Rospatent

The Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property, commonly known as Rospatent (Russian: Федеральная служба по интеллектуальной собственности, Federalnaya sluzhba po intellektualnoi sobstvennosti), is a Russian governmental agency in charge of intellectual property. Its former name was "Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks (Rospatent)".[1]

In the former Soviet Union, Goskomizobretenie (Russian: Госкомизобретений), which stood for Gostudarstvennyi komitet po delam izobretenie i otkrytii, was the State Committee for Inventions and Discoveries. It maintained a registry of inventions and discoveries and gave out authors certificates and patents.

As of June 1, 2017, more than 379 860 national trademarks and 191 023 international trademarks were registered at the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property, and it issued 236 510 patents.[2]

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