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Welcome to the Press Portal of the German Patent and Trade Mark Office

Our information service will give you detailed answers to your questions and useful information about any aspect relating to patents, trade marks, etc. Additionally, we provide information on the German Patent and Trade Mark Office and its duties.

We welcome your comments and suggestions and are happy to personally answer any questions you may have. We will respond to your enquiries as quickly as possible and give you the opportunity to put your specific questions to an expert.

Information service for journalists:

  • telephone + 49 89/2195-3222
  • fax + 49 89/2195-2525
  • e-mail

German Patent and Trade Mark Office
Public Relations
Zweibrückenstraße 12
80331 Munich

You can contact our staff Monday through Thursday from 9:00 to 16:00, Friday from 9:00 to 15:00 (local time).

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Press releases

21 April 2017: World Intellectual Property Day: events with the German Patent and Trade Mark Office

16 March 2017: DPMAnutzerforum 2017 with a new concept

23 February 2017: Record numbers for granted patents and registered trade marks - stable filings at a high level - simultaneous reduction of backlogs



Annual reports

Annual reports

Internet pages of the DPMA

Internet pages of the DPMA