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Notice of Patent Information Centers Authorized to Accept Patent and Utility Model Applications (published on November 5, 1999 by the Federal Ministry of Justice in the Federal Law Gazette, Part I, p. 2193)

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Year of current version:1999
Date of Text (Issued):November 5, 1999
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
According to Article 34(1)(2) of the Patent Law, the patent applications shall be filed with the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) and may also filed through a Patent Information Center where an announcement by the Federal Ministry of Justice in the Federal Law Gazette has designated such center for receiving patent applications. Patent applications that may contain a State secret (Section 93 of the Penal Code) may not be filed with a Patent Information Center.

This Notice indicates that the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) of the University of Karlsruhe is designated as Patent Information Center by the Federal Ministry of Justice (see http://www.kit.uni-kl.de/en/piz/).
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Bekanntmachung der zur Entgegennahme von Patent- und Gebrauchsmusteranmeldungen befugten Patentinformationszentren Bekanntmachung der zur Entgegennahme von Patent- und Gebrauchsmusteranmeldungen befugten Patentinformationszentren, Complete document (pdf) [33 KB] Bekanntmachung der zur Entgegennahme von Patent- und Gebrauchsmusteranmeldungen befugten Patentinformationszentren, Complete document (htm) [6 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:DE105

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