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There are 3 services for Complaints and petitions

Complaints and petitions

A spirit of competition invigorates business. But to avoid socially and economically harmful excesses, there are rules of conduct for business. If you believe or suspect you are being subjected to misconduct, you can find relevant government services and contacts here.


Lodging an appeal against decisions of the DPMA

You can appeal against decisions of the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA) in property rights proceedings.

Press law

Press law is a sub-area of media law that deals with the legal framework of the press based on the freedom of the press in Art. 5 para. 1 sentence 2 of the German Constitution. ...

Submitting information on violations of antitrust law

If you have any indications of possible violations of antitrust law, you can submit them to the Bundeskartellamt as a submission or complaint.