Patent in Germany

Your German patent application in good hands – Patworx patent attorneys Germany

By applying for a German patent, you may protect technical inventions that are new and are based on an inventive step. If the German Patent and Trademark Office GPTO finally grants a patent, your invention will be protected for a period of up to 20 years from the application date. Within this period the patent confers an exclusive right to exploit the invention. However, only technical inventions, i.e. no business methods, ideas, schemes or rules are accessible to patent protection.

Documents required for a German patent application

In order for the GPTO to examine your patent application, you have to submit comprehensive documents. The following documents are required::

  • A technical description of your invention
  • Claims (which determine the scope of protection of the patent)
  • Drawings (optional)
  • A summary as well as
  • A declaration of inventorship
Our benefits packages for your patent application

Patent protection

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German patent application
low degree of difficulty.

  • Comprehensive advice
  • Draft of patent claims
  • Elaboration of a patent application with a low degree of difficulty
  • Electronic filing with the GPTO
  • Filing a request for examination

from 2.100 €

plus VAT & 410,- EUR
official fees of the GPTO

Patent protection

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German patent application
medium degree of difficulty.

  • Comprehensive advice
  • Draft of patent claims
  • Elaboration of a patent application with a low degree of difficulty
  • Electronic filing with the GPTO
  • Filing a request for examination

from 3.000 €

plus VAT & 410,- EUR
official fees of the GPTO

Patent protection

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German patent application
high degree of difficulty.

  • Comprehensive advice
  • Draft of patent claims
  • Elaboration of a patent application with a high degree of difficulty
  • Electronic filing with the GPTO
  • Filing a request for examination

from 4.000 €

plus VAT & 410,- EUR
official fees of the GPTO

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