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Russia: Search reports now available in the Official Bulletin

The search reports are now made available in the Official Bulletins of Inventions and Utility Models and can be found in the section Information Search Reports. Besides cited documents and IPC classification, the search report also contains list of consulted databases, information on the unity of the invention or classification used in the search. The law changes related to intellectual property regime introduced in 2014 and 2015 to the Russian Civil Code created a legal basis for the preparation and the publication of the search report together with the publication of a patent application.

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