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Design protection in Germany

Registered designs under German law protect the appearance of your products Registered designs protect the appearance of industrially manufactured or manually crafted products, for example, clothes, furniture, vehicles, fabrics, decorative objects or graphical symbols. Parts of products can also be protected by a registered design, for example, the sole of a sports shoe or the [...]

Applying for a utility model in Germany

You can file a utility model application both in paper form and in electronic form with the DPMA. Please use application form G 6003 (Antrag auf Eintragung eines Gebrauchsmusters) for paper filing. The “Information for Utility Model Applicants” leaflet contains details about filling in the form and about the formal requirements of the annexes. You [...]

2018-09-06T16:44:31+00:00September 6th, 2018|German Patent and Trademark Office, utility model|