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We protect your assets

Committed to providing expert IP services

We are your expert partner for international support services in the field of intellectual property. Whether you require patent annuity payments, trademark renewals or the recordal of assignments: You can always rely on PAVIS.

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PAVIS becomes part of the Questel Group

A strong and globally operating partner

As we continue to offer our services internationally on a wider scale, we are pleased to announce that we will be joining forces with global IP service provider Questel. This is a milestone for PAVIS and an emphatic endorsement of the quality and international relevance of our service offering.

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Here to meet your needs

Expert all-round service for your intellectual property rights

We are a leading European service provider in the field of intellectual property (IP management) and currently handle more than 700,000 IP rights for 1,800 clients worldwide.

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Patent Annuities

We pay annuities worldwide and on time – for patents, utility models and designs.

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EP validations

We validate your European patents (EP) in the states you designate - including professional translations of all patent specifications and claims (as required).


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Trademark Renewal

You can rely on our cost-efficient international renewal service for your trademarks.

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We handle the legally effective recordal of assignments and other ownership changes of patents, utility models, designs and trademarks anywhere in the world.

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We offer thorough and tailor-made search solutions to protect your patents, trademarks and designs.

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Online Services

Our online solutions enable you to manage your renewals, administer your IP rights and conduct searches.

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Data interfaces and PAVIS Connect

Transferring data and instructions from common IP management systems via our Connect interface has never been easier and more secure.

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Play it safe with PAVIS

Reliable IP management

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Secure and IT-aided procedures for IP renewals

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Worldwide service via dedicated account managers

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Competitive and transparent pricing structures

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Interfaces with many common IP Management Systems

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Meticulous data verification, at onboarding and beyond

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Combining specialist IP knowledge, IT expertise and experience

Flexible and innovative

Bespoke solutions

We offer tailor-made renewal solutions for your specific requirements. PAVIS provides interfaces with common IP management systems and perfectly integrates with any software solution you may already have. If you do not have an IP administration software package, you can use our state of the art online portal, which enables you to administer your IP rights electronically very easily and efficiently without additional costs.


You already have an IP management system?

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You don’t have an IP management system?

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A tailor-made service

Easy 5-step process

Our standardised procedures facilitate a quick implementation whilst incorporating your specific requirements.

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1 | Consultation and proposal

We discuss all important aspects and details in an initial consultation, free of charge and without obligation. Important factors are the size of your portfolio, your current payment process and any software you may use. We then prepare a non-binding proposal and quotation, tailored to your exact requirements.

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2 | Data transfer

Following transfer of your data, we conduct plausibility checks, send you our test reports and discuss the results with you. Our experts assist and advise you regarding any data correction and cleaning which may be required. At that point, you can also make decisions on any future data reports and intervals (e.g. preview reports).

3 | Final instructions

We prepare everything necessary for you to confirm final instructions before we proceed. At every stage, we guarantee you full transparency in all transactions, procedures and fees.

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4 | Processing by PAVIS and PAVIS Payments

We monitor your IP rights and arrange for reliable and timely payments, either direct or via agents – world-wide. Our services are cost-efficient and extremely secure thanks to our international agent network and highly automated procedures.

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5 | Forwarding receipts

Following successful payment, we send you all official receipts for your records – helping you stay in control at every step of the way.

PAVIS at a glance

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950,000 IP rights


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600 partners


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180,000,000 € worth of

transactions in 2020

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40 years

of experience

Some of our clients

A long-standing business relationship based on trust

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