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Important notices 2023

Important notice of 17 November 2023

  • On the occasion of the current situation in Israel and Gaza

Important notice of 9 November 2023

  • Entry into force of the Act Adjusting Patent Law Provisions Due to the European Patent Reform of 20 August 2021

Important notice of 28 July 2023

  • Hearings, proceedings and giving of evidence using image and sound transmission

Important notice of 3 July 2023

  • on the entry into force of a new version of the standard for the representation of nucleotide and amino acid sequence listings in XML under Section 11(2) of the Patent Ordinance of 1 July 2023

Important notice of 31 March 2023

  • IP applications: EPO filing tool eOLF to be decommissioned – DPMA recommends switching to DPMAdirektPro

Important notice of 10 January 2023

  • Eva Schewior will become new President of the German Patent and Trade Mark Office

Important Notice of 1 January 2023

  • Entry into force of the 14th edition of the Locarno Classification and the list of goods for designs (version: 2023_LOC14)

Last updated: 8 July 2024