Industrial property lawyers have a professional qualification combining the necessary technical and legal expertise to advise their clients in the field of patents.
They will draft the patent application based on the information received from the inventor and subsequently handle all the formalities related to the Luxembourg patent application and parallel applications in other countries.
They also advise their clients regarding their global industrial property strategy.
The Office for Intellectual Property at the Ministry of the Economy is holding a register of industrial property lawyers who are authorised to act in Luxembourg as official representatives in matters related to patents. The representatives authorised by the European Patent Office are granted the title of 'European Patent Attorney'.
There are currently 8 patent offices in Luxembourg.