Patent Office of the Republic of Poland


About the Polish Patent Office

Patent Office of the Republic of Poland is Poland's sole office for granting of patents of inventions, utility models, designs, registering of trade marks, topographies of integrated circuits and geographical indications. Industrial property righs are granted to individuals and companies.

Basic tasks of the Polish Patent Office concerning grant and maintenance of legal protection are performed according to national legislation regarding applications filed directly with the Office and according to international agreements: for patent and utility model applications filed under the Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT) and for trademark applications filed under the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks.

Text of Patent Law (download - in MS Word format )

Dissemination of publications

The principal facilities in Poland for providing access to industrial property publications and the information they contain are at the Library of the Polish Patent Office.

Some of the patent publications may be also consulted at the places of PICs.

Postal address:

The Patent Office of the Republic of Poland

Al.Niepodległości 188/192
00-950 Warsaw
P.O.Box 203
Switchboard: (+48 22) 5790 000
Opening hours: Mon. - Fri.: 8.00 - 16.00

E-mail addresses:

General helpdesk

The PPO's A/c:

NBP O/O Warszawa

Applications can also be filed in the house of the Polish Patent Office either after hours or on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.