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Venner Shipley is the trading name of Venner Shipley LLP, Venner Shipley Legal Limited and Venner Shipley Germany LLP.

Venner Shipley LLP is a limited liability partnership incorporated pursuant to the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 registered in England and Wales (registered number OC308202), whose registered office is 200 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HD. Venner Shipley LLP is regulated by IP Reg and follows its Code of Conduct available at www.ipreg.org.uk.

Venner Shipley Legal Limited is a company with Company No. 10023283 whose registered office is 200 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HD. Venner Shipley Legal Limited is regulated in the UK by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and is registered with SRA number 629436. Our engagement letters set out client care partners and complaint procedures. If an issue relating to work carried out by Venner Shipley Legal Limited cannot be resolved between us, clients have the right to ask the Legal Ombudsman to consider the complaint.

Venner Shipley Germany LLP is a limited liability partnership incorporated pursuant to the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 registered in England and Wales (registered number OC444240), whose registered office is 200 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HD. Lawyers practising in Venner Shipley’s Germany LLP are admitted as lawyers (“Rechtsanwalt”) in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the Munich Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer www.rak-muenchen.de). The regulating authority for all lawyers practising in the Munich Office of Venner Shipley Germany LLP is the Munich Bar Association ((Rechtsanwaltskammer für den Oberlandesgerichtsbezirk München), Tal 33, 80331 München, Telefon: 089/53 29 44-0, Telefax: 089/53 29 44-28, info@rak-muenchen.de. The professional regulations for German lawyers such as BRAO – Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (Federal Lawyer’s Act); BORA – Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (Professional Code of Conduct for Attorneys-at-law); Fachanwaltsordnung (Specialist Lawyers’ Regulations); Lawyers’ Fees Act (RVG) Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG) v. 9.3.2000 (BGBI. I S.182) and other information about the professional regulations that apply to German lawyers (Rechtsanwälte) are available on the website of the German Federal Bar Association (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer) at www.brak.de/fuer-anwaelte/berufsrecht/, www.brak.de/fuer-anwaelte/berufsrecht/#tdg and www.brak.de/fuer-anwaelte/gebuehren-und-honorare/.

Patent Attorneys practising in the German Office of Venner Shipley Germany LLP are admitted to the Chamber of Patent Attorneys (Patentanwaltskammer (www.patentanwaltskammer.de)), Tal 29, 80331 München, Tel: +49-(0)89-2422780. The professional title “Patentanwalt” was awarded in each case in the Federal Republic of Germany. Patent Attorneys are subject to its code of professional conduct (BGBl. I 1966, 557, BGBl. I 2001, 3656), German Patent Attorney Code (Patentanwaltsordnung, BGBl. I 1966, 557, BGBl. I 2001, 3656) (www.patentanwaltskammer.de) and subject to the code of professional conduct (www.ficpi.org).

The European Patent Attorneys are registered at the European Patent Office and are members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (www.patentepi.com). They are subject to the professional regulations of the European Patent Office (epi-informationen 2/2001, 75) and to the disciplinary rules issued by the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation.

Venner Shipley Germany LLP is not regulated by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board.

We/us

On this website and in any other context, the words Venner Shipley, we, us or our refer to Venner Shipley LLP or Venner Shipley Legal Limited or Venner Shipley Germany LLP.

Partners

On this website and in any other context, the word “partner” is used by us to refer to a member of Venner Shipley LLP or its subsidiaries or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications.

Professional indemnity insurance

We hold professional indemnity insurance provided by PAMIA Limited, who can be contacted at 90 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4ST. The territorial coverage of our professional indemnity insurance is worldwide.

Professional indemnity insurance for our lawyers (Rechtsanwälte) and Patent Attorneys (Patentanwälte) practising in the German office of Venner Shipley Germany LLP is also provided by PAMIA, 90 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4ST, United Kingdom, with worldwide territorial coverage.

Our Solicitors professional indemnity insurance is provided by Lockton Companies LLP, who can be contacted at The St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7AG.

Disclaimer

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