Russia: still a good place for IP protection


Erik Goussev

Government ineffectiveness, bureaucracy and an unpredictable legislative environment are some of the challenges of doing business in Russia. Contrary to what is commonly thought, however, examination and registration of intellectual property rights by the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) is done efficiently and without unnecessary delay.

Erik Goussev, Papula-Nevinpat, IP registration, Russia’s World Trade Organization, Rospatent,