Geitz Patent Attorneys PartG mbB
Obere Wässere 3-7
72764 Reutlingen, Germany

T +49 7121 9943960
F +49 7121 9943960

Sales tax identification number/VAT-No: DE 200848840

The law firm Geitz Patentanwälte PartG mbB is a partnership company with limited professional liability. The partnership is registered under the number PR 721192 in the partnership register of Stuttgart Local Court.

Partners of the company and responsible for the content of this page are

Dipl.-Ing. Holger Geitz (until 30.06.2023)
Dr.-Ing. Frank Truckenmüller
Dipl.-Phys. Silvia Lucht
Dipl.-Ing. Niko Christ

All professionals of the firm are covered by professional indemnity insurance with worldwide coverage with Zurich Insurance plc NfD, 53287 Bonn.


All partners of the law firm Geitz Patentanwälte PartG mbB are authorised to represent alone before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), the Federal Patent Court (BPatG), the Federal Plant Variety Office in all matters of plant variety protection, in proceedings concerning the declaration of invalidity or revocation of a patent or supplementary protection certificate before the Federal Court of Justice (BGH), the European Patent Office (EPO), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), as well as the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

In legal disputes in which a claim is asserted based on one of the legal relationships regulated by the Patent Act, the Utility Model Act, the Semiconductor Protection Act, the Trade Mark Act, the Design Act, the Employee Inventions Act or the Plant Variety Protection Act, as well as in appeal proceedings against decisions of the Appeals Divisions of the Federal Patent Court, the patent attorney shall represent before the competent courts in recognised dual representation together with a lawyer. The same shall apply to all legal disputes in which a question is of importance which concerns an industrial property right, design or registered design, a data processing programme, an unprotected invention or other technical achievement, a plant variety right, or an unprotected achievement in the field of plant breeding which enriches plant cultivation, or insofar as a legal question directly connected with such a question is of importance for the decision.


In all cases, the representation explained above is subject to the professional rules of the Patent Attorneys’ Act (BGBl. I 1966, p. 557), the Professional Code of Conduct for Patent Attorneys (Mitt. 1997, 243 et seq.); the FICPI Rules of Professional Conduct (available at and the epi’s Code of Ethics (epi-Information 2/2001, p. 75, available at The partners of Geitz Patentanwälte PartG mbB are entitled to use the professional titles Patentanwalt bzw. Patentanwältin and the professional title European Patent Attorney acquired before the European Patent Office. All partners are members of the corresponding professional associations, i.e. the Chamber of Patent Attorneys and the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi).

Contact details:

Tal 29
80331 München

T +49 89 2422780
F +49 89 24227824

Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi)
Bayerstraße 83
80335 München

T +49 89 2420520
F +49 89 24205220


The European Commission provides an online dispute resolution (ODR) platform on the basis of REGULATION (EU) No 524/2013 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 21 May 2013 on the online settlement of consumer disputes and amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 of 09.01.2016.

You can find the platform at

We do not participate in this dispute resolution procedure, which takes place before a consumer arbitration board according to this regulation. There is no obligation to participate in such arbitration proceedings.