Patent attorneys Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Gassner, Dr. rer. nat. Tobias Ehnis and Josef Simon are members of the Chamber of the German Patent Attorneys, Tal 29, 80331 Munich, Germany. They are also members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi) and of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI). In addition, Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Gassner is a member of the Association for Industrial Property and Copyright Law (GRUR) and Dr. Tobias Ehnis and Josef Simon are members of the Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP). Furthermore, Dr. Tobias Ehnis is a member of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), 1501 M Street N.W., Suite 1150, Washington, D.C. 20005, USA.

"Dr. Gassner & Partner mbB Patentanwälte" is a partnership as defined by the German partnership-law. The partnership is registered in the partnership register of the register court Fuerth (Bavaria) under No. 25. The partnership is represented by each of the partners. Partners of the partnership are Dr. rer. nat. Tobias Ehnis and Josef Simon.

The title "patent attorney" has been conferred to the partners in Germany. Furthermore, all partners are "European patent attorneys". The partners are governed by regulations regarding patent attorneys (www.patentanwalt.de), the regulations regarding the profession of the patent attorneys (www.patentanwalt.de), the rules of the FICPI www.ficpi.org/aboutframe.html and the Code of Professional Conduct of the epi (http://216.92.57.242/patentepi/english/100/120/121/).

The value added tax identification number (VATIN) of the partnership is DE229240931.

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2.  The extended foreign coverage comprises in addition:
-    advisement and dealing with non-European law,
-    appearance as attorney in non-European courts as well as
-    being claimed in non-European courts.

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