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Law firm:

Gramm, Lins & Partner
Patent- und Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB
Theodor-Heuss-Str. 1
38122 Braunschweig

Legal form:
Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB (partnership with limited professional liability)

Court of registration: Hanover Regional Court
Registration sheet: PR 200777
VAT ID: DE 114 888 952

Contact:
Tel.: +49 531 28140-0
Fax: +49 531 28140-28
E-mail: braunschweig@grammpatent.de

Partners authorized to represent the firm: Dr. Edgar Lins, Hanns-Peter Schrammek, Thorsten Rehmann, Dr. Martina Lins, Joachim Gerstein, Christian S. Drzymalla, Kai Stornebel, Dr. Stefan Risthaus, Dr. Rolf Kröncke, Dr.-Ing. Jan Plöger, Sebastian Aisch, Dr. Andreas Friedrich

Attorney authorization:
All of the patent attorneys and attorneys at law who work at Gramm, Lins & Partner are authorized to practice under German Law.

The attorneys at Gramm, Lins & Partner are members of the Braunschweig Bar Association, Lessingplatz 1, 38100 Braunschweig (www.rak-braunschweig.de).

The following professional rules of conduct apply to the attorneys: 

  • Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA; Professional Rules for Attorneys at Law)
  • Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO; Specialized Attorney Regulations)
  • Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG; Attorney Remuneration Law)
  • Professional rules for attorneys in the European Union (CCBE Code of Conduct)
  • Additional rules of professional conduct relating to the Geldwäschebekämpfungsgesetz (GwG; Money Laundering Act)

The professional rules of conduct for attorneys can be viewed and accessed in German and English at the website or the German Federal Chamber of Attorneys (www.brak.de) in the section entitled ‘Berufsrecht’.

The patent attorneys at Gramm, Lins & Partner are members of the Chamber of Patent Attorneys, Tal 29, 80331 Munich (www.patentanwalt.de) and members of the Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (www.ficpi.org).

The following professional rules of conduct apply to patent attorneys:

  • Berufsordnung der Patentanwälte (PatAnwO; Code of Professional Conduct for Patent Attorneys)
  • Additional rules of professional conduct relating to the Geldwäschebekämpfungsgesetz (GwG; Money Laundering Act)
  • Professional standards of the Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)

Gramm, Lins & Partner’s authorized representatives at the European Patent Office (European Patent Attorneys) are members of the epi (European Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (www.patentepi.com) and are subject to the epi Code of Professional Conduct.

The professional rules of conduct applying to patent attorneys and authorized representatives at the European Patent Office can be viewed at the websites of the Chamber of Patent Attorneys, the FICPI, and epi.

Professional liability insurance
Zurich Insurance plc, Germany Branch
Solmsstr. 27-37
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Territorial validity: worldwide.

Concept & Design:
propaganda.  Agentur für  Werbung GmbH, Braunschweig

Photography:
Heidrun Gramm, Braunschweig

Disclaimer:
This website is provided solely as information. It does not contain any legal advice or expert opinion. We do not accept any liability for any loss or disadvantage arising from using the information on this website.

We do not accept any liability for the content of linked websites. Responsibility for the content is borne exclusively by those operating such sites.

Thorsten Rehmann

Dipl.-Ing., LL.M.

QUALIFICATIONS

Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark & Design Attorney

OFFICE BRUNSWICK

Phone +49(0)531 28140-0
Fax +49(0)531 28140-28

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Main practice areas
  • Patent and utility model applications, in particular in the fields of general mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, wood technology, cutting engineering, packaging machines, packaging technology, materials-handling engineering, disposal and recycling technology
  • Registering trademarks and designs
  • Expert opinions on infringement matters
  • Patent, utility model, design, and trademark infringement disputes
  • Opposition proceedings
  • Nullity actions in patent and design matters
  • Utility model cancellation proceedings
  • Ancillary protection under competition law
  • License agreements
  • Laws on employees’ inventions
Professional career
1995 Partner
1993 Joined the law firm
1988 to 1993 Head of the Patents Department at Dürkopp Adler AG, Bielefeld
1988 Qualified as a European patent attorney
1987 Qualified as a patent attorney
1987 German Patent Office, German Federal Patent Court, Munich I Regional Court
1984 to 1986 Patents Department at FAG Kugelfischer KGaA, Schweinfurt
  Degree in mechanical engineering (RWTH Aachen) specializing in general machine engineering
Master of Laws (LL.M.)

