Information according to § 5 TMG:

Köllner & Partner, patent attorneys, change to Köllner & Partner mbB, patent attorneys, applied for at the register court
Vogelweidstr. 8
D-60595 Frankfurt

Represented by:

Dr. Malte Köllner, German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney Johannes Benninger's resignation from the office of Johannes Benninger, as filed with the Registry Court, and the entry of Dr. Nina Schäper, German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney


phone: +49 (0)69 69 59 60-0
Fax: +49 (0)69 69 59 60-22

Register entry:

Partnership company, entry in the partnership register
Restriction of professional liability (PartG mbB) registered with the register court
Register Court Frankfurt am Main, PR 1377

Tax number:

Tax number: 014 837 10143 Tax office Frankfurt am Main IV
EU-VAT/Country ID No: DE 224251607

Regulatory agencies:

for German Patent Attorneys and European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorneys:

Chamber of Patent Attorneys
Valley 29
D-80331 Munich
Phone: +49 (89) 2422780
fax: +49 (89) 24227824

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
Avenida de Europa,
E-03008 Alicante

Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi)
Bayerstrasse 83
D-80335 Munich
Phone: +49 (89) 24 20 52-0
Fax: +49 (89) 24 20 52-20

Professional rules and regulations:

1) Patent attorney regulations PAO BGBl. I 1966, 557, BGBl. I 2001, 3656 :
2) Professional Code of Conduct for Patent Attorneys BOPA, adopted by the Assembly of the Chamber according to § 82 (2) No. 1 of the Patent Attorneys' Rules and Regulations on 20 November 2013, entered into force on 1 March 2014 (Mitt. 2014, 53):
3) FICPI code of conduct:
4) Guidelines of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office / Code of Professional Conduct of the epi (Additional Publication 1 OJ EPO 2018)
5) Lawyers' fees regulations RVG

Job title:

All attorneys of the firm hold the professional title Patentanwalt / Patentanwalt, awarded in the Federal Republic of Germany, and are members of the Patentanwaltskammer (Patent Bar Association).
As far as the attorneys are entered in the Register of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPO), they continue to bear the title "Professional Representative before the European Patent Office" or "European Patent Attorney", are subject to membership in the EPI and the Code of Professional Conduct of the EPI.

The use of the professional titles "European Trademark Attorney" and "European Design Attorney" is permitted to the relevant professionals upon registration in the list of professional representatives at the European Union Intellectual Property Office in accordance with Article 120 of Council Regulation (EC) No 2017/1001 of 14 July 2017 on the Union trade mark and Article 78 of Council Regulation (EC) No 6/2002 of 12 December 2001 on Community designs. The Regulations are available at the EUIPO. The European Union has the authority to confer this professional title.

Professional liability insurance:

R+V General Insurance AG, Raiffeisenplatz 1, 65189 Wiesbaden
The professional liability insurance meets the requirements of § 45 Patent Attorney Regulations (PAO) and § 51 Federal Lawyers' Act (BRAO). Area of validity of the insurance: worldwide

Responsible according to § 55 II RStV:

see information on § 5 TMG above

Settlement of disputes:

We are not obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board and will decide on participation on a case-by-case basis on an individual basis. The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (OS) at Consumers have the possibility to use this platform for the settlement of their disputes.

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