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?
The responsibility lies with the President of the German Patent and Trade Mark Office.
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?
- Proof of acquisition of technical competence
- Proof of mandatory training in the field of industrial property protection
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 MonthsSection 10 (5) of the German Patent Attorney Act (PAO)
The applicant may file an application for a judicial decision against the rejection decision with the Higher Regional Court within one month of notification.
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice