The regime of legal protection of intellectual property is established after passing the procedure of patenting or registration of a trademark. You can apply for a patent / certificate for a trademark at the national or international level - in the second case, you need to specify in which foreign countries the protection of exclusive rights is sought. The firm of patent attorneys Prof-Patent will provide a full range of services related to the execution of documents and the passage of the procedure for patenting abroad.
The possibility to protect exclusive rights outside the Russian Federation is related to filing an application in one of the following ways:
Prof-Patent specialists will help you choose the best option for patenting and further protection of your rights. We will prepare all the necessary documents, file an application through FIPS or foreign patent attorneys, and provide other services to protect your interests.
The rules for filing and consideration of an application for a patent are fixed in the international acts, or in the legislation of a foreign country. Let us highlight the main stages to be passed by a patent applicant:
If the application is submitted through a national office, all documents can be submitted in Russian. Subsequently, for the examination, it will be necessary to submit similar documents in English. Also, the patent applicant must decide on the list of countries in the territory of which legal protection will apply. Depending on the number of states, as well as the claims of the subject matter, the amount of fee will depend.
From the moment of registration of the application, the Convention priority is established. This means that when claims of similar intellectual property objects are considered, priority will be given to the earlier application. This will make it possible to achieve protection from competitors or other patent applicants already at the stage of confirming the patentability of the features.
After registration of the application and obtaining a patent, intellectual property rights protection abroad extends to the following areas:
The protection applies only to the territory of the countries that the applicant indicated when submitting the application. Therefore, it is necessary to consider in advance all options for the development of own production, expansion of the sales market, and opening a business outside the Russian Federation. In order to maintain the intellectual property protection regime it is necessary to confirm one's rights by regular payment of state duty.
Experienced patent attorneys and lawyers of Prof-Patent will help you register your rights and protect your interests abroad. We cooperate with patent attorneys of foreign countries on a permanent basis and will draw up any documents for registration, use or disposal of rights. We will provide support for each fact of exclusive violation of patent rights in the collection and registration of evidence, the calculation of the amount of damages. recovery of compensation through the courts.
To learn more about the terms of cooperation with our specialists, consult us. To do this you will need to call by phone listed on the website or leave your questions in the feedback form.