Protection & Service
There are several ways to protect an invention.
Protects your invention. You alone may manufacture, distribute or use it in Austria. Others are excluded.
Protect your invention in Austria just like a patent. You need the same application documents, but the procedure, the term of protection and the costs, etc. are different.
PRIO-application - Provisional patent application
Just applicate your invention, secure your application date and care about your invention up to 12 months later.
Supplementary Protection Certificates
Your patent in the field of pharmacy and / or plant protection will be extended to expire.
Semiconductor protection is understood as the protection of the three-dimensional structures of microelectronic semiconductors. To put it more simply, it refers to the protection of the internal structure of a microchip.
If the Austrian Market is too small for your inventvion, you have to go beyond the borders.
Do you have intellectual property in your company? We would like to draw your attention! What kind of protection would be appropriate? We inform you!
If you don't have enough funds to patent your invention then a promotion via the FFG is right for you.
Are you a student, just starting your final project (your master’s or diploma
project or dissertation)? “Pimp your project” with information from over 100 million (!) patent documents, and
create something unique.
Invention disclosure searches
Employees make inventions, which may be used by the employer. We can help with the next steps.
Have you invented something? Our experts will perform a precise search for you and answer your questions during a personal discussion.
Searches and expert opinions (Section 57a of the Austrian Patent Act)
You need a search or an expert opinion for an invention, a process, an object, etc.? Or maybe both?