Khlebny pereulok 19B
121069 Moscow


Tatyana Kulikova

  • Head of Office - Russia and Belarus
  • Trademark and Design Attorney
  • Eurasian Design Attorney
+7 495 356 35 20

Country Facts

Russian Orthodox, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist

International Conventions

Berne Convention (Copyright), Brussels Convention (Satellite Signal Transmission), Eurasian Patent Convention (EAPC), Hague Agreement (Industrial Designs), Universal Copyright Convention (Genève), Universal Copyright Convention (Paris), Paris Convention, Patent Cooperation Treaty, Madrid Agreement, Madrid Protocol, Marrakesh VIP Treaty, Nairobi Treaty, Nice Agreement, Locarno Agreement (Industrial Designs), Patent Law Treaty (PLT), Singapore Treaty, Strasbourg Agreement, Budapest Treaty, Rome Convention, Trademark Law Treaty (TLT), TRIPS Agreement, UPOV Convention, WIPO Convention, WIPO Copyright Treaty, WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, WTO Agreement

Minimal Filing Requirements

Patent Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Name and address (including ZIP code) of the inventor
  • Priority application data
  • Patent specification and claims

Trade/Service Mark Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Priority application data
  • List of goods/services
  • At least one representation of the mark (in color if claimed)

Industrial Design Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Name and address (including ZIP-code) of the designer
  • Priority application data
  • Drawings or photographs of all views of the design, including axonometric view (max. 7)


All other documents may be filed subsequently. Powers of attorney and declarations need not be legalized or notarized unless requested by the Patent and Trademark Office.

Some documents may require translation to Russian.


  • PETOŠEVIĆ has a total of 30 patent attorneys, agents and consultants on deck across its network of 16 Eastern European bases, the newest of which was set up in Kazakhstan in May 2020. This reach is further extended by close affiliations with top firms in jurisdictions such as Armenia, the Czech Republic, Moldova and Turkmenistan. In Moscow, 10 lawyers and paralegals provide commercially focused patent prosecution services in fields as varied as food and drink, machinery, chemistry and agriculture.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2021
  • Hailed as “a safe harbour in a challenging jurisdiction” by its international clientele, PETOŠEVIĆ nimbly manages the portfolios of myriad household names in sectors ranging from food and beverages to high technology. The firm is well resourced, with 120 professionals working from 16 offices to cover 30 Central and Eastern European jurisdictions. The Russian contingent operates across the trademark spectrum, but is at its best in prosecution.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2021
  • PETOŠEVIĆ covers the spectrum of patent services from 16 offices across Eastern Europe – including a newly minted base in Minsk, Belarus, which opened its doors last year. The Russian ensemble focuses on enforcement – including the enforcement of patents before the Russian Intellectual Property Office – for players in areas as diverse as food products, chemistry, agriculture and mechanics.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2020
  • PETOŠEVIĆ is a famous name in Russia and the CIS countries: the “go-to firm for IP disputes in Eastern Europe”, according to one top continental competitor. The pan-European outfit has cleverly managed to combine the reach and reputation of a large, multi-jurisdictional firm with the reasonable rates and personal touch of a local practice – with predictably excellent results. Whenever a client approaches any of the 16 regional offices, they receive a personal contact with the keys to the whole network.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2019
  • Working in harmony with offices across the Balkans, PETOŠEVIĆ’s Moscow office is a dedicated prosecution unit, devoted to providing rights holders in any technical sector with stellar representation before the Russian and Eurasian patent offices. Standing out for their particular expertise in mechanical engineering, a highly qualified line-up boasts diverse qualifications and experience amassed from many sources, including Rospatent and IP offices across the globe. “The group maintains an excellent response time and reports back on filings with remarkable clarity.”

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings, 2018
  • Regional powerhouse PETOŠEVIĆ’s reach extends to over 30 jurisdictions in Central and Eastern Europe. Its Russian unit is the latest in a long line of offices to be established and is also the busiest in terms of patent work. Its primary area of focus is fulfilling the multifaceted filing and drafting needs of foreign patent owners. Consistent quality, speed and dedication are hallmarks of its service – urgent and unexpected issues are dealt with immediately and without fuss.

    IAM Patent 1000 Rankings , 2017