Patents and intellectual property

So that innovations can become established on markets and maintain their position: Do you want to protect your invention? Intellectual property needs to be protected effectively – nationally and especially internationally. You will find information and contacts here.


File an appeal against decisions of the DPMA

You can file an appeal against decisions of the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA) in IP rights proceedings.

Inventor Consulting

The Erfurt Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) offers a free monthly consultation for inventors. Here, member companies and independent inventors have the opportunity to...

Pharmaceutical production - permission

For the commercial or professional manufacture of medicinal products, you need a permit from the competent authority.

Protection as a trademark extension

When the protection period of your trademark ends, you can extend the protection.

Protection as a trademark registration

Marks that serve to distinguish the goods and services of one company from those of other companies can be protected as trademarks at the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA).

Please select the desired service on the left.