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Patentanwälte Roche, von Westernhagen & Ehresmann
Mäuerchen 16
D – 42103 Wuppertal

telephone: +49 (0) 202 25 90 60
telefax: +49 (0) 202 25 90 610
e-mail: mail(at)rvwe.de

USt. Nr.: DE 121068676

responsible for the content of this webpage:
Dipl.- Phys. Florian Roche, LL.M. *, **
Dipl.-Ing. Tilo von Westerhagen *
Dipl.-Geophys. Lars Ehresmann *, **

Patentanwalt *
(This title is conferred by the Federal Republic of Germany)

European Patent Attorney **
(This title is conferred by the European Patent Office)

European Design Attorney *

European Trademark Attorney *

(These titles arise with enrollment into the list of accredited attorneys at the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market)

The relevant occupational organisation

The German patent attorneys of our firm are members of the German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (Deutsche Patentanwaltskammer), which can be accessed at www.patentanwalt.de. The members of our firm who are European Patent Attorneys are members of the Institute of the European patent attorneys of the European Patent Office which can be accessed at www.patentepi.com.

Occupational regulations

German patent attorneys adhere to the principles of the German Patentanwaltsordnung (PatAnwO), the „Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte“ (BOPA) which can be accessed at  www.patentanwalt.de. The European patent attorneys follow the code of professional conduct of EPI (Standesregeln der vor dem Europäischen Patentamt zugelassenen Vertreter) which can be accessed at www.patentepi.com.

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