Legal notice

Law firm and legal form
Thum & Partner | Thum, Mötsch, Weickert Patentanwälte PartG mbB (limited liability partnership under German law)
Partnership register Amtsgericht München: PR 2221

Partners in the sense of the German Act on Partnership Companies (PartGG): Bernhard Thum, Andreas Mötsch, Dr. Jonas Weickert

Siebertstr. 6
81675 Munich
Phone: +49 (0) 89 90 42 96 350
Fax: +49 (0) 89 90 42 96 399

Person responsible in the sense of Section § 55 (2) of the German Interstate Broadcasting Agreement (RStV): Bernhard Thum

Professional liability insurance

The professional liability insurer is Bayerische Versicherungskammer at Maximilianstr. 53, 80530 Munich/Germany. Cover extends to activities worldwide.

VAT number
VAT no.: DE344494431

Terms of use and copyright
The following terms of use apply to all contents of this website:

The information on this website does not constitute legal advice and is provided for general information purposes only. The contents of this website have been checked carefully. However, Thum & Partner makes no warranty as to the completeness, accuracy or up-to-dateness of the information provided. In particular, Thum & Partner assumes no responsibility for any damage resulting from reliance upon any information contained in this website.

Thum & Partner has no influence on the content of external websites to which you find links on this website and/or which you can access via this website. Therefore, Thum & Partner assumes no liability for such external content. This does not affect any obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with the applicable law. We can, however, only be held liable in this respect from the point in time at which we became aware of any specific infringement of the law. Should we become aware of any such infringements, we will remove the relevant content immediately.

The contents of this website are protected by copyright. You may download extracts from this website and pass them on to third parties for private use provided you acknowledge Thum & Partner as the copyright owner. The reproduction and/or distribution of content from this website for commercial purposes will require the express consent.

If content was not created by the operator, any third-party copyright is respected, and third-party content is marked as such. Please notify Thum & Partner if this is not the case for certain content. If there are any infringements, the corresponding content will be removed immediately.

The above-mentioned partners have joined together in a partnership to practice their profession on a permanent basis.

Under professional regulations, patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law are not allowed to represent conflicting interests. Hence, before accepting a mandate, Thum & Partner always makes sure that there is no conflict of interest.

Professional titles and competent chambers
The patent attorneys of Thum & Partner are patent attorneys according to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany. They are members of the Munich Chamber of Patent Attorneys.

The European Patent Attorneys of the firm are representatives registered with the European Patent Office and members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO (epi).

The firm’s lawyers are attorneys-at-law according to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany. They are members of their local bar associations.

Contact data of the above-mentioned supervisory authorities:

Patentanwaltskammer (Chamber of Patent Attorneys)
Tal 29
80331 Munich
Phone: +49 (0) 89 24 22 78 0
Fax: +49 (0) 89 24 22 78 24

Rechtsanwaltskammer München (Munich bar association)
Tal 33
80331 Munich
Phone: +49 (0) 89 532944 0
Fax: +49 (0) 89 532944 28

Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO (epi)
Bayerstraße 83
80335 Munich
Phone: +49 (0) 89 24 20 52 0
Fax: +49 (0) 89 24 20 52 220

Professional regulations

Lawyers are bound by the Federal Lawyers’ Act, the Lawyers’ Remuneration Act, the professional and specialist lawyers’ regulations and the professional rules of the European Community.

Patent attorneys are bound by the Federal Patent Attorneys’ Act, the Patent Attorneys’ Code of Conduct and the FICPI Code of Professional Conduct. European Patent Attorneys are bound by the Code of Conduct of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office.


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