Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Russia)
The Federal Service for Intellectual Property, commonly known as Rospatent (Russian: Федеральная служба по интеллектуальной собственности (Роспатент), Federalnaya sluzhba po intellektualnoi sobstvennosti), is a Russian governmental agency in charge of intellectual property. Its former name was "Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks (Rospatent)".
|Федеральная служба по интеллектуальной собственности (Роспатент)|
|Formed||9 March 2004|
|Headquarters||Berezhkovskaya Naberezhnaya, 30/1, Moscow, Russia|
|Parent agency||Ministry of Economic Development|
In the former Soviet Union, Goskomizobretenie (Russian: Госкомизобретений), which stood for Gosudarstvennyi komitet po delam izobretenie i otkrytii, was the State Committee for Inventions and Discoveries. It maintained a registry of inventions and discoveries and gave out authors certificates and patents.
As of August 1, 2020, 476,905 national trademarks and 220,513 international trademarks were registered at the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property, and it issued 266,104 patents.