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Dendorfer & Herrmann Patentanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
represented by Patent Attorney Dipl.-Ing. Peter Herre

Neuhauser St. 47
80331 Munich
Germany

Phone:  +49 89 30 90 40 80
Fax:    +49 89 30 90 40 810
E-Mail: ph@patent.de

Place of business:   Munich

VAT ID: DE251577875

The following terms of use apply to the contents of this homepage.

Terms of Use

1. General

Dendorfer & Herrmann Patentanwälte Partnerschaft mbB, represented by Patent Attorney Dipl.-Ing. Peter Herre, is responsible as content provider according to § 5 (1) TMG for their own content, which keeps them ready for use. Although all content is carefully checked and constantly updated, no guarantee can be given for the completeness, accuracy and timeliness. The Dendorfer & Herrmann Patent Attorneys Partnership mbB and Patent Attorney Dipl.-Ing. Peter Herre is therefore not liable for any damage that is connected with the use of this content. The information on this website is not legal advice that is suitable or sufficient for the assessment of a single case. The presentation of this information does not establish a mandate relationship.

2. Foreign links

This homepage contains linking links (links) to third party content. We have no influence on the design and content of the linked pages and dissociate ourselves from these pages and contents. This declaration applies to all links on our homepage and to all contents of the pages to which links lead.

3. Copyright

All rights to this website and to the content contained in it are the copyright holders. Users may download, use and retransmit individual programs, files or content, provided that existing copyright notices are not removed, but not in any form, individually or in combination, use commercially without the consent of the rights holders. Liability is limited to foreseeable damages.

4. Sending e-mails

Please note that communication via the Internet, especially with e-mails, is not protected against access by unauthorized third parties. For protection, we ask you to use common encryption techniques or to use other means of communication.

The unsolicited sending of advertising by e-mail or fax or advertising by telephone call represent an unreasonable harassment in the sense of § 7 UWG and are not welcome by us.

5. Privacy Policy

All persons named on this website hereby object to any commercial use and disclosure of their data (see § 28 BDSG).

Supervisory authorities and job titles

The professional title patent attorney is awarded by the Federal Republic of Germany.
The competent supervisory authority for the patent attorneys of our firm is:

Deutsche Patentanwaltskammer
Tal 29
80331 Munich
Germany

Phone:  +49 89 242278-0
Fax:    +49 89 242278-24
E-Mail: dpak@patentanwalt.de
Web:    http://www.patentanwaltskammer.de

The relevant professional regulations for the patent attorneys of our law firm are:

– the Patentanwaltsordnung of 7 September 1966 (BGBl. I p. 557), most recently amended by Article 5 (13) of the Act Modernizing the Design Law and amending the regulations on the notices on exhibition protection of 10 October 2013 (BGBl. I S. 3799),
– the Professional Code of Patent Attorneys dated 20 November 2013 (Mitt. dt. Patentanwälte 2014, p. 53 et seq.), entered into force on 1 March 2014, and
– the FICPI Code of Ethics.

The professional title European Patent Attorney (professional representative before the European Patent Office) is awarded by the European Patent Office.
The responsible supervisory body for European Patent Attorneys is:

epi (European Patent Institute)
Bayerstr. 83
80335 Munich
Germany

Phone:  +49 89 242052-0
Fax:    +49 89 242052-20
E-Mail: info@patentepi.com
Web:    http://www.patentepi.com

The professional title European Trademark and Design Attorney is awarded by the European Union to the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market for Trade Marks and Designs.
The responsible regulatory body for the European Trademark and Design Attorneys of our firm is:

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
Avenida de Europa, 4
03008 Alicante
Spain

Phone:  +34 96 513-9100
Fax:    +34 96 513-1344
E-mail: information@oami.europa.eu
Web:    http://oami.europa.eu

Entitlement to use the professional titles European Trademark Attorney and European Design Attorney shall be conferred upon entry in the list of professional representatives of the European Union Intellectual Property Office pursuant to Article 93 of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 on the EUTM and Art. 78 of Regulation (EC) No 6/2002 on the Community design.

In Austria, our patent attorneys are registered as patent attorneys within the meaning of § 16a of the Austrian Patent Attorney Act (PatAnwG), European Patent Attorneys (European Patent Attorneys) and European Trademark and Design Attorneys (accredited representatives before the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market) Brands, designs and models). The patent attorneys of our law firm serving in Austria are entered in the list according to § 16a (4) PatAnwG, which is published in the statements of the Austrian Patentanwaltskammer.

The competent supervisory authority for the patent attorneys of our law firm serving in Austria is:

Österreichische Patentanwaltskammer
Linke Wienzeile 4/1/9
1060 Wien
Austria

Phone:  +43 1 5234382
Fax:    +43 1 5234382-15
E-Mail: info@oepak.at
Web:    http://www.oepak.at

The relevant professional regulations for the patent attorneys of our law firm serving in Austria are:

– The Patent Attorney Act (Austrian Federal Law Gazette No. 214/1967, last amended by Austrian Federal Law Gazette I No. 135/2009), insofar as it concerns patent attorneys serving as service providers.

