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The firm:

  • Germany:

    Viering, Jentschura & Partner mbB Patent- und Rechtsanwälte
    Grillparzerstr. 14
    81675 Munich

    Legal form: Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB (Partnership with limited professional liability)
    County Court Munich, Partnership register PR97.
    VAT No.: DE 130 750 861.

    VJP mbB operates the offices in Munich, Düsseldorf and Dresden.
     
  • Singapore:

    Viering, Jentschura & Partner LLP
    230 Victoria Street
    #07-06/07 Bugis Junction Towers
    Singapore 188024

    Legal form: Limited Liability Partnership
    Registered in Singapore under T06LL1666B.
    GST:  M90360471E.

    VJP LLP operates the offices in Singapore and Taiwan.

Both entities are each legally independent and act in their own name and for their own account. Every registered partner of the respective VJP entity is authorized to represent the respective VJP entity separately. To the extent permitted by law, German law is applicable for all matters against this website or services rendered by VJP mbB, Germany or its attorney(s) who handle(s) the individual case. For services rendered by VJP LLP, Singapore, the law of Singapore is applicable.

VJP mbB operates this website. The contents thereof, in whole and in part, are protected by copyright, are strictly informative, do not claim completeness and do not constitute legal or professional advice. No action with respect to any information contained on this website should be taken without consultation with a professional appropriate to the individual case. Any liability in connection with this website and the information provided therein, including the content of possible links, is therefore excluded to the extent permitted by law.

The person to be contacted in case of questions concerning the partnership or the contents of this website is Rechtsanwalt Pascal Rath, Grillparzerstr. 14, 81675 Munich, Deutschland, Tel: +49 89 2106 970, E-Mail: prath@vjp.de. The partners can also be contacted at the address as stated for each respective office.

The European Patent Attorneys of VJP are registered with the European Patent Office and are members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO (epi, https://patentepi.org/de/das-institut/liste-der-zugelassenen-vertreter.html).

The German Patent Attorneys (the designations "Patentanwalt" or "Patent Attorney" on this webpage are always to be understood as "German Patent Attorney", unless indicated differently) are registered with the German Patent and Trademark Office and are members of the Patentanwaltskammer, the German Patent Attorneys' association  (cf. www.patentanwalt.de).

The European Trademark Attorneys and the European Design Attorneys are registered at the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

The German Attorneys at Law ("Deutsche Rechtsanwälte") - where not set out differently - are members of the Rechtsanwaltskammer Munich (cf. www.rechtsanwaltskammer-muenchen.de).

The Singapore Patent Attorneys are with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore and are listed on the IPOS-Website (cf. www.ipos.gov.sg). They are also members of the Association of Singapore Patent Attorneys.

The U.S. Patent Attorneys are registered with the United States Patent- and Trademark Office (USPTO) and are listed on the USPTO-Website (cf. www.uspto.gov).

Codes of professional conduct:

  • European Patent Attorneys:
  • German Patent Attorneys:
  • Deutsche Rechtsanwälte:
    • Federal Act on Attorneys at law (BRAO)
    • Code of Conduct for Attorneys at law (BORA)
    • Act on Attorney Fees (RVG)
    • Act on the operation of European attorneys in Germany (EuRAG)
    • Code of Conduct for European lawyers (CCBE-Code of Conduct)

    All these acts, rules and guidelines can be found on the website of the Federal Chamber of Attorneys at law in the section "Berufsrecht" (cf. www.brak.de).

    The Code of Conduct for European lawyers (issued by CCBE, Council of the Bars and Law Societies of the European Community) is applicable on all lawyers practicing within the EU.

  • Singapore Patent Attorneys:
    Patent Act (Chapter 221), Part XIX, "Patent Attorneys", and Patent Act (Chapter 221), Patents (Patent Attorney) Rules 2001, whereas the latter entered into force on January 2, 2002.
     
  • U.S. Patent Attorneys:
    Patent Rules Part 10 of 37 CFR – "Representation of Others before the United States Patent and Trademark Office", cf. www.uspto.gov. Further information is available on website of the Office of Enrollment and Discipline (OED) on the USPTO-website under www.uspto.gov.

Professional Indemnity Insurance:

  • VJP mbB: ERGO Versicherung AG, Thomas-Dehler-Straße 2, 81737 Munich.

    Covered territory: Germany.

  • VJP LLP: Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd., 60 Anson Road, #08-01 Mapletree Anson Singapore, Singapore 079914.

    Covered territory: worldwide.

Dispute Resolution:

The platform of the EU for out of court dispute resolution, established under the ODR Regulation (EU) No. 524/2013, can be found under this link: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.

In Germany, the competent consumer conciliation board for disputes over proprietary interests resulting from a client relationship is the Lawyers' Meditation Board, www.schlichtungsstelle-der-rechtsanwaltschaft.de, E-Mail: schlichtungsstelle@s-d-r.org.

VJP mbB and VJP LLP are neither willing nor obliged to participate in a dispute settlement procedure in accordance with the ADR Directive and the Consumer Dispute Settlement Act.

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