Legal notice

Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP - place of business

BRISTOL
Redcliff Quay
120 Redcliff Street
Bristol, BS1 6HU
Tel.: +44 (0)117 910 3200
Fax.: +44 (0)117 910 3201
Email: bristol@hlk-ip.com

LONDON
Lincoln House, 5th Floor
300 High Holborn
London, WC1V 7JH
Tel.: +44 (0)207 611 7900
Fax.: +44 (0)207 611 7901
Email: london@hlk-ip.com

GLASGOW
2 West Regent Street
Glasgow, G2 1RW
Tel.: +44 (0)141 433 7110
Fax.: +44 (0)117 910 3201
Email: glasgow@hlk-ip.com

LEEDS
Fountain House
4 South Parade
Leeds, LS1 5QX
Tel.: +44 (0)113 393 1921
Fax.: +44 (0)113 269 1512
Email: leeds@hlk-ip.com

MUNICH
Bürkleinstraße 10
80538 Munich
Tel.: +49 (0) 89 6227 1760
Fax.: +49 (0) 89 6227 1760
Email: munich@hlk-ip.com

Responsibility for journalistic and editorial contributions to website content

The provider of the website of Haseltine Lake Kempner is Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP. If you have any questions regarding the journalistic and editorial contributions to the website content please contact the individual responsible for this website:

  • Rolf Stein for all language versions at our Bristol office

 

Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP

Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP is incorporated under the provisions of the UK Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000, registration number OC344156.

Registered office details: Redcliff Quay, 120 Redcliff Street, Bristol, BS1 6HU, United Kingdom.

Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP is regulated in the United Kingdom by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg).

VAT: GB232404702

 

Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP (German office) is also entered in the partnership register of the Amtsgericht Munich (local court) under no. PR918.

Registered office details in Germany: Bürkleinstraße 10, 80538 Munich, Germany.

VAT: DE265868923

 

Professional titles and competent chamber/regulatory authority

Our UK Patent Attorneys are admitted to practice in the UK and are members of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA). They are regulated by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg).

Our Irish Patent Agents are admitted to practice in Ireland and are on the register of Irish Patent Agents held by the Irish Patents Office.

Our German Patent Attorneys are admitted to practice in Germany and are members of the German Patent Attorneys Association (Patentanwaltskammer), which is the supervisory authority responsible for them. Some of our UK Patent attorneys and Irish Patent Agents are located at the Munich office, in that case they are also a member of the German Patent Attorneys Association, which is the supervisory authority responsible for them.

Our European Patent Attorneys are admitted before the European Patent Office and are members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi).

Our UK TM Attorneys are members of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) and are regulated by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg).

Our Solicitors are members of The Law Society of England & Wales and are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

Our European Trademark Attorneys and European Design Attorneys are registered at the EUIPO.

Our German Attorneys-at-Law (Rechtsanwälte) are admitted to practice in Germany and are members of the Munich Bar Association, which is the supervisory authority responsible for them. The German Attorneys-at-Law are also admitted representatives at the EUIPO in Alicante, Spain.

The use of the courtesy title “Partner” by a proprietor or employee of Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP is not intended to and does not infer or confirm either that the individual is a Member of Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP or that the individual has any personal liability for the acts or omissions of Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP.

 

Rules of Professional Conduct

UK Patent and TM Attorneys are subject to the IPReg Code of Conduct.

Irish Patent Agents are subject to the Patents Act 1992 and the rules implemented thereunder.

German Patent Attorneys are subject to the professional rules stipulated by the German Patent Attorney Code (Patentanwaltsordnung, PAO) and the Professional Code of Conduct for Patent Attorneys (Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte). They are also members of the ‘Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle’ and are subject to its code of professional conduct (www.ficpi.org). Further, Irish and UK Patent Attorneys practising in Germany are subject to the German Patent Attorney Code (Patentanwaltsordnung, PAO).

European Patent Attorneys are subject to the Code of Conduct of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office.

Solicitors are subject to the IPReg Code of Conduct and SRA Code of Conduct 2011.

The following professional rules apply for German Attorneys-at-Law: The Federal Lawyers’ Act (BRAO), the Rules of Professional Practice Lawyers (BORA), the Law on the Remuneration of Attorneys (RVG), the Rules and Regulations for Specialized Lawyers (FAO), the Professional Code for Lawyers of the European Community (CCBE) and the Law Regulating the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG).

 

Information about the professional rules for Attorneys-at-Law are accessible via the national bar association`s website www.brak.de (http://www.brak.de/fuer-anwaelte/berufsrecht/), for Solicitors via the Solicitors Regulation Authority`s website (https://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code/) and all information about the professional rules for patent attorneys are accessible via the websites of the Patent Attorneys Association, FICPI, epi and IPReg.

The rules governing conduct do not allow our attorneys to represent conflicting interests. For this reason, we ascertain before confirming representation whether there is a conflict of interest.

 

Professional Liability Insurance

We carry professional indemnity insurance in the UK via PAMIA, 90 Fenchurch St, London EC3M 4ST, UK. The territorial coverage of the insurance extends to worldwide activities and is in accordance with the requirements of IPReg.

In addition our professionals working in the German office carry professional indemnity insurance provided by Zurich Insurance plc, Niederlassung für Deutschland, Platz der Einheit 2, 60327 Frankfurt/Main. The territorial coverage of the insurance extends to worldwide activities and is in accordance with the requirements of Sec. 51 Federal Lawyers’ Act and Sec. 45 Law on Patent Attorneys.

 

Compliance /Policies

We are fully committed to high standards of professional conduct and compliance and to good and open governance practices throughout our businesses.

The content of this website is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Further, the publication, copy and distribution of the website`s content, including all photographs, illustrations and articles, is protected under copyright laws and needs our explicit permission. Quotations shall include the author and the reference.

Where links to external websites are provided, no liability is accepted for their content.

Unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing, all of our client engagements are subject to our standard terms of business. Please find the Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP Terms of Business here: Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP Terms of Business

 

HL Renewals LLP

All renewals work (work relating to the renewal of granted or registered patents, trade marks, designs and utility models and to the payment of maintenance fees) is undertaken by HL Renewals LLP, a separate limited liability partnership wholly-owned by Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP.

HL Renewals LLP is incorporated under the provisions of the UK Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000, registration number OC344167.

Registered office details: Redcliff Quay, 120 Redcliff Street, Bristol, BS1 6HU, United Kingdom.

Unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing all contracts between HL Renewals LLP and its clients will be on its standard Terms of Business which can be found here: HL Renewals LLP Terms of Business

 

Dispute resolution according to ODR Regulation and ADR Directive

The European Commission has established a European online dispute resolution platform according to the ODR Regulation [Regulation (EU) No. 524/2013]. It is accessible under http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr. Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP is not willing to participate in dispute resolution proceedings according to the ADR Directive and the Act on the Resolution of Consumer Disputes (VSBG) before a consumer arbitration body.

 

The above Information is required pursuant to sec. 2 of the German Regulation on Information Duties Regarding Services (Dienstleistungs-Informationspflichten-Verordnung – DL-InfoV) and sec. 5 of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz – TMG) – Implementation of European DIRECTIVE 2006/123/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 12 December 2006
on services in the internal market