Federal Institute of Industrial Property (FIPS)

The Federal Institute of Industrial Property (FIPS) is a nonprofit research organization in a form of a federal government budgetary institution. Functions and powers of the founder of FIPS are performed by Federal Service for Intellectual Property – ROSPATENT.

The main responsibilities of FIPS are carrying out of preparatory work for the implementation of Rospatent legal actions related to legal protection of the following results of intellectual activity and means of individualization: inventions, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks, service marks, appellation of origin of goods, computer programs, databases, and topographies of integral circuits as well as acquiring and use of scientific knowledge for scientific and technical support of examination of the intellectual property results and means of individualization.