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Service Provider:

KIANI & SPRINGORUM
Patent- und Rechtsanwälte
Taubenstr.4
D-40479 Düsseldorf
Germany

Tel. +49 211 828 4270
Fax +49 211 828 4271
E-mail: info@KianiSpringorum.de
Web: www.KianiSpringorum.de or www.KianiSpringorum.eu

authorized representatives:
Nassim Kiani, Rechtsanwältin and
Dr. Harald Springorum, Patentanwalt

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Responsible editor:
Dr. Harald Springorum, Patentanwalt
Kiani & Springorum
Patent- und Rechtsanwälte
Taubenstr.4
D-40479 Düsseldorf
Germany

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Service Provider:

KIANI & SPRINGORUM
Patent- und Rechtsanwälte
Taubenstr.4
D-40479 Düsseldorf
Germany

Tel. +49 211 828 427-0
Fax +49 211 828 427-10
E-mail: info@KianiSpringorum.de
Web: www.KianiSpringorum.de or www.KianiSpringorum.eu

authorized representatives:
Nassim Kiani, Rechtsanwältin and
Dr. Harald Springorum, Patentanwalt

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Besides contacting us by phone, fax and e-mail, you can also contact us at our law offices in Düsseldorf at the following address

KIANI & SPRINGORUM
Patent- und Rechtsanwälte
Taubenstr.4
D-40479 Düsseldorf
Germany

Telephone +49 (0)211 828 42 7-0
Fax +49 (0)211 828 42 7-10
E-mail: info@KianiSpringorum.de

When contacting us, we STRONGLY advise you of the following recommendation:

Our clients and potential clients are STRONGLY urged not to use e-mail to send us confidential information, in particular information composed of unpublished technical documents pertaining to inventions. The content of e-mails can be accessed by third parties even when encrypted. However, when we receive an e-mail it will be understood as consent of the sender for us to also reply by e-mail.

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Our VAT identification number (pursuant to §27a UStG [VAT Act]) is: DE199547694.

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The law firm of KIANI & SPRINGORUM Patent- und Rechtsanwälte is an association of patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law and is organized as a civil corporation under German law. The firm has taken out professional liability insurance with worldwide coverage from

Zurich Versicherung AG (Germany)
Solmstr.27-37
D-60486 Frankfurt am Main
Federal Republic of Germany

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Client relationships with the attorneys of the firm of KIANI & SPRINGORUM Patent- und Rechtsanwälte are subject to German law, unless otherwise agreed to in individual cases. Exclusive jurisdiction – as far as is legally permissible – is in Düsseldorf.

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Regulations prohibit Rechtsanwälte (German attorneys-at-law) and Patentanwälte (German patent attorneys) from representing competing interests (§ 43 para. 4 BRAO [Federal Lawyers’ Act] and § 39a para. 4 PAO [Patent Attorneys’ Act]). Thus, prior to accepting a client a review will be carried out to ascertain whether a conflict of interest is present.

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In the case of disputes between Rechtsanwälten (German attorneys-at-law) and their clients, alternative dispute resolution is possible by filing a petition with the Bar Association of Düsseldorf (Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf ) (pursuant to § 73 para. 2 no. 3 in conjunction with § 73 para. 5 BRAO), (www.rechtsanwaltskammer-duesseldorf.de), e-mail: info@rechtsanwaltskammer-duesseldorf.de or with the dispute resolution board of the Federal Bar Association (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer ) (§ 191 et seq. BRAO), (www.brak.de), e-mail: schlichtungsstelle@brak.de.

In the case of disputes between Patentanwälten (German patent attorneys) and their clients, alternative dispute resolution is possible by filing a petition with the Patent Bar Association (Patentsanwaltskammer) (pursuant to §69 para. 2 no. 3 PAO), (www.patentanwaltskammer.de), e-mail: dpak@patentanwalt.de.
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The professionals at the firm of KIANI & SPRINGORUM Patent- und Rechtsanwälte possess the following admissions

Nassim Kiani is admitted for the practice as Rechtsanwältin (German attorney-at-law) in the Federal Republic of Germany. She has also attained the title of Fachanwältin für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz (Specialist Attorney for Intellectual Property Law) from the Bar Association of Düsseldorf.

