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Welcome to the Austrian Patent Office. Dresdner Straße 87 · A-1200 Wien, Austria Phone +43 (1) 534 24 0 Fax +43 (1) 534 24 535

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1 Welcome to the Austrian Patent Office

2 Dresdner Straße 87 · A-1200 Wien, Austria Phone +43 (1) Fax +43 (1) Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology Competencecenter Central Authority for industrial property rights since 1899

3 Organization Scheme Service- and Information Center Partial legal entity President Technical group Legal group 60 persons 210 persons

4 Good reasons to think about the AUSTRIAN PATENT OFFICE regarding TM-protection in Europe

5 Civil Service Pre-application customer-oriented information service: Based on: know-how of legal experts, extensive literature, internal and external database Search report integral part of the registration procedure: Timely information on existing registered earlier rights before registration Thorough examination procedure Examination on absolute grounds + check of list of goods and services Priority-oriented registration procedure Average length of registration procedure (positive examination): weeks Accelerated registration procedure on demand (e.g. if a pre-application similarity search has already been made)

6 Serv.ip – Service Center Pre-application similarity search report Database: registered and applied trademarks (National, International designating AT, Community) Monitoring of trademarks Similarity searches at regular intervals (database see above) Written information List of trademarks of a specified owner Copies from the trademark register Up-to-date information on national and international trademarks Internet access to the Austrian Patent Offices`s database

7 Trademarks A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. Word marks NOKIA Figurative marks Combined trademarks Three-dimensional marks, sound marks, colour marks Duration of protection: 10 years, repeatedly extendable Costs: approx. 360,00

8 AT-IPRights 2007 Trademarks national 8664 Trademarks international 5928 (Registrations and subsequent designations) Designs 1021 Patents and Utility Models 3543

9 Interested? Contact us phone: +43 (1) phone: +43 (1) Fax:+43 (1) Fax:+43 (1)


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