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Patentanwalt (Austria)

  • Generic name of profession

    Patent Agent / Trademark agent
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Patent attorney (EN)
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  • Data

    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    National legislation:
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Free provision of services:
    No prior check of qualifications
    Useful link:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Berufsmäßige Beratung auf dem Gebiet des Erfindungs-, Sortenschutz-, Kennzeichen- und Musterwesens. Berufsmäßige Erstellung von Gutachten und Tätigkeit als Sachverständiger in diesen Gebieten. Berufsmäßige Vertretung vor dem Patentamt und in Rechtsmittelverfahren gegen Entscheidungen des Patentamtes vor dem Gericht und in Angelegenheiten des Sortenschutzes vor den zuständigen Verwaltungsbehörden.
    Professional counseling in the fields of inventions, plant variety protection, signs (trade marks) and designs. Providing of assessments and expert opinions in the above mentioned IP matters. Professional representation before the Austrian Patent Office and in appeal proceedings concerning decisions of the Austrian Patent Office before the court and in the field of plant variety protection before the administrative authorities. (EN)
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