Filing rules by country

Russian Federation

Patent filing & translation requirements

Below we’ve listed the patent filing and translation requirements for Russian Federation. Whilst we endeavour to ensure these regulations remain up-to-date, they are subject to change. We advise you check with the local patent office or relevant counsel regarding any questions about country specific regulations.

Direct Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in Russian Federation
LanguageRussian
Filing Deadline12 months
Filing ExtensionNo
Translation Extension3 months
Power of AttorneyYes, no due date unless specifically required by an expert (original required, notarized: No, legalized: No)
General POA AcceptedYes
AssignmentsYes
Excess Claims Fee Due at FilingNo
Claims Amendment Possible at FilingNo
Fee for Amending Claims at FilingN/A
Request for Examination DeadlineDue within 3 years from filing date
Can Examination be Requested at Filing?Yes
Priority Document16 months from earliest priority, Certified Copy, No translation required
PCT Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in Russian Federation
LanguageRussian
Filing Deadline31 months
Filing ExtensionNo (rights can be reinstated within a year from the missed due date subject to payment of the restoration fee and presenting reasons for omission)
Translation Extension3 months
Power of AttorneyYes, no due date unless specifically required by an expert (original required, notarized: No, legalized: No)
General POA AcceptedYes
AssignmentsNo
Excess Claims Fee Due at FilingYes, due within 2 months following the entry date
Claims Amendment Possible at FilingYes
Fee for Amending Claims at FilingN/A
Request for Examination DeadlineDue within 3 years from international filing date
Can Examination be Requested at Filing?Yes
Patent Prosecution HighwayYes

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