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Patent office

A patent office is a patents. In other words, "patent offices are government bodies that may grant a patent or reject the patent application based on whether the application fulfils the requirements for patentability." [1]


  • List of patent offices 1
  • List of past patent offices or the like 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

List of patent offices

For a list of patent offices and their websites, see the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) maintained list, here.

The entries shown in italics are regional or international patent offices.

List of past patent offices or the like

See also


  1. ^ European Commission, Pharmaceutical Sector Inquiry, Preliminary Report (DG Competition Staff Working Paper), 28 November 2008, page 89 (pdf, 1.95 MB).

External links

  • (incl. Patent Offices)Directory of Intellectual Property Offices on the WIPO web site
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