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Legal Notice

Isenbruck | Bösl | Hörschler LLP is registered in England und Wales as a Limited Liability Partnership under English law with the registration number OC340012. It has its registered seat at 10 Orange Street, Haymarket, London WC2H 7DQ, England. The German branch is registered at the registration court at the Mannheim district court under No. PR 700145.

All legal acts executed under the style of the Isenbruck Bösl Hörschler LLP (“LLP”) were and will be executed solely for and on behalf of the LLP. Any reference to "Isenbruck Bösl Hörschler" is to be understood solely as a reference to the LLP. Therefore, advice given or services rendered by the members (“Gesellschafter”) and/or partners/employees (m/f) to clients of the LLP, is given solely by the LLP and not personally by the members (“Gesellschafter”) or the partners/employees (m/f). As far as legally permissible and necessary, the LLP will stipulate German law as applicable law, under the exclusion of its conflict of law provisions, and Mannheim as the place of jurisdiction for client relationships.

The members of the LLP (“Gesellschafter”) are Dr. Raphael Bösl, Dipl.-Ing. Wolfram Hörschler, Dr. Stefan Féaux de Lacroix, Dr. Markus Jacobi and Dr. Fritz Lahrtz.

Patent lawyers/European Patent Attorneys (m/f) of the LLP referred to as "partner" are not a partner as defined by German law but either a member (“Gesellschafter”) or an employee (m/f) of the LLP in a senior position. Patent lawyers/European Patent Attorneys (m/f) with the designation “of counsel” are neither a member (“Gesellschafter”) of the LLP nor a partner of the LLP, but employees (m/f) of the LLP.

Neither the members (“Gesellschafter”) nor the partners/employees (m/f) are personally liable for advice given or services rendered to clients of the LLP. Likewise, the LLP does not assume any responsibility for notices/letters sent by its partners/employees (m/f) in an obviously personal capacity, even if they appear to come from the LLP.

The following regulations and rules apply to members (“Gesellschafter”) and partners/employees (m/f) acting as patent lawyer and/or European patent attorney, respectively: the Regulations for Patent Lawyers and the patent lawyers' professional code of conduct, available under; the FICPI Code of Con­duct, available under; and, for European patent attorneys: the Code of Professional Conduct, available under

The value added tax identification number of the LLP is: DE 226 569 505.

Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes
Information according to § 36 of the German Consumer Dispute Resolution Act (VSBG):

The competent consumer arbitration entity is the "Allgemeine Verbraucherschlichtungsstelle des Zentrums für Schlichtung e.V.", Straßburger Str. 8, 77694 Kehl,

Legally, we are not required to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before this consumer arbitration entity. As a matter of principle, we are however willing to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before this consumer arbitration entity on our part.

Professional Indemnity Insurance
Our patent attorneys are covered by professional indemnity insurance. Our insurance company is ERGO Versicherung AG, Victoriaplatz 1, 40477 Düsseldorf. Territorial coverage extends to wordwide activities and is in accordance with § 45 of the Patentanwaltsordnung (PAO).

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