How much does a patent cost?

Bringing an idea or invention to life involves many costs: Prototypes, adaptations, labour - and a patent. This includes not only the costs for drafting and prosecuting the patent application, but also for prior counselling and - ideally - ongoing patent monitoring. But what does a patent actually cost?

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Trade mark search: How to proceed step by step

Before a trade mark application is filed in Germany or the EU, the most important step must be taken: a trade mark search. This is to prevent an identical or similar trade mark already being protected in Germany or abroad, which could stand in the way of a successful application. As experienced attorneys in trade mark law, …

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