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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.

9 September 2020

  • Prizeworthy surgical robotics

26 August 2020

  • PIZnet campaign week: "IP strategies for SMEs"

18 June 2020

  • Federal Administrative Court strengthens competences of the German Patent and Trade Mark Office

19 May 2020

  • Sharp increase in innovations in e-mobility and autonomous driving

29 April 2020

  • "Efficient, fast and low-cost": law amendments strengthen rights of trade mark proprietors

24 April 2020

  • Inventions for a green future

28 February 2020

  • German Patent and Trade Mark Office more productive than ever before

22 November 2019

  • Serious case of fraud: German Patent and Trade Mark Office warns of misleading payment requests

11 September 2019

  • The Deutscher Zukunftspreis award: "Impressive developments – important challenges"

29 August 2019

  • PIZnet campaign week: “IP strategies for SMEs”

1 July 2019

  • E-invoice: Further step towards a paperless office

31 May 2019

  • DPMA Annual Report 2018: German carmakers innovative in internal combustion engines and electric drives

11 April 2019

  • Artificial intelligence: US companies well ahead with patent applications for Germany

28 February 2019

  • German patents and trade marks in demand abroad as seldom before

11 January 2019

  • New types of trade marks and changed procedures


  • Archive - press releases


Last updated: 8 May 2020 


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