In order to be eligible for protection, an application for a patent of invention or an industrial design, or a certificate for a utility model must be submitted to the Russian Patent Office (Rospatent). The application must be submitted in Russian, through a patent attorney registered with Rospatent. While the patent application must be submitted in Russian, other documents may be in any language, with an attached translation into the Russian language.
The application should contain:
- a request for filing with information on the applicant, inventors, priority, etc.;
- a specification of the invention or utility model;
- drawings (where applicable);
- a certified copy of the priority application;
- a Power of Attorney.