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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.

Werner Gramm

Prof. Dipl.-Ing.

QUALIFICATIONS

Until 2009: Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark & Design Attorney

OFFICE BRUNSWICK

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

vCard of Werner Gramm to Download

Professional career
1978 Founding partner of the joint practice Gramm + Lins
1971 to 1977 Continuation of the law firm as sole proprietor
1967 Joined the law firm of the patent attorney Dr. Jooß, Braunschweig
1967 Qualified as a patent attorney
1964 to 1967 Trainee as a Patentassessor
  General Manager of Flakeboard Co., New Brunswick, Canada
  Management assistant with Bähre Metallwerk KG, Springe
  Assistant engineer with the German merchant navy
  Degree in mechanical engineering (Technical University of Hannover) specializing in general machine engineering

 

Memberships

Former Associate judge in the Senate for Patent Attorney Matters of the German Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe (since 1983); long-standing member of the Expert Commission on Intellectual Property Protection of the German Federal Ministry of Justice (since 1976); former member of the Federation of German Patent Attorneys, GRUR and AIPPI

Lecturing
  • Lecturer from 1972 to 2002 and honorary professor from 1980 to 2002 for protection of intellectual property at the Technical University of Braunschweig
Publications
  • Gramm: ‘Problems of internal priority’, GRUR 80, 954
  • Gramm: ‘Problems of persons seeking legal protection before the courts of intellectual property protection’, GRUR 81,465
  • Gramm, Lins: ‘One claim - one priority?’, GRUR Int. 83, 634
  • Gramm: Commentary on the German Federal Court of Justice decision on ‘Settling device’, GRUR 83, 497
  • Gramm: ‘Industrial applicability’, GRUR 84, 761
  • Gramm: ‘The subject matter of a utility model under the Act amending the Utility Model Act’, GRUR 85, 650
  • Gramm: Commentary on the German Federal Court of Justice decision on ‘Brick molding II’, GRUR 85, 871
  • Gramm: ‘Self-protection against thieves of ideas’, IHK-Information 12-85, Koblenz chamber of industry and commerce, 15
  • Gramm: Commentary on the German Federal Court of Justice decision on ‘Abfördereinrichtung für Schüttgut’ (Bulk material discharge and transport device), GRUR 86, 798
  • Gramm: Notes on an article by Roland, Research transfer: Who owns the results of university research, GRUR 87, 864
  • Gramm: ‘The court expert as assistant to the judge in nullity appeal proceedings and in patent infringement litigation’, Commemorative publication for Preu 1988, 141
  • Gramm: ‘The new utility model - securing the market position for small and medium-sized enterprises’, Report on the panel discussion in Mitt. 89, 110
  • Gramm: ‘The meaning of task and objective of invention in patent law’, VPP circular 1990, II, 9
  • Gramm: ‘Problems of the patent granting procedure’, article in Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht in Deutschland (Protection of Intellectual Property and Copyright in Germany) - Commemorative publication the 10th anniversary, 1991
  • Gramm: ‘The patent license in the Prolongation Act’, Commemorative publication for Nirk 1992, 393
  • Gramm: ‘Patent infringement litigation’, selected questions on procedural and patent law, VPP 12/93, 82
  • Gramm: ‘The state of the art and expert knowledge’, GRUR 1998, 240
  • Gramm: ‘From ‘Drillmaschine’ (seed drill) to ‘Räumschild’ (rake blade): scope and dependence reflected in court rulings’, GRUR 2001, 926
  • Gramm: ‘The overall impression of word-device marks reflected in court rulings’, C.H. Beck, Bopp/Tilman Commemorative publication for Horst Helm, 2002, p.165
Languages

German, English

QUALIFICATIONS

Until 2009: Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark & Design Attorney

OFFICE BRUNSWICK

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

vCard of Werner Gramm to Download