Information required by Sec. 5 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and Sec. 2 of the Regulation on Information Duties Regarding Services (DL-InfoV)

Responsible within the terms of the German Telemedia Act:

Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) Ralf Bucher
German Patent Attorney
European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney

Office address:
e-IPconsult – Patentanwalt Ralf Bucher
Pfarrer-Sickinger-Weg 122, 85579 Neubiberg, Germany

Tel.: 0049 – 89 – 54 80 66 97
Fax: 0049 – 89 – 54 80 66 99

VAT number DE212022958

German Patent Attorneys are members of the Patentanwaltskammer. The German title „Patentanwalt“ is conferred in the Federal Republic of Germany. The following codes of conduct apply to the German Patent Attorneys: Patentanwaltsordnung (vom 7. September 1966 (BGBl. I S. 557), die zuletzt durch Artikel 8 des Gesetzes vom 10. März 2023 (BGBl. 2023 I Nr. 64) geändert worden ist), Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte (Mitt. 2014, 53). The Patentanwaltsordnung is available here. The Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte can be downloaded here. Information about FICPI is available here.

European Patent Attorneys are members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi). The codes of conduct of the epi are can be found on the website of epi.

European Trademark and Design Attorneys or professional representatives before the European Union Intellectual Property Office EUIPO in Alicante, Spain, are liable to Art. 120 of the European Union Trade Mark Regulation No 2017/1001 and the Art. 73 to 75 of the European Union Trade Mark Delegated Regulation No 2018/626. These Regulations are available at the European Union Intellectual Property Office EUIPO.

Contact addresses of the responsible authorities and professional associations:

Tal 29
D-80331 München
Telephone: +49-89-242278-0
Telefax: +49-89-242278-24

German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO)
D-80297 München
Telephone: +49 -89-2195-0
Telefax: +49-89-2195-2221

epi Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office
Bayerstrasse 83
D-80335 München
Telephone: +49 89 242052 0
Telefax: +49 89 242052 220

European Patent Office (EPO)
D-80298 München
Telephone: +49 89 2399-0
Telefax: +49-89-2399-4465

European Union Intellectual Property Office EUIPO
Avenida de Europa, 4
E-03080 Alicante
Telephone: +34-96-513-9100

Patent attorneys are required because of the Patentanwaltsordnung to maintain a professional indemnity insurance with a minimum insurance cover of 250,000 Euros. For details, refer to § 45 of the Patentanwaltsordnung.

Professional indemnity insurance:
R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG
Raiffeisenplatz 1
65189 Wiesbaden
Headquarters: Wiesbaden, Company register no.: HRB 2188, District court Wiesbaden, VAT-Id-No.: DE 811198334

Territorial application:
World – without regional restrictions related to
– dealing with foreign law,
– appearance before foreign courts and authorities, and
– being taken in claim before foreign courts.