Notice No. 8/22
of the President of the German Patent and Trade Mark Office of 19 October 2022 concerning the opening hours of the German Patent and Trade Mark Office from 24 December 2022 to 1 January 2023
Opening hours of the German Patent and Trade Mark Office for the offices in Munich, Jena and Berlin – Information and Service Centre – from 24 December 2022 to 1 January 2023.
The German Patent and Trade Mark Office will be closed from 24 December 2022 to 1 January 2023.
Cash payments will not be possible during that period. The search rooms will be closed. The enquiry units will not be staffed.
Furthermore, the desk of the Document Receiving Service in the Munich office will be closed from Saturday, 24 December 2022, to Sunday, 1 January 2023.
Please note that the Document Receiving Service cannot accept business documents during that period.
As an alternative, to ensure we receive business documents (especially applications) within the applicable time limits, you can hand them in at the reception desk of the Zweibrückenstraße office in Munich and use the night letterboxes of the offices in Jena and Berlin.
The DPMAdirekt services (Pro and Web) for online filing of IP applications as well as the DPMAregister service will be avail-able during the closure period of the office.
of the German Patent and Trade Mark Office
2043 E 9 – 4.1.2
Last updated: 19 October 2022