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Jan 21, 2014 (Newsletter Issue 1/14)
Germany
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Electronic File Inspection Launched


The German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) announced that it allows electronic file inspection on patent and utility model files effective from 7 January 2014.

The documents available for electronic inspection include office actions, decisions, search reports as well as communications relevant to the procedure and other parts of files in PDF format.

Entering the file number and clicking on the button "File inspection" in the free-of-charge information service DPMAregister will lead you to the requested information. All granted patents, registered utility models as well as all applications filed that have already been published on or after 21 January 2013 will be available.

For further information please click here

Source: www.dpma.de