Relevant Professional Association:

Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf
(Bar Association of Düsseldorf)
- Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts -
(Statutory Body)
Freiligrathstraße 25
D-40479 Düsseldorf
Federal Republic of Germany

Telephone +49 (0)211 495 02 0
Fax +49 (0)211 495 02 28
E-mail: info@rechtsanwaltskammer-duesseldorf.de
Homepage: www.rechtsanwaltskammer-duesseldorf.de


Dr. Harald Springorum is licensed as a Patentanwalt (German patent attorney) admitted in the Federal Republic of Germany and a professional representative before the European Patent Office as well as at the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market of the EU.

Relevant Professional Association´s:

Patentsanwaltskammer
(Patent Bar Association)
- Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts -
(Statutory Body)
Tal 29
D-80331 Munich
Federal Republic of Germany

Telephone +49 (0)89 242 27 80
Fax +49 (0)89 242 27 824
E-mail: dpak@patentanwalt.de
Homepage: www.patentanwaltskammer.de

and for activities relating to work as a professional representative before the European Patent Office:

Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)
- Statutory Body under International Public Law -
Bayerstr. 83
D-80335 Munich
Federal Republic of Germany

Telephone: +49 (0)89 242 05 20
Fax: +49 (0)89 242 05 220
E-mail: info@patentepi.com
Homepage: www.patentepi.com

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The activities of the Rechtsanwälte und Rechtsanwältinnen (German attorneys-at-law) presented on this KIANI & SPRINGORUM Patent- und Rechtsanwälte website are subject to the following professional regulations:

Federal Code for the attorneys-at-law: in German Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO),
Code of Conduct for the attorneys-at-law: in German Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA),
Regulations for Attorneys Specialized in Certain Areas of Law: in German Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO),
Professional Code of Conduct for Attorneys in the European Union (CCBE Code of Conduct),
Attorney´s Remuneration Ac: in German Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG).

The activities of the Patentanwälte and Patentanwältinnen (German patent attorneys) presented on this KIANI & SPRINGORUM Patent- und Rechtsanwälte website are subject to the following regulations:

Code for the patent attorneys: in German Patentsanwaltsordnung (PAO),
Code of Conduct Patent Attorneys: in German Berufsordnung für Patentanwälte (BOPA),
Code of Ethics for Professional Conduct of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI Conduct Standards),
Attorney´s Remuneration Ac: in German Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG),

and to the extent authorized as professional representatives before the European Patent Office, the activities are also subject to

the European Patent Convention, in particular Articles 133, 134, 134a and
based on same are subject to the Provisions of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organization
on the establishment of an institute of professional representatives before the European Patent Office, as well as
on the provisions on disciplinary matters,
in addition to the Code of Professional Conduct of the EPI.

You can find the text of the following provisions at the Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer (BRAK) (Federal Bar Association) website at www.brak.de :

Federal Code for the attorneys-at-law: in German Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO),
ode of Conduct for the attorneys-at-law: in German Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA),
egulations for Attorneys Specialized in Certain Areas of Law: in German Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO),
Professional Code of Conduct for Attorneys in the European Union (CCBE Code of Conduct),
ttorney´s Remuneration Ac: in German Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG).

You can find the text of the following provisions at the Patentsanwaltskammer (PAK) website at www.patentanwaltskammer.de :

Code for the patent attorneys: in German Patentsanwaltsordnung (PAO),
Code of Conduct Patent Attorneys: in German Berufsordnung für Patentanwälte (BOPA).

You can find the text of the following provisions at the website of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI) at www.patentepi.com:

Provisions of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organization
on the establishment of an institute of professional representatives before the European Patent Office, as well as
on the provisions on disciplinary matters,
Code of Professional Conduct of the EPI.

You can find the text of the following provisions at the website of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) at www.ficpi.org:

Code of Ethics for Professional Conduct of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI Conduct Standards).

You can find the text of the European Patent Convention at the website of the European Patent Office (EPO) at www.epo.org.

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The content of the present website is provided by the law firm KIANI & SPRINGORUM Patent- und Rechtsanwälte and is not intended as legal advice. Liability is therefore excluded. The international legal and contractual arrangements in the field of intellectual property, particularly industrial property law, are frequently difficult to understand and often require interpretation; detailed personal legal advice in individual cases is essential. Thus despite careful monitoring of content, the law firm of KIANI & SPRINGORUM Patent- und Rechtsanwälte assumes no liability for the content of websites which link back to this website. Rather, the individuals offering such content are solely responsible for the content of pages which link to this site.

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