official fees). In Russia are used the International Classification.
Preparing an opposition against third trademarks or preparing an answer opposition for our Patent Office – 500 –1000 euro.
Official fees for preparing an opposition concerning of refusal of protection trademark in Russia -5000 Russian rubles=148 euro; official fees for preparing an opposition against third
trademark is 8000 Russian rubles=237 euro; preparing an answer opposition for Patent Office – not official fees.
Patent of design
Our professional fees for the patent of industrial design are the following: search of the nearest analogue – 300-400 euro during 14-16 days ( not official fees); preparing and filing an application – 400 euro during 5-7 days+ official fees 300 USD ( to 5 points of essential signs of the industrial design). The total term of registration is 12-14 months. We need 6 photos the main look ( or another volumetric figures of high quality of the main look) and the other figures in 2 copies ( from one side, from below, from above). We also need the information about the applicant: the firm name, address and the author’s names.
Patent of invention and utility model
Our professional fees concerning patents of invention and utility model are: search ( 14-20 days) -400-600 Euro and preparing and filing an application ( 14-20 days) –400-700 Euro.
The official fees for filing patent of invention are about 200-300 USD, for examination – 300 USD; for registration – 400 USD.
The official fees for filing patent of utility model are 100 USD; for registration – 400 USD. Inventions are patented during 1-3 years and utility models – 3-4 month. We need the complete of documentsincluding 3 copies of description and drafts. The translation from English into Russian – 30-40 Euro per every page.
As regards Copyrights this procedure occupies 7-30 days and costs 300-400 Euro. To proceed we need another Power of Attorney, 2 copy of author’s work and copy of author’s personal document.
We also defend our client’s interests in Russian Patent Office and courts. Cost for preparing the relevant documents is 100 Euro/hour.
We can give any detail invoice form need you.
We immediately inform you about every our steps by fax, E-mail, post and file you all official documents. Do not hesitate to ask us.
We can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to let us know. Please feel free to contact us by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Chief of Patent Bureau