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Austria general info

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a federal republic and a landlocked country with a population about 8.47 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the North, Hungary and Slovakia to the East, Slovenia and Italy to the South, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the West.


IP Legal Base in Austria

Patent Law
Utility Model Law
Trade Mark Protection Act
Design Law


International organizations/agreements

Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances
Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol
Patent Law Treaty
Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks
Trademark Law Treaty
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Vienna Agreement Establishing an International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Micro-organisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property


Patent Office Contact Details

Österreichisches Patentamt
Dresdner Straße 87
Postfach 95
1200 Wien
Phone: +43 (0)1 534 24 - 0
Fax: +43 (0)1 534 24 - 535


IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Austria are available in the fee calculator.


Brief summary is based on the information provided by PUCHBERGER & PARTNER PATENTANWÄLTE on 23.01.2024
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Austrian IP Laws