Legal Notice / Imprint

Information according to § 5 TMG:

The legal designations of the professions "Patentanwalt" (Patent Attorney), "Rechtsanwalt" (Lawyer) and "Zugelassener Vertreter vor dem Europäischen Patentamt" (Professional Representative before the European Patent Office) are applicable in the Federal Republic of Germany.

1. Contact Details

Diehl & Partner mbB

Erika-Mann-Straße 9, 80636 Munich, Germany / Telephone 0049 89 1786360 / Facsimile 0049 89 1784033 / Email office@diehl-patent.

2. Professional Associations

Our German Patent Attorneys are members of the Chamber of German Patent Attorneys and registered at the German Patent and Trademark Office.

Our German lawyers are members of the Chamber of Lawyers for the area of the Oberlandesgericht München (Higher Regional Court of Munich) and admitted at the Amtsgericht (Local Court) and Landgericht München I (Regional Court I). 

Patentanwaltskammer (Chamber of Patent Attorneys):
Tal 29 / 80331 Munich, Germany / Telephone 0049 89 242278-0 Facsimile 0049 89 242278-24 /

Institut der beim Europäischen Patentamt zugelassenen Vertreter:
Tal 29 / 80331 Munich, Germany / Telephone 0049 89 2017080 Facsimile 0049 89 2021548 / 

Rechtsanwaltskammer München (Munich Chamber of Lawyers):
München Tal 33 / 80331 Munich, Germany / Telephone 0049 89 532944-0 Facsimile 0049 89 53294428 /

3. Rules of Professional Conduct

a. German Patent Attorneys are bound by the following professional rules:
- Patentanwaltsordnung (Patent Attorneys Act) of September 7, 1966 (Bundesgesetzblatt I (Official Federal Law Gazette), page 3082), amended by law of October 25, 1994 (Bundesgesetzblatt I (Official Federal Law Gazette), page 3565)
- Berufsordnung für Patentanwälte (Professional Rules for Patent Attorneys) of April 21, 1997 (Mitteilungen der deutschen Patentanwälte 1997 (Information Bulletin of the German Patent Attorneys), page 243 ff.)
- FICPI Code of Professional Conduct

b. European Patent Attorneys are bound by the following professional rules:
- Professional Conduct Rules of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi), (epi information 2/2001, page 75 or
- Rules on Disciplinary Matters concerning Professional Representatives (

c. German Lawyers are bound by the following professional rules (all to be found on the website of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers under
- Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO) - Federal Regulations concerning Lawyers 
- Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA) - Professional Rules for Lawyers
- Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG)
- Rules of Professional Conduct of Lawyers in the European Union (CCBE Professional Rules) for international legal relationships 

4. Our VAT Registration Number:

DE 256449166.

5. Name, Legal Form and Authorized Representative

The full name is Diehl & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei mbB [Diehl & Partner patent and law firm with limited professional liability]. The short name Diehl & Partner mbB is used as well.

The legal form is a partnership company with limited professional liability. The partnership company is registered under number PR 2051 at the district Court Munich - Register Court.

The authorized representative of Diehl & Partner mbB is patent attorney Dr. Frank Schorr. Dr. Schorr's contact details are given unter item 1.

6. Professional Indemnity

Professional Indemnity is assured with Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Königinstraße 28, 80802 Munich. Under the terms of § 2 I 11 DL-InfoV the scope of the insurance covers the contracting states of the European Union.