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News from the DPMA

Inventiveness and creativity need effective protection. The DPMA is the German centre of expertise for all intellectual property rights - for patents, utility models, trade marks and registered designs. As the largest national patent office in Europe and the fifth largest national patent office in the world, it is committed to Germany's future as a country of inventors in a globalised economy.

Here you will find our current press releases and the archive of earlier press releases.
Not all press releases are available in English. Here you will find an overview of the press releases in German.

11 September 2019

  • The Deutscher Zukunftspreis award: "Impressive developments – important challenges"

29 August 2019

  • PIZnet campaign week: “IP strategies for SMEs”

1 July 2019

  • E-invoice: Further step towards a paperless office

31 May 2019

  • DPMA Annual Report 2018: German carmakers innovative in internal combustion engines and electric drives

11 April 2019

  • Artificial intelligence: US companies well ahead with patent applications for Germany

28 February 2019

  • German patents and trade marks in demand abroad as seldom before

11 January 2019

  • New types of trade marks and changed procedures


  • Archive - press releases


Last updated: 18/10/19 


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