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Ordinance on Patent Procedures before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (Patent Ordinance of September 1, 2003, as amended up to Ordinance of December 10, 2012)

Year of Version:2013
Date of Entry into Force:October 15, 2003
Date of Text (Issued):September 1, 2003
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:This consolidated version of the Patent Ordinance incorporates amendments up to Article 3 of the Ordinance of December 10, 2012, which came into force on January 1, 2013.

The English translation of the consolidated version of the Patent Ordinance is reproduced from the website of the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) http://dpma.de/english/patent/index.html. (Retrieved on May 6, 2016).
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Ordinance on Patent Procedures before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (Patent Ordinance of September 1, 2003, as amended up to Ordinance of December 10, 2012) Ordinance on Patent Procedures before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (Patent Ordinance of September 1, 2003, as amended up to Ordinance of December 10, 2012), Complete document (pdf) [147 KB]

German

Verordnung zum Verfahren in Patentsachen
vor dem Deutschen Patent- und Markenamt
(Patentverordnung - PatV, die zuletzt durch Verordnung vom 10. Dezember 2012) Verordnung zum Verfahren in Patentsachen<br/>vor dem Deutschen Patent- und Markenamt<br/>(Patentverordnung - PatV, die zuletzt durch Verordnung vom 10. Dezember 2012), Complete document (pdf) [145 KB] Verordnung zum Verfahren in Patentsachen<br/>vor dem Deutschen Patent- und Markenamt<br/>(Patentverordnung - PatV, die zuletzt durch Verordnung vom 10. Dezember 2012), Complete document (htm) [472 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:DE170

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