Important Notices

The German Patent and Trade Mark Office irregularly publishes important notices on current IP topics. Not all notices are available in English. Please find here an overview of the notices in German.

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: 3 January 2022