• Priyanka Budime
  • Pooja Agarwal


Patent is one of the intellectual property rights, by which the innovator gets exclusive rights or legal monopoly grated to an individual or a firm to make use or sell or reproduce and excluding others from doing so. The Germany patent act came into existence on June 21st 1976, which was taken from the European patent convention of October 5, 1973. Germany stands in 2nd place in filing patents and it shares 16% of total application in 2016 and 25.086 application are filed, grant of patent applications are 18,728. In this paper discussed about Germany patent system.

Keywords: Germany, Patent filing, Monopoly rights, Federal court.


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Budime, P., and P. Agarwal. “GERMANY PATENT SYSTEM – AN OVERVIEW”. International Journal of Drug Regulatory Affairs, Vol. 5, no. 2, Feb. 2018, pp. 13-16, doi:10.22270/ijdra.v5i2.197.