KNOWLEDGE BASE Trademarking In Germany



Trademarking is very important for your business. Globig can help you learn how to trademark your product in Germany.


Use the information in the International Trademark In Germany section to help you determine if you need a trademark, and then apply for a trademark if you find that you do.

Understand what a trademark is
Review the applicable rules and regulations
Prepare to apply for a trademark
Complete your trademark application online or through the mail
Understand the term of protection and renewal process
Obtain international trademark protection if you want it for multiple countries
Understand the risks of noncompliance


Globig Knowledge Base

Learn more about Trademarking in this related Globig Knowledge Base section.

International Trademark In Germany


Globig Resources

Use these resources to learn more about trademarking on your own.

German Patent and Trademark Office

Trade Mark Act

Trade Mark Ordinance

DPMA Ordinance

Patent Costs Act

Patent Costs Payment Ordinance

Ordinance on Electronic Legal Transactions with the German Patent and Trade Mark Office

DPMA Information for Trade Mark Applicants


Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market

World Intellectual Property Organization

eSearch plus for Community trademark

ROMARIN for international registrations

TMview the OHIM's search engine for trademarks and trademark applications of all participating trade mark offices

Global Brand Database the WIPO's search engine for trademarks and trademark applications from national and international sources

Nice Classification (NCL)


Guide to Trade Mark Searches Online

Trademark Fees

Trademark Forms

Madrid Protocol



Globig Marketplace

Are you ready to explore what service providers are available to help you on the ground in Germany?

The Globig Marketplace contains vetted, quality service providers who can help you. Review your options, learn more about them, and even send them an RFI. 



Do you have additional questions or want some help?

Globig is here for you.  Send us a message and we'll get back to you right away to assist you in your global expansion. 

KNOWLEDGE BASE Trademarking In Germany