When the result of the examination of the claimed intellectual property is positive, Rospatent experts endorse the registration of the design invention. Information about the owner and the design are recorded onto the State Register of Design Inventions of the Russian Federation (hereinafter the State Register) and the applicant is granted a patent certifying the legality of his powers. Thus, if the owner of an existing document of title wants to make any modifications, such modifications have to be recorded in both the patent and the State Register.
In accordance with paragraph 4 of Art. 1393 of the Civil Code, it is allowed to make the following types of modification:
It should be noted that the list of cases described by the rule of law is open, and thus allowed other modifications within the types above.
To make modifications, the right holder should apply to the patent office and submit a modification in typewritten form in Russian.
The following data shall be specified:
The applicant shall sign each page of the application. Legal entities stamp each page of application.
If a representative submits an application, a document confirming authority has to be attached. Also, together with the application, the consent to the processing of personal data in the form established by Rospatent shall be submitted.
In order to check the received information and make corrections, the applicant must pay fees for the following:
Filing of documents with Rospatent is possible in electronic form, by mail or directly with the patent office. Upon receipt of the application, specialists check the documents on their completeness and correctness of submitted information. The application shall be assigned a registration number and a date of receipt shall be recorded. Then the application shall be considered by Rospatent experts and as a result, the information shall be corrected or the applicant shall be refused to make corrections. In the latter case, the Applicant is sent a justified refusal.
The procedure for making amendments includes two stages: correction of information in the State Register (within three work days from the date of the decision); and correction of information in the patent (within two work days from the date of making amendments to the State Register). At the end, the applicant is sent a notice of satisfaction of the application and a document on making amendments.
The results of the administrative procedure are reflected in the following documents:
In accordance with paragraph 5 of Article 1393 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, Rospatent publishes information on amendments to the State Register in the official bulletin. Thus, any interested person gets an access to up-to-date information on the patent and design of interest to him.