Patents and trademarks-Patent application and procedure
You can file a patent application yourself. To avoid mistakes, it is advisable to seek advice from a patent attorney.
Here you will find information about formalities related to this subject:
Marks that serve to distinguish the goods and services of one company from those of other companies can be protected as trademarks at the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA).
Technical inventions that are new, inventive and industrially applicable can be protected as patents at the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA).
Patents, utility models, trade marks and designs; search in the DPMA Register
If you need information on the current legal and procedural status of patents, utility models or trade marks, you can carry out online searches in the "DPMAregister" service.