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horak Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB (transl. Horak Attorneys at Law) is a partnership in accordance with the German Partnership Companies Act (Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz), registered in the partnership register of the local court of Hanover under the No. PR 200554.


Attorney-at-law, graduate engineer –  Michael Horak, LL.M.
Attorney-at-law – Julia Ziegeler

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horak Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Professional Title and Relevant Chamber

The attorneys of the law office are authorized by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the bar associations of Celle (Bahnhofstraße 5, 29221 Celle, info(at)rakcelle(dot)de,

Mr. Horak is a member and chairman of the Committee for Industrial Property Protection of the Chambers of Lawyers in Celle, Braunschweig and Oldenburg. The patent attorneys are admitted at the Chartered Institute of Patent Agents (Patentanwaltskammer) in Munich (Tal 29, 80331 München, dpak(at)patentanwalt(dot)de,

Value Added Tax Identification Number (Section 27a of the German Value Added Tax Act – UStG)

USt-ID-Nr. DE284516037

Professional Liability Insurance

HDI Versicherung AG
HDI-Platz 1
30659 Hannover

Territorial Scope: States of the European Union

Professional Regulations

The following professional regulations apply:

  • Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO),
  • Berufsordnung (BORA),
  • Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO),
  • Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG),
  • Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Union (CCBE),

The professional regulations can be viewed and accessed in German and English on the homepage of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers ( under the headings „Berufsrecht“.

The following professional rules apply to German patent attorneys:

Out-of-Court Settlement of Disputes

In the event of disputes between our attorneys and the clients, it is possible, upon request, to settle disputes out of court with the regional bar association in Celle (pursuant to Section 73 Paragraph 2 No. 3 in conjunction with Section 73 Paragraph 5 BRAO) or with the conciliation body of the legal profession (Section 191 f BRAO) with the Federal Bar Association, which can be found on the online Homepage of the Federal Bar Association (www., e-mail: schlichtungsstelle(at)brak(dot)de).

Platform of the EU for extrajudicial online dispute resolution: horak Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB is not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.


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