Responsible provider of this service:

Patent- und Rechtsanwaltspartnerschaft mbB

Im Schlosspark Gern 2
84307 Eggenfelden

Phone: +49 (0)8721/98240-00
Fax: +49 (0)8721/98240-01

Legal form: Partnership with limited professional liability (according to German Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz), registered in the partnership register at the Amtsgericht Landshut, partnership register (PR) 72

Partners authorized to represent: Dr. Florian Lichtnecker (lawyer, Certified IP Lawyer), Dr. Markus Lichtnecker (patent attorney)

German VAT Number: DE300734898

Responsible for the content according to § 55 Abs. 2 RStV: RA Dr. Florian Lichtnecker (address see above)

Professional compulsory statement:

The mentioned job titles “patent attorney”, “lawyer” as well as the title “Certified IP Lawyer” (“Fachanwalt für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz”) were all awarded in Germany.  Patent attorney and lawyer of the Law Firm are admitted in Germany and are members of the following Law Societies:

Patent attorney:

Responsible Chartered Institute of Patent Agents (Germany) (responsible for admittance and supervision): Patentanwaltskammer, Tal 29, D-80331 München, Germany, Phone: 089/242278-0, Fax: 089/242278-24, Email:

European Patent Attorney: Professional representative before the EPO and member of the Institute of the professional representatives before the EPO – epi, Bayerstraße 83, D-80335 München, Germany, Phone: 089/24 20 52-0, Fax: 089/24 20 52-20, Email:

The applicable professional regulations for German Patent Attorneys are the Patentanwaltsordnung (PAO), the Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte and the Code of Conduct for Patent Attorneys of the Federation Internationale des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle (FICPI). European Patent Attorneys are subject to the Code of Professional Conduct of the Institute of the professional representatives before the EPO (epi). These rules are also available on the homepage of the Chartered Institute of Patent Agents (Germany), resp. the FICPI, resp. the epi.

German lawyer:

Responsible Bar Association (responsible for admittance and supervision):
Bar Association for the district of the Higher Regional Court Munich, Tal 33, 80331 München, Germany, Phone: 089/53 29 44-0, Telefax: 089/53 29 44-28, Email:

The applicable professional regulations for German lawyers are the Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO), the Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO), the Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA), the Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG) and the Code of Professional Conduct for Lawyers in the European Union (CCBE professional rules). These rules are e.g. published in the Federal Law Gazette. You can also find them on the homepage of the German Federal Bar Association ( under the category (“Für Anwälte” >) “Berufsrecht”.

You can see the admission details of the professionals in the respective databases for Patent Attorneys and Lawyers.

Additional information according to § 2 DL-InfoV:

Professional insurance of LICHTNECKER & LICHTNECKER Patent- und Rechtsanwaltspartnerschaft mbB as well as for the working professionals:

R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG
Raiffeisenplatz 1
65189 Wiesbaden

The insurance satisfies the requirements according to § 8 IV Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz in connection with the relevant professinal law of the partners (§§ 51, 51a Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO) resp. §§ 45, 45a Patentanwaltsordnung (PAO)). The geographical scope of the insurance of the partnership covers the worldwide activities of the partnership.

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