Worldwide services relating to the monitoring and payment of maintenance fees for industrial property rights such as patents, designs and trademarks.

Renewal Fee Payments

european PATENT ANNUITY SERVICE GmbH provides reliable worldwide services relating to the monitoring and payment of maintenance fees for industrial property rights such as patents, designs and trademarks.

We thoroughly attend to every single detail involved in this process, from reminders concerning the upcoming due dates for renewals of your protective rights to forwarding confirmations of payment as well as official receipts and certificates.

International Network

Our close cooperation with Patent Offices all over the world enables us to minimize costs while renewing your protective rights. Wherever possible, we have established direct deposit accounts with Patent Offices worldwide, thus ensuring fast and economic handling of payments.

Considering our longstanding cooperation with national and international law firms, we are able to negotiate special rates for our clients.

As a result, this effectively not only reduces time and effort, but also relevantly cuts costs.

About us

We presently monitor approximately 500,000 protective rights and attend to the payment of more than 15,000 annuities each month. Our clients, companies, patent attorneys and law firms have appreciated our services for more than 30 years. As an experienced and reliable partner, we offer you professionally structured and simple procedures, tailored to your individual needs.

In addition, we use our experience and expertise to support you in optimizing the processes involved in the maintenance of your protective rights.

Needless to say, that we also provide a transparent and detailed breakdown of costs.

Features and Benefits at a Glance

  • efficient cost minimization
  • unbureautic handling
  • worldwide annuity payments without exception
  • optimized fee service
  • experienced and reliable service
  • transparent billing
  • free data management, if required for monitoring and paying renewals
  • “last minute” payments
  • optimum budget planning
  • over 30 years of experience in the field
  • free printouts of any provision of data sheets
  • filing evidence of use
  • assignments and recordal of name changes
  • data transfer via interface
  • online services for fast and secure data retrieval

Contact

european PATENT ANNUITY SERVICE GmbH

Sonnenstraße 19
D-80331 Munich
Phone: +49 89 2809821
Fax: +49 89 2809841
Email: info@epas-patent.de

Patrizia Pfeffer
Legal Attorney, Managing Director
Your contact person for trademark matters

Christine Prell-Bscheid
Managing Director, Paralegal
Your contact person for trademark and patent matters

Piazzale Marengo 6
I-20121 Milano
Phone: +39 02 86982717
Fax: +39 02 86998558
Email: milano@epas-patent.de

Cornelia Huber
Paralegal
Your contact person for patent matters

Carmela Summa
Administrative officer at our Milan branch
Your contact person for trademark and patent matters

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european PATENT ANNUITY SERVICE GmbH

Sonnenstraße 19
D-80331 Munich

Chief executives: Patrizia Pfeffer, Christine Prell-Bscheid

Registry court: München, HRB 69968

Responsible for contents (after TDG and MDStV): Patrizia Pfeffer, Christine Prell-Bscheid

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