Links

Offices and Institutions

Patent and Trademark Offices

European Patent Office
www.epo.org

German Patent and Trademark Office
www.dpma.de/english/index.html

United States Patent and Trademark Office
www.uspto.gov

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/

World Intellectual Property Organization
www.wipo.int/portal/index.html.en
 

Associations, Institutions and Courts

Federal Patent Court
www.bundespatentgericht.de/cms/index.php

Federal Court of Justice
www.bundesgerichtshof.de/EN/Home/home_node.html

European Court of Justice
curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/j_6/

Federal Ministry for Education and Research
www.bmbf.de/en/index.php

GRUR: Society for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright
www.grur.org/en.html

Federation of German Industry
www.bdi.eu/BDI_english/index.htm

German Inventors Association
www.deutscher-erfinder-verband.de

LGA Service Company (Institute for Testing and Certification for Trade and Industry of the State of Bavaria/Bavarian Office of Trade and Industry
lga.de/lga/index_en.shtml

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law
www.ip.mpg.de/en/pub/news.cfm

NEMO – Forum: Network Management Organisation Forum
www.nemo-forum.eu

Trademark Association
www.markenverband.eu

German Patent Bar Association
www.patentanwaltskammer.de/index.html

Federal Ministry of Justice
www.bmj.de/EN/Home/home_node.html

VPP- Association of Intellectual Property Experts
www.vpp-patent.de

Innovaccess – A European Network of National Intellectual Property Offices
www.innovaccess.eu

Bavarian Association of Patent Attorneys
www.baypat.de/en.html
 

Datebases with Inventions and Ideas

Germany Innovative Information Services
www.dein.de

International Business Opportunities Service
www.busi.de

PIZnet – Patent Information Center
www.patentinformation.de

FIZ Karlsruhe: Scientific & Technical Information Network
www.fiz-karlsruhe.de/home.html

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