The Russian Patent Office (Rospatent) has recently published its annual report for the year 2019. The complete report containing detailed statistics on all major IP rights is available in Russian language only on the Rospatent’s website. In addition to the report in Russian, the Rospatent also published an English summary titled “Rospatent: Figures, Facts and Projects” which also provides an overview of the IP filings for 2019 and detailed statistics on the registered transfers of rights. Additionally, the report describes major developments in IP field in the Russian Federation including commercial activities of the Rospatent’s Project Office responsible for technology and business consulting. The report furthermore lists the planned legislatives initiatives such as development of separate law on work related inventions and licensing agreements among employee and employer or establishment of the institute of preliminary applications.