Professional Liability Insurance

There is a professional liability insurance with worldwide coverage at:

R + V Allgemeine Versicherung AG
Taunusstr. 1
65193 Wiesbaden
Germany

Privacy statement according to the GDPR
Version of 1 May 2018

I. Name and address of the person responsible

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

Dendorfer & Herrmann Patentanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
Neuhauser Str. 47
80331 Munich
Germany
Phone:   +49 89 30904080
E-Mail:  info@patent.de
Web:     www.patent.de

II. Name and address of the data protection officer

The data protection officer of the responsible person is:

Dr. Claus Dendorfer
Dendorfer & Herrmann Patentanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
Neuhauser Str. 47
80331 Munich
Germany
Phone:   +49 89 30904080
E-Mail:  info@patent.de
Web:     www.patent.de

III. General information about data processing

1. Scope of processing of personal data

In principle, we process personal data of the users of our services only insofar as this is necessary for the provision of a functional website and our content and services. The processing of personal data of the users of our services is regularly carried out only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent can not be obtained for reasons of fact and the processing of the data is permitted by law.
A transfer of personal data to third parties is only to the extent necessary to provide our services or legally or in accordance with a court decision:

(a) as part of our patent attorney activity to authorities, courts, parties to the proceedings, suppliers, shipping service providers, banks and tax consultants,
(b) for the operation and ongoing optimization of our website and our technical infrastructure to our IT and server housing service providers.

2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as legal basis.
In the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR as legal basis. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual actions.
Insofar as processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation that is subject to our company, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR as legal basis.
In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR as legal basis.
If processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not prevail over the first interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR as legal basis for processing.

3. Data deletion and storage duration

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is deleted. In addition, such storage may be provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject. Blocking or deletion of the data also takes place when a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for conclusion of a contract or fulfillment of the contract.

IV. Provision of the website and creation of logfiles

1. Description and scope of data processing

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.
The following data is collected here:

(a) Information about the browser type and version used
(b) The operating system of the user
(c) The Internet Service Provider of the User
(d) The IP address of the user
(e) Date and time of access
(f) Websites from which the user’s system accesses our website
(g) Websites accessed by the user’s system through our website

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

3. Purpose of the data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. For this, the IP address of the user must remain stored at least for the duration of the session.
Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.
For these purposes, our legitimate interest in the processing of data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

4. Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed.
In the case of storing the data in log files, this is the case after one year at the latest. Further storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that an assignment of the calling computer is no longer possible.

5. Opposition and removal possibility

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no contradiction on the part of the user.

V. Use of cookies

1. Description and scope of data processing

At least part of our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or the Internet browser on the user’s computer system. When a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is reopened.
We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly.

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

3. Purpose of the data processing

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to facilitate the use of websites for users. Some features of our website can not be offered without the use of cookies.
For these purposes, our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

4. Duration of storage

Cookies are stored on the computer of the user and transmitted by this on our side. Therefore, the user also has full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your Internet browser, the user can delete already stored cookies at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deleted for our website, it may not be possible to use all the functions of the website to the full.

5. Opposition and removal possibility

Cookies are stored on the computer of the user and transmitted by this on our side. Therefore, the user also has full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, the user can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to use all the functions of the website to the full.

VI. E-mail contact

1. Description and scope of data processing

It is possible to contact us via our provided e-mail address. In this case, the user’s personal data transmitted by e-mail will be stored.

2. Legal basis for data processing

Legal basis for the processing of the data is in the presence of the consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.
The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. If the contact is aimed at the conclusion of a contract, additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

3. Purpose of the data processing

The processing of personal data from the e-mail is used to process the contact. In the contact of the user is also the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

4. Duration of storage

The data transmitted by e-mail are stored encrypted on our server and stored indefinitely to secure our service quality. As a rule, personal data is deleted after expiry of statutory retention requirements.

5. Opposition and removal possibility

The user has the possibility at any time to revoke his consent to the processing of the personal data. If the user contacts us by e-mail, he may object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation can not continue.
Any personal data stored in the course of contacting you will be deleted in this case unless there are legitimate reasons for processing and storing the data.

VII. Mandate relationship

1. Description and scope of data processing

We process and transmit personal data in the context of the mandate relationship and pre-contractual activities to authorities, courts, parties to the proceedings and suppliers.

2. Legal basis for data processing

Legal basis for the processing of the data is due to the existence of a consent of the client Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR as well as on the basis of the conclusion of a contract Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

3. Purpose of the data processing

The processing of personal data takes place in the context of the mandate relationship and pre-contractual activities and serves to provide commissioned services. The mandate relationship also includes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

4. Duration of storage

The personal data recorded in the course of a mandate relationship is stored encrypted on our servers and stored indefinitely to secure our service quality. As a rule, the data is deleted after expiry of statutory retention requirements.

5. Opposition and removal possibility

The client has the option at any time to revoke his consent to the processing of personal data.
All personal data stored in the course of the mandate relationship will be deleted in this case unless there are legitimate reasons for processing and storing the data. Personal data held to fulfill statutory retention requirements will only be deleted after expiration of the retention obligations.

