Being a full-service agency, PATENTUS LLC provides the whole range of common IP services at all the known stages of obtaining and maintaining legal protection of exclusive rights to various objects of intellectual property. Our experienced patent and trademark attorneys offer consulting and legal support which comprises any and all services relevant to drafting and filing patent and trademark applications, handling different prosecution phases at the Russian Patent and Trademark Office (RuPTO) as well as contestation and protection of existing rights.

Trademark services are our primary ones and include:

  • aid and advice in legal matters relating to trademark registration and protection in Russia;
  • carrying out preliminary trademark searches to assess trademark registrability;
  • official trademark registration support services;
  • responding to the notifications of provisional refusal issued by the RuPTO;
  • renewal of trademarks;
  • making amendments to trademark applications and registrations.

Patent services referring to inventions, industrial designs and utility models include:

  • patent counseling (legal advice on the rules and possibilities of patent protection in Russia);
  • preliminary patent searches to assess novelty, prior art and other patentability criteria in respect of different patentable subjects, infringement searches;
  • retrieval of patent information, carrying out patent researches;
  • obtaining patent protection for inventions, utility models and industrial designs;
  • assistance in keeping the patents valid;
  • making amendments to patent applications and registrations.

License and assignment agreements professional support implies:

  • legal advise on intellectual property disposal issues in Russia;
  • drafting license, assignment and franchise contracts of any complexity;
  • translating the specified contracts and drafting bilingual contracts;
  • drafting supplementary agreements;
  • assistance in negotiating contracts in the sphere of intellectual property;
  • registration of contracts executing disposal of registered objects of intellectual property in the Russian Patent Office and making amendments to registered contracts.

Patent and trademark dispute resolution and litigation services consist in:

  • preparation of cases and initiating opposition procedures before the RuPTO;
  • taking appeals to the Chamber for Patent Disputes of Russia from the final decisions of the RuPTO examiners in charge of patent, trademark and other registrations;
  • legal representation and protection of clients before the Russian Civil Courts;
  • preparation of “amicus briefs” and expert opinions in the field of Russian and international law of intellectual property.

Miscellaneous IP services include:

  • registration of intellectual property assets with the Russian Customs IP Register (proven track record);
  • registration of software and databases;
  • registration of semiconductor topographies;
  • rrotection of subject matter of copyright in Russia.

This list of our services is general and non-exhaustive. You are welcome to take a closer look at our prices and particulars of certain services at our website – http://patentus.biz/price

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have an unusual or even unique case. Thanks to our experience, passion for and commitment to our profession, we look forward to every new instruction from you.

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