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WITTHOFF JAEKEL STEINECKE
Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Römerstraße 16 b
Phone: +49 2461 34 11 8-0
Fax: +49 2461 34 11 8-19
German turnover tax identification number (V.A.T. No.): DE 326 533 165
Limited Liability Partnership according to German law
Registered at the Local Court of Essen: PR 4588
Dr. Sabrina Witthoff
Dr. Robert Jaekel
Dr. Peter Steinecke
Admissions to the Bar
The Patent Attorneys of the firm are member of the German Patent Attorneys’ Association in Munich (Patentanwaltskammer). The competent supervisory authority for German Patent Attorneys is the German Patent Attorneys’ Association (Patentanwaltskammer), Tal 29, 80331 München, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.patentanwaltskammer.de.
The European Patent Attorneys of the firm are registered at the European Patent Office and are members of the European Patent Institute, Tal 29, 80331 München, email@example.com, www.patentepi.com.
The European Trademark and Design Attorneys are registered at the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs), Avenida de Europa 4, 03080 Alicante, Spanien, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.oami.eu.
The attorneys of the firm are subject to the following professional rules.
- Patentanwaltsordnung (German Patent Attorney Code)
- Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte (Code of Conduct for German Patent Attorneys)
- Code of Professional Conduct of the Institute of Professional Representatives admitted to practice at the European Patent Office
- Regulation on Discipline issued by the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organization
- FICPI – International Federation of Patent Attorneys Statutes
The above rules can be downloaded under www.patentanwalt.de and the Code of Professional Conduct of the Institute of Professional Representatives under www.patentepi.com („Rules and Regulations“) and the FICPI Statutes under www.ficpi.org.
The rules governing conduct to not allow the patent attorneys of our firm to represent conflicting interests. Therefore, before assuming representation, it is always checked whether there is a conflict of interest.
Professional Liability Insurance
ERGO Versicherung AG, Viktoriaplatz 1, 40477 Düsseldorf, without territorial restriction.
References to out-of-court settlement of disputes
In case of disputes between patent attorneys and their clients, it is possible to request an out-of-court settlement of disputes at the German Patent Attorneys’ Association Munich (Patentanwaltskammer) (according to Art. 69 Section 5 German Patent Attorney Code (PatAnwO); to be found on the Internet at the homepage of the German Patent Attorneys’ Association (Patentanwaltskammer), www.patentanwaltskammer.de).
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