Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO) is a dynamic, modern and market-oriented part of the Danish Ministry of Business and Growth.
The objective of DKPTO is to be the centre for strategic information, and to protect the rights of both techniques and business marks.
We issue Patent and Design Rights and register Trademarks.
Our broad area of knowledge is effectively communicated in our international work with businesses and authorities.
We have a dedicated workforce of approx. 200 employees, with more than 100 engineers and 50 with a legal profession.
What all our employees have in common is that they are determined to give our customers a very qualified and professional service.
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Patent Prosecution Highways (PPH)
Patent Prosecution Highways (PPH) is an initiative that allows you to choose a much speedier processing of your patent application if another patent office has already performed a search and examination for the same invention.
>> Read more about PPH.
Nordic Patent Institute
NPI offers the following services:
- International Searching Authority and Preliminary Examination Authority under the PCT system for residents of the contracting states
- International Type Searches in connection with national patent applications
- Supplementary International Searches
- Searches for other patent authorities and private customers.
>> More information about NPI
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Friday 9H-15H (GMT+1).
Tel: +45 4350 8301