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Representation for a Patent Attorney Appointment


A representative can only be appointed if it is taken over by a patent attorney. The order can also be made from the outset for all hindrance cases that may occur during a calendar year. In other cases, representation may only be appointed by the competent authority at the request of the patent attorney.

Who should I contact?

The competent authority lies with the Chamber of Patent Attorneys.

This procedure can also be carried out through a "Point of Single Contact". The "Point of Single Contact" is a special service offered by municipalities and the state for service providers.

Which documents are required?

No documents are required.

What are the fees?

Fees are charged in accordance with the scale of fees of the competent authority. Please contact the competent authority.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

There are no deadlines to be observed.

Processing duration

Processing Time: 3 Months
Section 30 (2) of the German Patent Attorney Act (PAO)

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)