June 22, 2016
Representatives of “Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat and Partners” attended the thematic meeting in FIPS

On June 8, 2016, the thematic meeting “Reinstatement of validity of patents on objects of patent law, assignment of open license and the extension of documents of title on objects of patent law and means of individualizing based on the new regulations, adopted in 2015” was attended by the representatives of “Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat and Partners” in FIPS Division “All-Russian Patent and Technical Library” (VPTB).

The speakers of the meeting were A.A. Rudnev, Head of Department of Administrative Procedures of FIPS for objects of patent law; S.V. Perlova, Head of Registration Department of FIPS for means of individualization of registration; Z.E. Krysanova, Head of Registration Department of FIPS for objects of patent law.

The meeting was attended by employees of Rospatent and FIPS as well as applicants, proprietors and patent attorneys, including representatives of "Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat and Partners."

Participants had the opportunity to talk with and ask questions of speakers. While answering the question of the representative "Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat and Partners", A.A.Rudnev informed that the new fees for renewal of industrial designs (with the filing date after January 1, 2015) would be introduced in the near future. He also noted that the fee for extension of the design validity for a 5-year period would also include annual fees for patent maintenance, i.e. no annuities would be stipulated.

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