General Directory of Patents and Trade Marks


The Albanian Directorate of Patents and Trade Marks is a government institution under the Ministry of Economy Trade and Energy, which provides grant and
protection for Patents for Inventions and Utility Models, Industrial Designs,Trademarks & service marks, Geographical indications, and Topography of
Integrated Circuits. DPPM is member of EPO since May 2010. DPPM focuses its activities on:
• The administration of all procedures of granting and protecting industrial property rights;
• The provision of reliable examination and registration related to patents, trademarks, industrial design, and geographical indications;
• The preparation of laws and regulations related to the industrial property system;
• The Representation of Albania and fulfilling obligations in conjunction with bilateral agreement with homologue office and other organism and international
organizations for issues of industrial property.

Contact persons:
Safet Sula, General Director

Sonila Elezi, Head of Law and Foreign Relation
E mail:;

Further contact details are provided below.

  • Government/Ministry
Contact details
Phone:+355 4 2234 412
Address:Blloku Vasil Shanto, Rruga Viktor Eftimiu, (Godina 5-katëshe e Ish Institutit të Energjetikës), Kati 4 Tirana
Geographical focus
  • Albania
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Marko Groboljsek on April 11, 2012
Modified on May 16, 2012