The Office accepts all the class headings of the Nice Classification.
|Representation before the Office||
A non-resident holder must be represented by an attorney at law or patent attorney who is resident in Germany, or a national of an EU Member State or an EEA Member State.
|Collective and Guarantee Marks||
The regulations governing the use of a collective mark must be submitted directly to the Office within four months from the date of the provisional refusal.
Recording of replacement takes place upon request, filed with the Office.
The Office carries out full examination, provided that the time limit for refusal of the international registration on which the application is based has not yet expired.
Recording in the International register of a trademark license related to an international registration does not have effect in Germany and the national law does not provide for recording in the National register of licenses in relation to international registration.
Last updated on: 09 February 2012