Patentanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB

Alte Ulmer Strasse 2
89522 Heidenheim
Tel.: 07321 / 95 95-0
Fax: 07321 / 95 95-35
VAT/Sales tax no.: DE 25 80 38276

The patent attorneys practicing at Lorenz & Kollegen are authorized, in the Federal Republic of Germany, to appear before the German Patent and Trademark Office. The patent attorneys are members of the Chartered Institute of Patent Agents, Tal 29, 80331 Munich.
The European Patent Attorneys are members of the epi Institute of the authorized representatives at the European Patent Office, P.O. Box 260112, 80058 Munich.
They engage in their activities in accordance with the professional regulations for patent attorneys: Regulations Concerning Patent Attorneys, the Professional Code for Patent Attorneys, Professional Regulations for Patent Attorneys and European Patent Attorneys issued by epi. These regulations can be accessed online on the homepage for the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys: and
Due to the Patent Attorney Ordinance, patent attorneys are obliged to maintain professional liability insurance, with a minimum insurance coverage of 250,000 Euros. The details are contained in Section 45 PAO. The Patent attorneys Dr. Werner Lorenz, Sven Frey, Markus A. Lorenz, Wolfgang Schmid and Iris-Anne Marfort are all insured for professional liability by R+V Allgemeine Versicherung Aktiengesellschaft, 1 Taunusstrasse, 65193 Wiesbaden.
The litigation attorneys active at Lorenz & Kollegen are admitted as attorneys in the Federal Republic of Germany. They are members of the Stuttgart Bar Association, 23 Werastrasse, 70182 Stuttgart.
They engage in their activities in accordance with the professional regulations applicable to attorneys in: Federal Lawyers Act, Rules of Professional Conduct for Lawyers, Specialized Lawyers Act, Federal Lawyers’ Remuneration Act, Rules of Professional Conduct for Lawyers of the European Union (CCBE professional regulations). These regulations can be accessed online on the homepage of the Federal Law Society, in the section on laws and rules governing professions:
Due to the Federal Code for the Legal Profession, attorneys are obliged to maintain professional liability insurance, with minimum insurance coverage of 250,000 Euros. Details in this regard may be found in Section 51 BRAO. Attorneys Elke und Dr. Jürgen Strauss maintain liability insurance with Allianz Versicherungs- Aktiengesellschaft, 3 Grosser Burstah Street, 20457 Hamburg, and share office space with the partnership company of patent attorneys.
The broad scope of application of the insurance protection, received by the attorneys from Allianz Haftplichtversicherung, covers Germany as well as activities conducted in the member states of the European Union, and therefore satisfies the requirements of Section 51 Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO – Federal Lawyers Act). Arbitration: Should disputes arise between the client and his attorney, there exists the opportunity to resolve matters by means of extrajudicial arbitration proceedings. These can be conducted at the offices of the Stuttgart Bar Association. With respect to property disputes, arising out of the lawyer-client relationship, the relevant arbitration body is the arbitration board for the law firm, with its address located at 17 Neue Grünstrasse. 10179 Berlin, Attorneys Elke und Dr. Jürgen Strauss are not prepared to participate in arbitration proceedings of this kind.

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  1. Supervisory authorities
    The supervisory authorities, responsible for German patent attorneys and European patent attorneys, are: Patentanwaltskammer Tal 29 D- 80331 Munich, Tel.: 0 89/24 22 78 0, Fax: 0 89/24 22 78 24 epi institute for representatives admitted to the European Patent Office Tal 29 80331 Munich, P.O. Box 260112, 80058 Munich, Germany, Tel.: +49 [89] 201 70 80, Fax: +49 [89] 202 15 48 e-mail: The legal professional designations “patent attorney” and “authorized representative at the European Patent Court” have been issued by the Federal Republic of Germany and/or by the European Patent Office. The authority to use the professional designations “European Trademark Attorney” and “European Design Attorney” has been acquired by means of registration in the list of authorized representatives, maintained by the Office for Harmonization of the Internal Market, in accordance with Article 89 of Regulation (EC) No. 40/94 of the Council dated December 20, 1993, regarding the Community Trade Mark and Article 78 of Regulation (EC) No. 6/2002 of the Council, dated December 12, 2001, regarding the Community Design. The relevant professional regulations, applicable to the patent attorneys and European Patent Attorneys at our firm, are: – Patent Attorneys Act (BGBl I 1966, S. 557, last amended by BGBl. I 2001, S. 3656) – Professional Code for Patent Attorneys (Mitt. 1997, 243 ff.) – FICPI professional ethics – Richtlinien des Instituts der beim Europäischen Patentamt zugelassenen Vertreter für die Berufsausübung (Practice Guidelines of the Institute for Authorized Representatives at the European Patent Office (Code of Professional Conduct of the epi) (epi-Information 2/2001, S. 75)
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  4. Third-party links
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  5. General
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  6. Sales tax identification
    The sales tax identification number for the law firm of Lorenz & Kollegen is DE 25 80 38276
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