Luxemburg Direction de la Propriété Intellectuelle

Welcome to the Services Programme of the Direction de la Propriété Intellectuelle


  • Pre-filing searches
  • Prior art searches
  • Express searches
  • Up-date searches
  • Inventory searches
  • Monitoring of competitors and specific technical areas

Typical costs

  • Pre-filing searches from EUR 500
    (surcharge for copies of cited documents and first-page image)
  • Prior art searches from EUR 2 000 (patent and NPL searches)
  • Search updates from EUR 2 000 for four reports a year

The prices of other services are estimated on the basis of the search request and the expected volume of the results.

Technical areas

All areas


Requests accepted in English, French and German
Reporting in English, French and German


Contact details

Centre de Veille Technologique
29, avenue John F. Kennedy
L-1855 Luxembourg - Kirchberg

Tel : +352 - 42 59 91 - 406/615


Main features

The Centre de Veille Technologique also offers:

  • search services using bibliometric analysis and information mapping (technology trends, networks, ...)
  • expertise in business intelligence and competitive intelligence
  • highly specialised staff for standard and legal information services
  • training in intellectual property (e-learning facilities)
  • training in information searching techniques and analysis (internet, technology watch, standards)

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