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Information on professional regulations for attorneys of Dennemeyer & Associates
Dennemeyer & Associates is an international law firm that practices law through several independent entities in accordance with the laws and professional regulations that are applicable in the country where it maintains local offices.
Our European patent attorneys are registered with the European Patent Office and are members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPO) (phone: +49 89 242052-0, webpage: www.patentepi.com).
Our European Trademark and Design Attorneys are registered with the Office of Harmonization in the Internal Market (trademarks, designs and models). They are subject to the requirements of the Council Regulation on the Community Trademark.
Our Certified Benelux trademark attorneys (Mandataire en marques agréé BMM) are certified by the Association Benelux pour le Marques et des Modèles (BMM) (webpage:www.bmm.eu) and are admitted to represent before the Benelux Intellectual Property Office (OBPI).
Our Belgian patent attorneys are registered with and admitted to represent before the Belgian Intellectual Property Office (OPRI) (phone: +32 800 120 33, address: Rue du Progrès 50, 1210 Brussels, Belgium).
Our Luxembourg patent attorneys (Conseils en propriété industrielle) are admitted to practice before the Intellectual Property Office (OPI) in Luxembourg by the Ministère des Classes Moyennes, du Tourisme et du Logement (webpage:www.mcm.public.lu).
Our German patent attorneys ("Patentanwaelte") are admitted in Germany, registered by listings administrated by the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA), and are members of the German Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (phone: +49 89 242278-0, webpage: www.patentanwaltskammer.de).
Relevant professional regulations for patent attorneys are:
Our German Rechtsanwälte (attorney) are admitted in Germany as members of the Chamber of Lawyers of the Higher Regional Court Munich( +49 89 532944-0, webpage: www.rechtsanwaltskammer-muenchen.de).
Relevant professional regulations for attorneys are:
- Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (Federal Regulations for Attorneys) (BRAO)
- Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (Professional Rules for Attorneys) (BORA)
- Fachanwaltsordnung (Regulations for Specialized Attorneys) (FAO)
- Gesetz über die Vergütung von Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälten (Remuneration Act for Attorneys) (RVG)
- Anordnungen der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer nach § 14 Abs. 4 Satz 2 des Geldwäschegesetzes (Rules of the Federal Bar Chamber pursuant to Sec. 14 para. 4 sentence 2 of the Anti-Money-Laundering Act).
- Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft (Professional Standard Rules of the Attorneys of the European Union) (CCBE)
- Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (Act on the Services rendered by European Attorneys within Germany) (EuRAG)
The full text of the respective rules and regulations is available on the website of the Federal Bar Chamber (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer) at:www.brak.de/fuer-anwaelte/berufsrecht/.
Professional liability insurance (without any restrictions in territorial scope) for our German patent attorneys and German attorneys-at-law:
Koeniginstr. 28, 80802 Munich, Germany
Our United States attorneys are admitted to practice in the state of Illinois, by the Supreme Court of Illinois and are members of the bar of that court and all inferior Illinois courts. We also have an attorney admitted to practice in the state of Indiana, by the Supreme Court of Indiana. Our attorneys have also each been admitted to practice in one or more of the Federal Courts of the United States, including the United States District Courts for the Northern District and the Central District of Illinois, the United States District Courts for the Northern District and the Central District of Indiana, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. In the United States, each state is responsible for the licensure of attorneys practicing therein. In addition, they are licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the trademark area.
Our United States Patent Attorneys are registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office by having been admitted to the US patent bar.
Our Polish patent and trademark attorneys are admitted in Poland, registered by listings administrated by the Polish Patent Office (phone: +48 22 579000-0, webpage: www.uprp.pl) and are members of the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys (PIRP) (phone: +48 22 64640-12, webpage: www.rzecznikpatentowy.org.pl).
Relevant professional regulations for Polish patent and trademark attorneys are:
- Act of 11 April 2001 on Patent Attorneys (Journal of Laws No. 49, item 509, as amended),
- Statute of the Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys (passed on 15 November 2002 by the Extraordinary National Convention of Patent Attorneys and recently amended by the 7th National Convention of Patent Attorneys held on 12th January 2011),
- Rules of Professional Ethics (passed by the Extraordinary National Convention of Patent Attorneys and amended by the 7th National Convention of Patent Attorneys held on 12th January 2011).
Our Romanian Patent, Trademark and Design Attorneys (Consilieri în proprietate industrială) are admitted in Romania, registered by listings administrated by the Romanian Patent and Trademark Office (OSIM), and are members of the Romanian IPR Chamber (phone: +40 31 4370214, webpage: www.cncpir.ro).
Our Japanese patent attorneys Recordals.Resources.Home.Views.LegalNotice60 http://www.jpaa.or.jp).
Our Australian patent attorneys
are admitted to practice before the IPR Australia (webpage: www.iponz.govt.nz).
and are registered with the Professional Standards Board for Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys (PSB) (webpage: www.psb.gov.au).
The Code of Conduct for Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys applies to all members of the PSB. Under the Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition Arrangement between Australia and New Zealand, a registered patent attorney in Australia is entitled to practice in New Zealand (webpage: www.iponz.govt.nz).