Contact [Person responsible according to Section 5 of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz - TMG)]

Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Christian Lang
LangPatent Anwaltskanzlei IP Law Firm
Ingolstädter Str. 5
D-80807 Munich
Phone: +49-(0)89 - 46 22 464 0
Fax: +49-(0)89 - 46 22 464 10
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Sales tax: DE 22 4 88 41 96


General Information on Patent Attorneys

Professional Title

Any person being referred to as a Patent Attorney has been bestowed the German job titles "Patent Attorney" and/or "European Patent Attorney" respectively "Authorized Representative before the European Patent Office".

Responsible Patent Attorney Association (Germany)

Patent Attorney Association Munich
Tal 29, D-80331 München
Telefon: +49 (0)89-24 22 78 0
Telefax: +49 (0)89-24 22 78 24

Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office - epi
Tal 29, D-80331 München
Telefon: +49 (0)89-201 70 80
Telefax: +49 (0)89-202 15 48

Professional rules and regulations

The professional rules and regulations which are relevant for the patent attorneys of this law office are

  • the German Patent Attorney Code (Federal Law Gazette I 1996, p.557, last amended by Federal Law Gazette I 2001, p.3656
  • the patent attorneys' professional code of conduct (communication 1997, 243 et sqq.
  • the FICPI conduct rules
  • the Code of Professional Conduct of the epi (epi Information 2/2001, p. 75)

General Information on Lawyers

Professional Title

The statutory professional title "lawyer" (German "Rechtsanwalt") was awarded in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Supervision authority and Chamber of Lawyers in charge (Germany)

Rechtsanwaltskammer für den Oberlandesgerichtsbezirk München (Munich Chamber of Lawyers)
Tal 33, 80331 München
Telephone: +49 (0)89-532944-0
Telefax:     +49 (0)89-532944-28

Professional rules and regulations

  • The German Federal Lawyers' Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung - BRAO)
  • The Rules of Professional Practice (Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte - BORA)
  • The Rules for Specialist Lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung - FAO)
  • The CCBE Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Union - CCBE-Berufsregeln)
  • The German Act on the Activities of European Attorney in Germany (Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland - EuRAG)
  • The German Act on the Remuneration of Lawyers (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz - RVG)

The rules and regulations can be found on the website of the Federal Bar Association ( under the heading 'Berufsrecht' in both German and English. They also can be accessed directly via the following link:


Professional Liability Insurance

Lawyers and patent attorneys shall due to the Federal Lawyers / Patent Attorneys regulations maintain a professional liability insurance with a minimum coverage of € 250,000. The details are contained in § 51 BRAO / 45 PAO.

Name and address of the insurance company:
ERGO Insurance Group


Online dispute resolution plattform

The European Commission provides a consumer online dispute resolution plattform (ODR plattform) which can be accessed here: The ODR plattform may be used for an out-of-court resolution of disputes concerning contractual obligations stemming from online sales or service contracts between a consumer resident in the Union and a trader established in the European Union.


Information according to Section 36(1) of the German Act on alternative dispute resolution for consumer disputes (Gesetz zur Umsetzung der Richtlinie über alternative Streitbeilegung in Verbraucherangelegenheiten - VSBG):

We are neither obligated nor willing to take part in proceedings before an alternative dispute resolution entity for consumer disputes.


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