Authorized representative in accordance with § 5 TMG:

Beckord & Niedlich
Patentanwälte PartG mbB

Marktplatz 17
D-83607 Holzkirchen
Telefon: +49 (0)8024- 992100
Telefax: +49 (0)8024 – 992101

Branch office
Johannisstrasse 17
D-32052 Herford
Telefon: +49 (0)5221- 6902233


Legal form: Partnership mbB
Register Court: Munich Municipal Court, Partnership Register PR 1774
Partner: Dr. Klaus Beckord, Thorsten Niedlich – both with sole power of representation

USt-IdNr: DE 8157 31 689

German Patent Attorneys
Dr. Klaus Beckord
Thorsten Niedlich

European Patent Attorneys
Dr. Klaus Beckord
Thorsten Niedlich
Sigrid Käppeler

Professional liability insurance: R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG Vermögensschaden-Haftpflicht, Raiffeisenplatz 1, 65189 Wiesbaden

Electronic Communication:

Please note that electronic communication, in particular via e-mail, is not secure. We strongly recommend the use of secure encryption when sending confidential information, or the use of alternative methods of communication. We will be happy to send you our public key for a GNUPG encryption upon request.

Furthermore, since e-mail cannot be assumed to be reliable at all times and with all providers, please do not assume that we have received your message unless you have received an explicit confirmation (not an automatically generated reply) from our office. This is particularly relevant in the case of material that is subject to a deadline!

Beckord & Niedlich monitors its e-mail traffic, both inbound and outbound and by communicating with us through electronic mail, you give us permission to do so. Also, if you send us an electronic message, we assume that you would like us to answer you in the same manner. If you prefer to use alternative means of communication, such as mail or courier, we will be happy to oblige.

Disclaimer and copyright information:

The law firm Beckord & Niedlich Patentanwälte PartG mbB - as the provider of content according to German § 5 TMG - is responsible only for the provided “own content“. All content is regularly checked and updated. However, we do not claim, let alone guarantee, that the materials on this website are all-inclusive, correct, complete or up-to-date at all times. Furthermore, the materials on this website are for purposes of information only. They are not intended as and do not constitute legal advice and should not be acted on as such. Their presentation will not establish an attorney-client relationship and Beckord & Niedlich will not accept any responsibility or be held accountable for damage arising directly or indirectly from their use.

Beckord & Niedlich does not accept any responsibility for the content or design of any of the external links on our website The copyright to this website and its content belongs to and is to remain with the authors. All persons mentioned on this website herewith forbid any commercial use or circulation of their data (§ 28 BDSG).

Unless stated otherwise, images on this website were produced by “modern pictures“, Holzkirchen.
The image on this page was taken by Thekla John, Holzkirchen.
The image on the page “How to get to us from Munich airport“ (photographer: Stefan Gertheinrich, Warendorf) as well as the black-and-white images on the page “How to get to us by train“ by courtesy of www.pixelio.de.
The horse trailer product photo "Services" page was reproduced with kind permission of HorseArt.

Supervisory authorities and professional title:

The legal and professional titles “Patentanwalt“ and “European Patent Attorney“ were awarded by the Federal Republic of Germany and the European Patent Office, respectively. Legitimate use of the professional titles “European Trademark Attorney“ and “European Design Attorney“ has been obtained by registration in the list of professional representatives before the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Markethttp://oami.eu in accordance with Article 89 of the Directive (EC) No. 40/94 of the Council dated December 20, 1993 regarding the Community Trademark and in accordance with Article 78 of the Directive (EC) No. 6/2002 of the Council dated December 12, 2001 regarding the Community Design.

The competent supervisory authorities for German “Patentanwälte“ and European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorneys are:
D-80331 München
Tel.: +49-89-242278-0
Fax: +49-89-242278-24

European Patent Institute
Tal 29
D-80331 München
Postfach 26 01 12
D-80058 München
Tel.: +49-89-2017080
Fax: +49-89-2021548

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

Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte
FICPI Code of Conduct
Code of Professional Conduct of the EPI

Dispute Resolution:

The European Commission has established an internet platform for online dispute resolution (so called “ODR platform“).
You can access the ODR platform by following the link:

We are neither willing nor obliged to participate in alternative dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration tribunal.