 

Memberships
  • Federation of German Patent Attorneys (Board member)
  • Chairman of the Design Committee at the Chamber of Patent Attorneys
  • Patentanwaltsverein Niedersachsen / Bremen e.V. (Lower Saxony / Bremen Association of Patent Attorneys; Honorary Chairman)
  • Federation of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Germany (BVMW)
  • ECTA
  • EPLIT
  • FICPI
  • GRUR
  • IBWF
  • VPP
  • AIPPI
Lecturing
  • Lecturer at Braunschweig University of Arts, Faculty of Industrial Design
Publications
  • K.H. Rehmann / Th. Rehmann: “Ablauf des Verfahrens vor der International Trade Commision in den USA” (The International Trade Commission procedure in the US), in: Aspekte des gewerblichen, 1986, 197
  • Th. Rehmann / Dreiss: “Stellungnahme zum Referentenentwurf für ein Geschmacksmusterreformgesetz zum 12.06.2002“ (Opinion on the draft of the Design Reform Act per June 12, 2002), in: KRS 2002, 141
  • Th. Rehmann/Keussen: “Stellungnahme zum Vorschlag der EU-Kommission für eine Verordnung zur Durchführung der Verordnung über das Gemeinschaftsgeschmackmuster vom 27.03.2002“ (Opinion on the Commission proposal for a regulation on the implementation of the regulation on Community designs of March 27, 2002); KRS 2003, 63
  • Th. Rehmann: „Geschmacksmusterrecht“ (Design law), C.H. Beck 2004
  • Th. Rehmann; in: Eichmann/Kur (editor) „Designrecht“ (Design law), 2nd Edition, Nomos Verlag 2015
  • Th. Rehmann: “BPatG: Antrag auf Streitwertherabsetzung auch nach Urteil zulässig „ (BPatG: Admissibility of the request to reduce the amount of dispute after verdict), in: GRUR-Prax 2010, 441
  • Th. Rehmann “OLG Düsseldorf: Keine Kostenerstattung für aus dem Ausland anreisende Vertreter einer in Deutschland ansässigen Beklagten...“ (OLG Düsseldorf: No compensation of expenses for an attorney travelling from abroad to represent a defendant resident in Germany), in: GRUR-Prax 2011, 81
  • Th. Rehmann / Keussen: “Stellungnahme zum Vorschlag für eine Änderung des Geschmacksmustergesetzes„ (Opinion on the proposal for amending the Geschmacksmustergesetz (Design Act)), in: KRS 2011, 214
  • Th. Rehmann: “OLG Düsseldorf: Strenge Anforderungen an Erlass einer einstweiligen Verfügung wegen Gebrauchsmusterverletzung“ (OLG Düsseldorf: Strict requirements governing preliminary injunctions based on utility model infringements), in: GRUR-Prax 2012, 222
  • Th. Rehmann: “Das Geschmacksmustergesetz wird modernisiert“ (The Geschmacksmustergesetz (Design Act) is being modernized), in: GRUR-Prax 2013, 215
  • Th. Rehmann: “Die negative Feststellungsklage im Patentverletzungsprozess“ (Negative declaratory action in patent infringement proceedings), Master’s thesis, University of Hagen, 2013
  • Th. Rehmann: “Designrecht“ (Design law) 2nd edition, Verlag C.H. Beck, 2014
  • Th. Rehmann/Keussen: “Stellungnahme zu dem Referentenentwurf des Designgesetzes und weiterer Vorschriften des gewerblichen Rechtsschutzes“ (Opinion on the draft Design Act and other regulations governing the protection of intellectual property), in: KRS 2015, 166
  • Th. Rehmann: “Eingetragenes Gebrauchsmuster für einstweiliges Verfügungsverfahren tauglich“ (Registered utility model suitable for injunctive process), in: GRUR-Prax 2015, 60
  • Th. Rehmann: “OLG Karlsruhe: Erschöpfung bei Ersatzbedarf“ (OLG Karsruhe: Exhaustion in the case of replacement needs), in: GRUR-Prax 2016, 198
  • Th. Rehmann: “ BGH: Zur Frage der Berühmung im selbständigen Beweisverfahren“ (The question of arrogation of patent in independent evidence proceedings), in: GRUR-Prax 2018, 586
  • Th. Rehmann / Keussen: „Stellungnahme zum Referentenentwurf eines Gesetzes zur Stärkung des fairen Wettbewerbs" (Opinion on the draft Act to Strengthen Fair Competition), in: KRS 2018, 192
  • Th. Rehmann / Keussen: „Public Consultation Evaluation of EU legislation on design protection", KRS 2019, 107
  • Th. Rehmann: "EUIPO: Individual character of packaging with visible content", GRUR-Prax 2019, 384
Languages

German, English

QUALIFICATIONS

Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark & Design Attorney

OFFICE BRUNSWICK

Phone +49(0)531 28140-0
Fax +49(0)531 28140-28

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