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The DPMA at Ambiente 2018

At the world's most important consumer goods fair, trade visitors will be able to see all the latest innovations at first hand: from global offerings and market trends to visions of the future. Interest in the trade fair is growing: At the last Ambiente 4,460 companies from 94 nations presented their products.

New products from the areas of dining, giving and living

The trade fair is the stage for everything that makes cooking and housekeeping easier and the food more beautiful: from glass, porcelain and innovative kitchen accessories to small electrical appliances. For all occasions, this area offers an exciting, cross-industry product mix: from gift articles and personal accessories to watches and jewellery. The "living area" makes the future of living, furnishing and decorating tangible.

"Mobile IP experts" at Ambiente

Our "Mobile IP experts" will be on the road at Ambiente 2018 from 9 to 11 February, showing how you can protect your innovations from unwanted imitators. Especially in the consumer goods sector, plagiarism is unfortunately a mass phenomenon.

Who wins the Plagiarius 2018?

The "Plagiarius" anti-prize for particularly bold counterfeits was awarded at Ambiente on 9 February. The award will be given for the 42nd time. The inventor of the black dwarf with the golden nose is designer Rido Busse from Ulm. He discovered in 1977 that a scale designed by him had been counterfeited and sold on a large scale by a Hong Kong company. He then launched the Plagiarius action. You can read here who is ahead in the "race" for the most audacious counterfeits.

Save the date: 46th International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva - 11 to 15 April 2018

The 46th International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva will take place from 11 to 15 April 2018. It is under the auspices of the Swiss Confederation and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The Geneva Inventors' Fair brings together more than 700 exhibitors from 40 countries, around 30,000 visitors from all over the world and 650 journalists from all over the world. The fair is exclusively dedicated to new inventions and products. It is a meeting place for exhibitors, the general public, mass media and professional buyers and thus offers an ideal platform for the international marketing of new products.

Trade fair calendar 2018
Date  Name of trade fair  Location  Hall/stand 
09/-11/01/2018  PSI  Düsseldorf  Booth; Hall 9 
31/01-04/02/2018  Spielwarenmesse  Nuremberg   Booth together with Deutscher Zoll, Hall 11.1, Booth H-01 and mobile IP experts 
09/-13/02/2018  Ambiente  Frankfurt  mobile IP experts 
14/-15/03/2018  LogiMAT  Stuttgart  Booth; Hall 6, Stand 6D61 
18/-23/03/2018  Light + Building  Frankfurt  mobile IP experts 
20/-23.03/2018  Anuga Food Tech  Cologne  mobile IP experts 
10/-13/04/2018  analytica  Munich  mobile IP experts 
14/-15/04/2018  VELOBerlin  Berlin  Booth 
23/-27/04/2018  Hannover Messe  Hanover  Booth together with BMWi (26/-27/04), Hall 2, Stand C28 
14/-18/05/2018  IFAT  Munich  mobile IP experts 
11/-15/06/2018  CeBit  Hanover  Booth together with BMWi 
19/-22/06/2018  automatica  Munich  mobile IP experts 
08/-10/07/2018  Euro-Bike  Friedrichshafen  mobile IP experts 
11/-15/09/2018  Automechanika  Frankfurt  mobile IP experts 
18/-21/09/2018  innoTrans  Berlin  mobile IP experts 
25/-28/09/2018  Wind Energy  Hamburg  mobile IP experts 
12/-13/10/2018  deGUT  Berlin  Booth 
16/-18/10/2018  eMove 360°  Munich  mobile IP experts 
23/-26/10/2018  glasstec  Düsseldorf  Booth 
01/-04/11/2018  iENA  Nuremberg  Booth 
12/-15/11/2018  MEDICA  Düsseldorf  Booth together with Deutscher Zoll 
13/-16/11/2018  electronica  Munich  mobile IP experts 
15/11/2018  MUT  Leipzig  Booth 
no date fixed yet 
  Markenforum  Munich  IP conference with DPMA stand  
  Bayerischer Patentkongress  Munich  IP conference with DPMA stand  
You can also download our trade fair calendar as a x-Datei x-Datei CSV file (in German).  

[1] Mobile IP experts

Why are industrial property rights important? We will be pleased to answer this question. Even at trade fairs. We often realise that, even though exhibitors at trade fairs require a lot of information about IP rights, they lack the time to visit the DPMA’s information stands. We have found a solution. Trained DPMA staff visit exhibitors directly at their stands as part of our mobile trade fair team “Mobile IP experts”. We provide information about search facilities and ask the exhibitors what kind of information they need for the protection of innovations, trade marks or designs. In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of written information material online. If you wish, we can also send it by post.
Please make an appointment with us if you would like us to visit you at your stand. You can call us on +49 89 2195-1000.

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Picture: International Exibition of Inventions of Geneva

Last updated: 22/02/18 


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