legal notice

Information according to §5, German Broadcast Media Act (TMG)

Wilhelm & Beck
Prinzenstraße 13
80639 Munich

Entitled to act as representative

Jürgen Wilhelm
Josef Beck
Alexander Rüdig
Dr. Daniel Schröer

Contact details

Phone: +49 89 12 11 47 30
Facsimile: +49 89 12 11 47 35


VAT ID no. according to §27 a of German Value Added Tax Act: DE812914912

Boards and offices

For patent attorneys

Occupational title “Patent Attorney”, “European Patent Attorney” and “Professional Representative before the European Patent Office”, granted in the Federal Republic of Germany

Responsible board for patent attorneys: Board of Patent Attorneys (Patentanwaltskammer), Tal 29, 80331 Munich, Germany
Responsible board for European patent attorneys: epi – The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (Institut der beim Europäischen Patentamt zugelassenen Vertreter)

For attorneys-at-Law

Occupational title “Attorney-at-Law”, granted in the Federal Republic of Germany

Responsible regulatory agency: Munich Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer), Tal 33, 80331 Munich
Responsible board: Munich Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer), Tal 33, 80331 Munich

Online Dispute Resolution

EU platform for out-of-court online dispute resolution:

Professional code of conduct

For patent attorneys

Patent Attorneys’ Code of Conduct (Patentanwaltsordnung) (BGBl I 1966, p. 557, last amended by BGBl I 2001, 3656)
Code of Professional Conduct of Patent Attorneys (Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte) (Notices 1997, p. 243 seq.)
FICPI Conduct Rules
Provisions for Disciplinary Matters for Professional Representatives (EPO Gazette 1978, 91, EPO Gazette 2008, 14
Professional Regulations of the Institute for Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPO Gazette 2003, 523)

For attorneys-at-Law

Federal Code for the Legal Profession (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung – BRAO)
Professional Code of Conduct for Attorneys-at-Law (Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte – BORA)
Specialized Solicitors’ Code (Fachanwaltsordnung – FAO)
Lawyers’ Compensation Act (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz – RVG)
Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)

To look up these regulations, please refer to the Federal Bar Association at

Information on professional indemnity

For our attorneys, a professional indemnity insurance on an international scale exists with Zurich Insurance plc, German subsidiary, Solmsstrasse 27-37, 60486 Frankfurt am Main

Liability disclaimer

This website contains information and comments on legal issues and developments in the field of industrial property. These contents do not lay claim to being exhaustive and must not be mistaken as professional legal advice; insofar any liability is herewith excluded. Neither do we assume any liability for the contents of websites which are referred to in a link from the present website.