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International Cooperation


The activity of Rospatent in the field of international cooperation is aimed at serving interests and fulfilling the obligations of the Russian Federation arising from the corresponding international and bilateral agreements as well as at the development of cooperation with international organizations and
foreign partners.   

The Federal Institute of Industrial Property (hereinafter – the Institute) carries out procedures under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), representing Rospatent as the receiving Office, the International Searching Authority, the International Preliminary Examining Authority and under the Madrid System, representing Rospatent as the Office of origin and the designated Office.

In cooperation with other patent offices the Institute develops International Classifications Systems of the IPRs as well as the WIPO Standards aimed at harmonizing the procedures of publication of and access to patent information.