DKPTO Denmark

Office Details
Danish Patent and Trademark Office Ministry of Trade and Industry
Contact details

Danish Patent and Trademark Office Ministry of Trade and Industry

Helgeshøj Allé 81, DK-2630 Taastrup, DK

+45 43 50 80 00

+45 43 50 80 01



Implemented in 2013 or earlier

Common Gateway for Applications

An easy and efficient way to access the European Trade Mark and Design Network.


Trade mark classification tool

IP Enforcement Portal

The single EU platform to deal with IPR enforcement matters


EU IP Offices quality standards

Common User Satisfaction Survey

Harmonised survey system for IP Offices


Cross border data sharing for enforcers


Trade mark search tool

CP2. Convergence of Class Headings

Reach a common interpretation on the Nice Class Headings (project closed)

Implemented in 2014

e-Learning for SMEs

Concise and easy IP e-learning for SMEs


Registered designs search tool

CP1. Harmonisation on Trade Marks Classification Practice of G&S

Creating a common classification database and practice (project closed)


A common support tool for examiners


Generating trade mark and design filing forecasts for IP Offices

Common Contact Centre Database

Common tool to handle user information and support services for IP Offices

Implemented in 2015

CP5. Relative Grounds – Likelihood of Confusion (Impact of non-distinctive/weak components)

The objective of this project is to harmonize the different interpretations on how to deal with non-distinctive/weak components of trade marks in the context of the examination of relative grounds for refusal (likelihood of confusion) (project closed)

CP3. Absolute Grounds - Figurative Marks

Harmonize the different interpretations