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Intellectual Property Rights: Action plan for an innovative Denmark

The Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has launced a national action plan on intellectual property rights with 16 initiatives in order to help companies protect their products and ideas.

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Driving Growth and Development for Companies

IP rights can be determining for a strong competitive position in the market. Through dialogue, professional insight and competent guidance, we provide companies with a good basis for making qualified decisions about their intellectual property.

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International Focus

Our international focus plays a vital role in our daily work and it is directly linked to our vision of creating Europe’s best IP environment for business.

With a proactive and cooperative approach, we work to influence international IP policy in order to improve IP systems.

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On a more operational level, we have a long standing track record in implementing cooperation- and capacity building projects in collaboration with IP authorities around the world.

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Facilitating IPR Enforcement and Anti-counterfeiting

Fighting counterfeiting and piracy is an important task in maintaining a good IPR environment for companies and a safe market for consumers. The Danish Patent and Trademark Office works purposefully to bring down the trade with counterfeit and pirated goods in several ways.

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Fast Track to Patent

Through our Patent Prosecution Highway programmes we offer fast track examination procedures to applicants in Denmark and partnering countries.

Patent Prosecution Highway

IP Search Services

With a dialogue based approach we offer a wide range of IP search services such as prior art searches and legal opinions in trademark and design matters.

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Search IP Rights

Access our databases and search Danish patent, trademark and design rights free of charge.

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