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Defense in the Chamber of Patent Disputes

While patenting an invention, utility model, industrial design or while registering a trademark with Rospatent, applicants often face refusals to grant legal protection for intellectual property objects which registration they seek; or while monitoring patent information one finds data on readiness of Rospatent to issue a patent for invention, utility model, industrial design in violation of interests of an existing owner of an intellectual property object.

In order to challenge such solutions, one should apply to the Chamber for Patent Disputes at Rospatent.

The Chamber for Patent Disputes is a structural unit of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property. Its main function is to protect rights to intellectual property.

Let's see, what categories of cases are within the competence of the Chamber. Upon analyzing the Rules of filing oppositions and statements and their considering in the Chamber for Patent Disputes, four categories of cases may be identified:

  1. appeals against Rospatent's decisions to refuse grant of legal protection for intellectual property objects;
  2. appeals against Rospatent's decisions relating to grant of legal protection for intellectual property objects owned by third parties;
  3. termination of patents and trademark certificates;
  4. establishment whether a trademark is well-known.


Proceedings in the Chamber for Patent Disputes requires certain experience and knowledge, refer such cases to professionals.