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Information according to TMG

Name and address of the service provider:

Patentanwälte Bressel und Partner mbB
Park Kolonnaden am Potsdamer Platz
Potsdamer Platz 10
10785 Berlin - Germany
Phone: +49 (0)30 62 64 099-0
Fax: +49 (0)30 62 64 099-99

Email: office@patentberlin.com
Internet: http://www.patentberlin.com

Patentanwälte Bressel und Partner mbB is a partnership with limited professional liability established under the German Partnerships Act (Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz - PartGG)and registered under registation number PR 487 in the Partnership Register of Local Court Berlin-Charlottenburg (AG Berlin-Charlottenburg)

Place of business: Berlin

Value added tax identification number: DE 18 37 18 331

Accreditation in: Federal Republic of Germany

Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Burkhard Bressel * ** ***
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Zucker * ** ***
Dipl.-Ing. Günter Köckeritz * ** ***
Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.-Phys. Joachim Brunotte * ** ***
Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.-Phys. Bernhard Obst * ** ***
Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.-Chem. Andreas Beyer * ** ***
Dr. Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Lukas Ramrath, M.S./UB * ** ***
Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.-Phys. Tobias Nowozin * **
Dipl.-Ing., civ.ing. Jakob Dieterle * ** ***

* Patent attorneys
** European Trade Mark and Design Attorneys
*** European Patent Attorneys

All patent attorneys are members of the German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (www.patentanwalt.de), and of the European Patent Attorneys members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI) (www.patentepi.com).

The relevant professional rules of conduct are the "Patentanwaltsordnung" (BGBl. I 1966, S. 557, last amended by the "Gesetz zur Modernisierung von Verfahren im patentanwaltlichen Berufsrecht" of August 14th, 2009, (BGBl. I S. 2827), the "Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte" (Mitt. 1997, 243 ff.) amended by the resolution of November 14th, 2006, which became effective on March 14th, 2007, and by the resolution of April 17th, 2008, which became effective on September, 3rd 2008, the FICPI code of conduct ( www.ficpi.org/ficpi/aboutframe.html ) and the EPI Code of professional conduct (epi-Information 2/2001, S. 75) as well as the RVG. More information can be found on the website of the German Chamber of Patent Attorneys, of the EPI and, regarding the RVG, at www.brak.de.

The Patent Law Firm Bressel und Partner is registered in the partnership register of the Berlin-Charlottenburg district court under the number 487.

Professional liability insurance:
R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG, Taunusstraße 1, 65193 Wiesbaden.

Territorial validity of insurance: worldwide.

The insurance meets at least the requirements of § 45a of the Patentanwaltsordnung.


Privacy Policies

Privacy Policy for clients and other affected persons

Privacy Policy for Law Firm Website

1. Name and contact details of the responsible persons for data processing and the company data protection officer

This privacy policy applies to data processing by:

Responsible legal entity: Patentanwälte Bressel und Partner mbB (hereinafter: Bressel und Partner), Potsdamer Platz 10, 10785 Berlin, Germany, office@patentberlin.com, phone: +49 (0)30 - 62640990, fax: +49 (0)30 - 626409999.

The company data protection officer of Bressel und Partner can be contacted via the above-mentioned address, for the attention of Mr Udo Flasche, and via: office@patentberlin.com.

2. Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of their use

When visiting the website:

When calling our website www.patentberlin.com, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion :

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • date and time of access,
  • name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • website from which access takes place (referrer URL),
  • used browser and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a problem-free connection setup when retrieving the website,
  • Ensuring comfortable use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability,
  • for further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you.

In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when a visit on our website takes place. Further details can be found under no. 4 and 5 of this privacy policy.

3. Disclosure of data

A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below does not take place.

We only disclose your personal information to third parties if:

  • you have given express consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR,
  • the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominantly legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
  • in the event that there is a legal obligation for a disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR and
  • it is required according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR for the settlement of contractual relationships with you.

4. Cookies

We use cookies concerning our website. Cookies are small files which your browser automatically creates and which are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. Cookies do not harm your device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

In cookies information is stored, which is generated in connection with the specific terminal used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity.

On the one hand, the use of cookies serves to make the use of our web content more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages on our website before. These cookies are automatically deleted after leaving our page.

In addition, to improve usability, we also use temporary cookies that are stored on your device for a specified period of time. If you visit our website again to take advantage of our services, it can be automatically recognized that you have visited our website before and what inputs and settings you have made so that you do not have to re-enter them.

On the other hand, we use cookies in order to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our web content (see no. 5). These cookies allow us to automatically recognize when you visit our website again that you have visited it before. These cookies are automatically deleted after a predefined period of time.

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the purposes mentioned in order to ensure our legitimate interests as well as interests of third parties according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or always a hint appears before a new cookie is created. However, disabling cookies completely may mean that you cannot use all features of our website.

5. Rights of affected persons

You have the right:

  • to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you can request information on the processing purposes, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data are or have been disclosed, the planned retention period, the existence of a right of rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a right to complain, the source of your data if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and, where appropriate, meaningful information about their details;
  • to demand the correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR;
  • to request, in accordance with Art. 17, GDPR the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is required for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of the public interest or for assertion, exercise or defence of legal rights;
  • to demand, pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, the restriction of the processing of your personal data, as far as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you reject its deletion and we are no longer in need of the data, but you are in need of them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR;
  • to receive, in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, your personal data provided to us in a structured, standard and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person in charge;
  • to revoke, in accordance with Art. 7 (3) GDPR, your once given consent to us at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future and
  • to complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. Generally, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our office. .

6. Right of objection

If your personal data are processed based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is realized by us without specifying any particular situation.

If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to office@patentberlin.com, in which you should contact our data protection officer.

7. Data security

We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are constantly being improved in line with technological developments.

8. Up-to-dateness and change of this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and is valid as of May 2018.

As a result of the further development of our website and offers thereof or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current privacy policy can be accessed and printed on the website


at any time.