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European Patent Attorney/European Patent Attorney Admission to the Patent Attorney's Association as Patent Attorney or Syndicate Patent Attorney

A European patent attorney established in another Member State where the profession of patent attorney is regulated and who is admitted to the Chamber of Patent Attorneys is entitled to settle in Germany under the professional title of his country of origin for legal protection in the field of foreign and international industrial property protection (established European patent attorney).

Who should I contact?

Responsibility lies with the German Patent and Trademark Office.

Which documents are required?

repetitive annually:

  • Certificate from the competent authority in the state of origin that the applicant is established in that State as a patent attorney or syndicate patent attorney

What are the fees?

Fees may apply. Please contact the appropriate authority.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the appropriate body.


List ID 844 (positive list; As of September 13, 2018)

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice

Professionally released on


Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Linie6PLus)

Further Links

Single points of contact of the state of Lower Saxony, Single points of contact of the countries of Europe, advice and assistance for EU citizens and their families.