Press releases

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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.

26 June 2024

  • International MSME Day: DPMA expands its information offer for small and medium-sized enterprises

5 June 2024

  • DPMA Annual Report 2023: Digital technologies still thriving

14 May 2024

  • Counterfeits, fakes: DPMA informs about the enforcement of IP rights

26 April 2024

  • Fresh impetus for renewable energy innovation

18 March 2024

  • DPMAnutzerforum 2024: Boom in filings of AI inventions

06 March 2024

  • Partners for a strong innovation ecosystem

05 March 2024

  • More inventions filed by German companies

7 February 2024

  • Your text, your picture, your music: German Patent and Trade Mark Office provides information on copyright too


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Last updated: 6 March 2024