Patent Attorney - Admission

Service Description

You may only work as a patent attorney if you have been admitted to practice as a patent attorney by the Patent Attorneys' Association. You must apply for admission.

Patent attorneys are allowed to perform the following tasks:

  • Advising on inventions, trademarks, designs, know-how, plant variety protection and the like.
  • Registration of all industrial property rights
  • Prosecution of infringements of industrial property rights (unless representation by attorneys-at-law is required)
  • Representation before the German Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Patent Court, Federal Plant Variety Office and other international intellectual property authorities
  • Representation before the Federal Court of Justice in nullity proceedings

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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80331 München, Landeshauptstadt
089 242278-0
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