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This website is a non-binding service for clients and customers of the patent law firm run by Dr. Wolfram Schlimme. It includes information and commentaries on legal topics concerned with the protection of industrial property. No claim is made to completeness of the information disclosed herein, nor is it to be taken as professional legal counseling. It cannot replace individual counseling in any given case. All liability in connection with use of the present information is excluded. On the contrary, due to the complexity of legal requirements in the field of industrial property protection, we recommend that you take advantage of detailed legal counseling in any event before taking any action based on the information published here.

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Legal and Company Details
Person Responsible for this Website Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Schlimme, LL.M., Patent Attorney
Name of the Firm WSPatent ®
Dr. Wolfram Schlimme
Legal Status of the Firm Single proprietorship
Location Haidgraben 2
85521 Ottobrunn
Contact Data Phone: +49-89-6080772-0
Facsimile: +49-89-6080772-27
International VAT No. DE 130 547 513
Our Attorneys
Dr.-Ing. Wolfram SCHLIMME, LL.M. Patent Attorney (Federal Republic of Germany)
European Patent Attorney (Professional Representative before the European Patent Office)
European Trademark Attorney (Professional Representative before the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trademarks and Designs))

Member of the German Association of Patent Attorneys (Patentanwaltskammer) and of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi).
Legal Professional Designations
Patentanwältin (fem.)
Patentanwalt (masc.)
(Patent Attorney)
The German professional designation "Patentanwältin" (f.) or "Patentanwalt" (m.) was granted in the Federal Republic of Germany. Patent attorneys certified under German law are members of the German Association of Patent Attorneys (Patentanwaltskammer) ( and are registered there
European Patent Attorney
(professional representative before the European Patent Office)
European Patent Attorneys are registered at the European Patent Office ( and are members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi) (
European Trademark Attorney
European Design Attorney
(professional representative before the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market [Trademarks and Designs])
European Trademark Attorneys and European Design Attorneys are registered at the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) of the European Union and are subject to the Community Trade Mark Regulations (CR EC/40/94) and the Community Design Regulations (CR EC/6/2002).
Applicable Professional Codes of Conduct
(relevant professional regulations)
For German Patent Attorneys - Patent Attorneys' Code of Conduct (Patentanwaltsordnung, PAO) (Federal Law Gazette (BGBl.) I 1966, page 557, last amended by BGBl. I 2013, page 3154), accessible at
- Professional Code of Conduct for Patent Attorneys (Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte, BOPA) (Mitt. d. dt. PAe 2014, vol. 2), accessible at
FICPI Professional Standards (
For European Patent Attorneys - epi's own Code of Professional Conduct of epi (epi-Information 2/2001, page 75), accessible at
-  Regulations of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organization on disciplinary matters

Our attorney has professional liability insurance coverage valid worldwide with Allianz Versicherungs-AG, D - 10900 Berlin (Germany).

Professional regulations prohibit any action by patent attorneys in matters involving conflicting interests. For this reason, we always determine whether or not there is a conflict of interests before accepting a client.

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