On 3 March 2012 the Russian Government adopted Resolution No. 183 (hereafter – “Resolution”). The Resolution slightly amends procedure of state registration of contracts under which exclusive rights are transferred, as well as state registration of exclusive rights transfer without contract, which is stipulated by the Russian Government Resolution dated 24 December 2008 No. 1020. Those amendments are triggered by the development of inter-state bodies cooperation.
In particular, a document which confirms the payment of state duty, is excluded from the list of necessary documents submitted to the Federal Intellectual Property Service (now it is the precise name of this state authority). Thus, a document confirming the payment of state duty is not submitted for: