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Hofstetter, Schurack & Partner
Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB

Registered office of the company: Munich
AG Munich PR 1149

The following patent attorneys and German Rechtsanwälte are entitled to represent the company:

Dr. Alfons J. Hofstetter, Dr. Eduard Schurack, Dr. Wolfgang Rumpler, Armin Lechner, Michael Schwarz, Nils Dimmler, Dr. Colin Breithaupt, Dr. Jürgen Wurm, Eva Saarmann

Balanstraße 57
D-81541 Munich
Telephone: +49 (0)89 450918 - 0
Telefax: +49 (0)89 450918 - 12

VAT-ID: DE 177578462

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Members of Hofstetter, Schurack & Partner practising as German patent attorney (unless otherwise stated explicitly, the term "patent attorney" on this web site stands for German patent attorney) are admitted as patent attorney in the Federal Republic of Germany, and as such, are members of the German Patent Attorneys Bar ( They are registered at the German Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, these patent attorneys are professional representatives before The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM).

Members of Hofstetter, Schurack & Partner practising as European patent attorney are registered at the European Patent Office (EPO) and are members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (

Unless otherwise indicated, all members of Hofstetter, Schurack & Partner practising as German Rechtsanwalt are admitted as German Rechtsanwalt in the Federal Republic of Germany. The competent bar association of the German Rechtsanwälte is Rechtsanwaltskammer München (

The following professional regulations apply to:

a) the European Patent Attorneys

  • Directives of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi) for the exercise of profession (
  • Regulations of the Governing Board of the European Patent Office concerning disciplinary matters (
  • Code of Professional Conduct (epi)

b) the German Patent Attorneys

c) the German Rechtsanwälte

  • Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO) (Federal Code for the Legal Profession)
  • Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA) (German Ordinance on the Profession of Lawyers)
  • Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO) (German Ordinance for Lawyer's Specialisation)
  • Bundesrechtsanwaltsgebührenordnung (BRAGO) (German Lawyer's Costs Ordinance)
  • Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft (CCBE-Berufsregeln) (Code of Conduct for Lawyers in the European Union).

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