Examination of the required legal knowledge as a patent attorney Admission
Admission to the examination of the required legal knowledge as a patent attorney must be applied for at the competent authority.
Who should I contact?
Responsibility lies with the President of the German Patent and Trademark Office.
This procedure can also be handled through a "point of single contact". The "Point of Single Contact" is a special service offered by the municipalities and the state for service providers.
Which documents are required?
- Proof of acquisition of technical competence
- Proof of prescribed training in the field of intellectual property
What are the fees?
Fee: 260,00 EURPayment in advance: Nohttp://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/patanwo/__12.html
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.
Processing Time: 3 Months§ 10 paragraph 5 Patent Attorney Regulations (PAO)
Against the negative decision, the applicant may file an application for a court decision with the Higher Regional Court within one month of service.
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice