1. Visiting the websites

When visiting the websites of IP2 Patentanwalts GmbH, the browser used on the terminal automatically sends information to the server of the website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded and stored until the automated deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • date and time of access,
  • Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) or Central European Time (CET) and time difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file (concrete page),
  • Access Status / HTTP status code
  • each transferred amount of data,
  • Website from which access is made (referrer URL),
  • the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of the computer as well as the name of the access provider
  • Language and version of the browser software.

The data processing is done to allow smooth connection of the website, use of the website, evaluation of system security and stability as well as administrative purposes.

For technical security, in particular to ward off attempts to attack the web server, this data is stored. After 80 days, the data will be anonymized so that it is no longer possible to establish a reference to individual users and deleted at the latest after statistical processing

Data recorded while accessing the website will only be transmitted to third parties if the Patent Attorney Chamber is required to do so by law or by court order, or if disclosure is required for legal or criminal prosecution in the event of attacks on the internet infrastructure. A transfer for other non-commercial or commercial purposes does not take place. The data will be processed solely for this purpose and in anonymized form for statistical purposes.

2. Cookies

When accessing these websites, cookies (small files) may be stored on the device, which are valid for the duration of the visit to the website. Most browsers are set to accept the use of cookies, but these features can be switched off for the current session or permanently through the corresponding setting in the Internet browser. Closing the browser automatically deletes these session cookies. However, switching off cookies completely may mean that not all features of the website can be used.

3. Active components

The information offered by IP2 Patentanwalts GmbH use Javascript. This function can be switched off through corresponding setting in the Internet browser.

4. Data processing when contacting

When contacted by users, the information provided by users is collected, processed and used for processing. Data processing for the purpose of establishing contact takes place on the basis of the voluntarily granted consent.

5. Disclosure of data

A transfer of personal data to third parties only takes place if the disclosure is necessary for the performance of the legal duties of IP2 Patentanwalts GmbH or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims or if there is a legal obligation or legally permissible and for the settlement of contractual relationships required or consent has been given.

6. Affected rights

Affected parties have, under the legal conditions, the right to information about the personal data concerned and to rectification, deletion or restriction of processing. Furthermore, in accordance with the legal requirements, data subjects have a right of objection to the processing, a right of revocation, insofar as the processing is based on a consent, as well as a right to complain to the supervisory authority.

7. Data security

Within the website visit, the popular SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method is used. In addition, suitable technical and organizational security measures are used to protect the data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. The security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

8. Links to websites of other providers

The online offer contains links to websites of other providers. IP2 Patentanwalts GmbH has no influence on the compliance of these providers with the data protection regulations.

9. Consent

By using the website or contacting, the user consents to the data processing described in this privacy policy.

Protection of minors: Persons under the age of 18 should not submit any personal data without the consent of their parents or guardians.

10. Updating and changing this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and is of April 2018.

Due to the further development of our website and offers or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current data protection declaration can be accessed at any time on the websites of IP2 Patentanwalts GmbH.

Name and contact details of the controller and the data protection officer of IP2 Patentanwalts GmbH

This privacy policy applies to data processing by:


Dr. Bernd Fabry

IP2 Patent Attorney GmbH,

Schlossstrasse 523-525,

41238 Mönchengladbach


Telephone: +49 (0) 2166 398 4655,

Fax: +49 (0) 2166 398 4650

Managing Director: Patent Attorney Dr. Bernd Fabry

The Data Protection Officer of the Patent Attorney Chamber can be contacted at the above address or at