VIII. Data security

Personal data is protected by appropriate organizational and technical measures. The personal data is stored on servers located in Germany. Both the person responsible and the providers and IT service providers use technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data against manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Notwithstanding efforts to maintain a high standard of due diligence, it can not be ruled out that information disclosed to us over the Internet may be viewed and used by others. We therefore assume no liability for the disclosure of information due to non-caused by us errors in data transmission and / or unauthorized access by third parties.

IX. Rights of the person concerned

If you process personal data, you are i.S.d. GDPR and you have the following rights to the person responsible:

1. Right to information

You may ask the person in charge to confirm if personal data concerning you is processed by us.
If such processing is available, you can request information from the person responsible about the following information:

(1) the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
(2) the categories of personal data being processed;
(3) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed or are still being disclosed;
(4) the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining the duration of storage;
(5) the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you, a right to restriction of processing by the controller or a right to object to such processing;
(6) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
(7) all available information on the source of the data if the personal data is not collected from the data subject;
(8) the existence of automated decision-making including profiling under Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in these cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, and the scope and intended impact of such processing on the data subject.

You have the right to request information about whether your personal information relates to a third country or an international organization. In this connection, you can request the appropriate guarantees in accordance with. Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transfer.

2. Right to rectification

You have a right to rectification and / or completion to the controller, if the personal data you process is incorrect or incomplete. The responsible person must make the correction without delay.

3. Right to restriction of processing

You may request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under the following conditions:

(1) if you contest the accuracy of your personal information for a period of time that enables the controller to verify the accuracy of your personal information;
(2) the processing is unlawful and you refuse the deletion of the personal data and instead demand the restriction of the use of the personal data;
(3) the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims; or
(4) if you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.

If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, this data may only be used with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest Union or a Member State.
If the limitation of the processing after the o.g. If conditions are restricted, you will be informed by the person in charge before the restriction is lifted.

4. Right to cancellation

a) Obligation to delete

You may require the controller to delete your personal information without delay, and the controller is required to delete that information immediately if one of the following is true:

(1) Personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
(2) You revoke your consent, to which the processing acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. GDPR and there is no other legal basis for processing.
(3) According to. Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR objection to the processing and there are no prior justifiable reasons for the processing, or you lay gem. Art. 21 para. 2 GDPR Opposition to processing.
(4) Your personal data have been processed unlawfully.
(5) The deletion of personal data concerning you shall be required to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject.
(6) The personal data concerning you were collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Art. 8 (1) GDPR.

b) information to third parties

If the person in charge has made the personal data concerning you public and is acc. Article 17 (1) of the GDPR, it shall take appropriate measures, including technical means, to inform data controllers who process the personal data that you have been identified as being affected, taking into account available technology and implementation costs Persons requesting deletion of all links to such personal data or of copies or replications of such personal data.

c) Exceptions

The right to erasure does not exist if the processing is necessary

(1) to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
(2) to fulfill a legal obligation required by the law of the Union or of the Member States to which the controller is subject, or to carry out a task which is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority conferring on the controller has been;
(3) for reasons of public interest in the field of public health pursuant to Art. 9 (2) lit. h and i and Art. 9 (3) GDPR;
(4) for archival purposes of public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes acc. Article 89 (1) GDPR, to the extent that the law referred to in subparagraph (a) is likely to render impossible or seriously affect the achievement of the objectives of that processing, or
(5) to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

5. Right to information

If you have the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the controller, he / she is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless: this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have a right to the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.

6. Right to Data Portability

You have the right to receive personally identifiable information you provide to the controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition, you have the right to transfer this data to another person without hindrance by the person responsible for providing the personal data, provided that

(1) the processing on a consent acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR or on a contract acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR is based and
(2) the processing is done by automated means.

In exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that your personal data relating to you are transmitted directly from one person to another, insofar as this is technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons may not be affected.
The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the controller.

7. Right to object

You have the right at any time, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, against the processing of your personal data, which pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR takes an objection; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
The controller will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purpose of enforcing, exercising or defending legal claims.
If the personal data relating to you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.
If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.
Regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC, you have the option, in the context of the use of information society services, of exercising your right to object through automated procedures that use technical specifications.

8. Right to revoke the data protection consent declaration

You have the right to revoke your data protection declaration at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

9. Automated decision on a case-by-case basis, including profiling

You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar manner. This does not apply if the decision

(1) is required for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the controller,
(2) is permitted by Union or Member State legislation to which the controller is subject, and where such legislation contains appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, or
(3) with your express consent.

However, these decisions must not be based on special categories of personal data under Art. 9 (1) GDPR, unless Art. 9 (2) lit. a or g GDPR applies and reasonable measures have been taken to protect the rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests.
With regard to the cases referred to in (1) and (3), the person responsible shall take appropriate measures to uphold the rights and freedoms and their legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the controller, to express his / her own position and heard on challenge of the decision.

10. Right to complain to a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of its residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you is against the GDPR violates.
The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Article 78 of the GDPR.

X. Inclusion

By using our website or using our services, users and customers agree in advance to the privacy policy in the currently valid versions. Existing customers who place new orders or make use of services provided again agree with the applicable version of the Privacy Policy available on our website.