In 2019, Moscow entrepreneurs have acquired nearly 90 thousand patents. The city budget received 5.94 billion rubles from the patent tax system for the previous year, reports the official website of Moscow Mayor.
According to Denis Tikhonov, head of the Moscow department of economic policy, retail trade is the most demanded industry for the patent system. About 38 thousand patents have been acquired in this area in 2019.
In the second place, there are household services with more than 11 thousand patents. The third and fourth places were occupied by rental services for residential and non-residential premises, as well as transportation. In these industries, entrepreneurs acquired 10 thousand patents.