NAME OF THE LAW FIRM
KLUNKER IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mit beschränkter Berufshaftung
Amtsgericht München, PR 1691 (District Court)
Jochen Höhfeld, Dipl.-Ing.
Dr. rer. nat. Volker Metzler, Dipl.-Inform.
Dr. rer. nat. Achim Vierheilig, Dipl.-Phys.
DE 311 045 766
“Patentanwalt” (“Patent Attorney”) is the title of a professional occupation under German law. The relevant professional regulations are the “Patentanwaltsordnung” (“Patent Attorneys Act“) and the “Berufsordnung für Patentanwälte” (Patent Attorney’s Code of Conduct).
All Patent Attorneys are members of the following Bar organisation:
Patenanwaltskammer (Corporation under public law)
Tel.: +49  24 22 78 0
Fax: +49  24 22 78 24
All Patent Attorneys are also members of the International Association of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).
The FICPI Code of Professional Conduct is available under
“European Patent Attorney” is the designation for persons admitted as professional representatives before the European Patent Office (EPO) under the provisions of the European Patent Convention, particularly Art 134 EPC. All European Patent Attorneys are members of the following Bar organisation:
The epi Code of Professional Conduct is available under
“European Trade Mark and Design Attorney” is the designation for persons admitted as professional representatives before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in Alicante, Spain, under the provisions of Council Regulation (EC) No. 40/94 of 20 December 1993 on the Community trademark.
This Regulation, in particular Article 89, is available under
The code of conduct is subject to the particular national law, in the present case German law.
European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
Avenida de Europa, 4
Tel.: +34 96 513 9100
Fax: +34 96 513 1344
GENERAL INFORMATION REQUIREMENT ACCORDING TO § 36 VSBG (ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION ACT)
We shall not be obliged by law to participate in an Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedure before a Consumer Arbitration Board. We therefore hope that you will appreciate that we generally rule out to participate in such Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures.
LIMITED PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY OF THE PARTNERSHIP
As Patent Attorneys working in the legal form of a “Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mit beschränkter Berufshaftung” (PartG mbB) we are obliged by law to maintain a professional liability insurance with a minimum sum insured of EUR 2,500,000 for each insured event. Our professional limited liability insurance meets the statutory requirements pursuant to § 8 (4) of the Partnership Act (Gesetz über Partnerschaftsgesellschaften) and § 45a of the Patent Attorneys Act (Patentanwaltsordnung).
For damages arising from professional malpractice the partnership is only liable with its company assets. The partners are not personally liable with their private assets.
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