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The Internet services of the DPMA

The German Patent and Trade Mark Office issues its official publications, such as Patentblatt (patent gazette), Markenblatt (trade mark journal) and Designblatt (designs gazette) as well as patent documents and utility model documents exclusively in electronic form. You can conduct online searches for patents, utility models, trade marks and designs and have access to the legal/procedural status registers. You can of course file IP applications online at the DPMA.

Our E-Services at a glance

Online filing

  • DPMAdirekt - filing IP applications online
    With DPMAdirekt you can file your patent, utility model or trade mark application online at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office.

Industrial property search facilities

  • DPMAregister Official Publications and Register
    DPMAregister is the online service for publication of the official publications and the register data with the current legal status information on IP rights.
    DPMAregister is particularly suitable for conducting searches for IP applications and registered and granted IP rights, for gaining information on the current legal status of an IP right and for the regular and systematic monitoring of newly published IP rights.
    • DPMAkurier is an additional online service under DPMAregister for automated monitoring of IP rights.

  • DEPATISnet - electronic patent document archive
    Via DEPATISnet you can conduct online searches in the electronic DEPATIS document archive. DEPATISnet is suitable for initial searches on the state of the art. Here you find the universal technological knowledge contained in more than 60 million patent documents.

  • Patentblatt-CD - the German patent gazette (Patentblatt) on CD-ROM
    Patentblatt-CD is a search medium for monthly patent monitoring. The CD-ROM is directed above all to professional users, who attach great importance to seamless archiving and the option to perform net-independent offline searches.
    The Patentblatt-CD is generated from the original data of the DPMA. All bibliographic data and legal status information are searchable on the Patentblatt-CD.

Supply of data

  • Data supply services of the DPMA - supply of machine-readable IP data
    The Data supply services of the DPMA provide the option to easily download raw data of all types of industrial property rights from a webserver. Professional users may utilise these data for integration into their own IP database.

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