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On September 28th the Governmental Decree No.1151 has been officially published, coming into force from October 6th. This Decree amends the existing Schedule of official fees, increasing many of them, though some fees have been effectively decreased. 

The following key changes can be mentioned:

LEGAL ACTION

OFFICIAL FEE in RUB

before 6 October 2017

starting 6 October 2017

Filing a patent application for invention

1650 + 250 for every claim exceeding 25

3300 + 700 for every claim exceeding 10

Filing a patent application for utility model

850 + 100 for every claim exceeding 25

1400 + 700 for every claim exceeding 10

Filing a patent application for industrial design

850 + 100 for every industrial design exceeding 1

1700 + 700 for every industrial design exceeding 1

Request for adding a new claim in the set of claims of a patent application for invention

650 for every new claim (if the request is filed before substantive examination)

2350 for every new independent claim (if the request is filed in the process of substantive examination)

700 for every new claim (if the request is filed before substantive examination)

4700 for every new independent claim (if the request is filed in the process of substantive examination)

Assignment of a patent application

400

800

Substantive examination of a patent application for invention

2450 + 1950 for every independent claim exceeding 1, but not exceeding 10, plus 3400 for each independent claim exceeding 10

12500 + 9200 for every independent claim exceeding 1 (if examination was requested at filing)

4700 + 2800 for every independent claim exceeding 1, but not exceeding 5, plus 5400 for each independent claim exceeding 5 (if examination was requested after filing)

Substantive examination of a patent application for utility model

-

2500

Substantive examination of a patent application for industrial design

1650 + 1300 for every industrial design exceeding 1

3000 + 2500 for every industrial design exceeding 1

Extension of term for filing a response (invention, utility model, industrial design)

200 per month for the first 6 months (1-6 months)

400 per month for next 4 months (7-10 months)

800 per month for the first 6 months (1-6 months)

1100 per month for next 4 months (7-10 months)

Restoration of right to file a response (invention, utility model, industrial design)

650 (if a request for restoration was filed within 6 months)

2600 (if a request for restoration was filed after 6 months)

2100

Patent publication

-

3000

Patent registration

3250

Patent grant

1500

Renewal fees (patent for invention or industrial design)

850-12000

1700-24000

Renewal fees (patent for utility model)

400-4050

800-4900

Patent registry change

2050 (for 1 amendment) (patent change + patent registry change)

2000 (for 1 amendment)

Patent assignment

1650 + 850 for each next patent assigned by the same agreement (this refers both to contractual and non-contractual assignments)

3300 + 1700 for each next patent assigned by the same agreement (this refers both to contractual and non-contractual assignments)

Filing of an application for trademark registration

2295*

2450** + 700** for each class exceeding 5

Trademark examination

11500 + 2050 for each class exceeding 1

8050** + 1750** for each class exceeding 1

Trademark registration

16200 (registration + certificate issuance)

11200** + 700** for each class exceeding 5

Trademark certificate issuance

-

1400**

Renewal fees (trademark)

20250

20000 + 1000 for each class exceeding 5

Patentica's specialists are well aware of the recent changes in Russian and international IP practice and do their best to offer the most cost-effective strategies.