Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 31 months
Power of Attorney: No
Assignments: No
Language: Russian
Translation Extension: Yes
Excess Claims Fee: Yes*
Examination Request: Optional at filing or deferred
Country Notes: * Excess claims fee: RUB 700 per claim over 10. An amendment to reduce the claims may be submitted. Any amendments made will incur additional translation costs.

Filing Requirements

Filing Type: Direct Filing Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: No
Assignments: No
Language: Russian
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes: • A certified copy of the Priority Document needs to be filed within 16 months from the earliest priority date (with details needed at filing).

• If the translation is not filed when filing the application, a formal Office Action will be issued about two months after filing. The due date for filing the translation is two months from the receipt of this formal Office Action requesting the translation.

• Excess claims fee: RUB 700 per claim over 10.


Established: 1975

Number of Professional Staff: 100+

European Validation RWS European validation agent in Finland
National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Eurasia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan
Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in Eurasia, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan

Papula-Nevinpat is one of Finland’s largest patent and trademark agencies, offering a complete service for patent applications in Finland and across the Baltic states and CIS countries. Its head office is based in Helsinki, with nine offices in Finland, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.


• Biotechnology
• Chemical Science
• Electrical
• Information Technology
• Mechanical
• Nanotechnology
• Optics
• Pharmaceutical
• Polymer Technology
• Software
• Telecommunication

Contact Information


P.O. Box 981,


Mechelininkatu 1 a,