Plant varieties and animal breeds can be protected in Russia as selection achievements. They are registered by the State Commission of the Russian Federation for Testing and Protecting Selection Achievements. The term of the patent’s validity is calculated from the date of the selection achievement’s registration in the State register and totals 30 years (35 years for varieties of ornamental, fruit, and forest plants and grape varieties).
Sojuzpatent has wide experience in obtaining patents for selection achievements in Russia and respective IP rights abroad (including such countries as Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan) and will help you in patenting plant varieties and breeds of animals.
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