Vereinigung von Fachleuten des Gewerblichen Rechtsschutzes
Association of Intellectual Property Experts
Association des Experts en Propriété Industrielle

Downloads & Service

We wish to describe here the service offered by the Training Division which is available online. We know that we cannot answer every question here. Should you require any further information, please contact us directly. You can find your Training Division contact here.

Current information:

Certificate pursuant to Article 158 of the German Patent Attorney Regulations and activity report

The certificate and activity report should serve as proof, as is required by the German Patent and Trade Mark Office, of a person’s many years of practice in the field of industrial property. The activity report should be understood as a guideline, in other words individual items may be deleted or added by applicants.
Certificate (Word) and Activity report (Word)

Training information brochure

Patent attorney, patent assessor, European patent representative, European trade mark representative - The aim and the route to achieving it:

Download here

The brochure is currently being updated!!! In the meantime, please direct any questions to the training team.

General information on training as a patent attorney and the exam papers from previous years are provided by the German Patent and Trade Mark Office on the following page:

Online addresses and links for training

A few useful online addresses and links for training are available here.