The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) works to make innovation more collaborative across geographical boundaries. The Commercialization of IP is the focus of this Guide with an emphasis on the translation of academic inventions to commercial products and startup companies. The Guide is envisioned as primary resource for developing and emerging countries in moving from discovery to commercialization of ideas and technologies. The Annex of the Guide includes an overview of the current environment in Russia, with regards to the development of the commercialization of IP. Among the organizations providing assistance to commercialization and technology transfer, Russian Technology Transfer Network is presented as one of the key infrastructure tools.