Geskes Patent- und Rechtsanwälte is an individual law office managed by its owner, Patent Attorney Dr. Christoph Geskes.
Patent attorneys are licensed to practice in Germany, and they are members of the German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (www.patentanwalt.de). Moreover, Dr. Geskes is licensed to act before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) (trademarks, designs, models), which handles Community trademarks and Community designs, and he is admitted Representative at the European Patent Office (www.epo.org). As an admitted representative at the European Patent Office, Dr. Geskes is a member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (www.patentepi.com).
The professional practice of German Patent Attorneys is subject to the German Patent Attorney Code (Patentanwaltsordnung - BGBl. I 1966, page 557, last amendment BGBl. I 2001, page 3656), the Professional Regulations of German Patent Attorneys, the FICPI Professional Code and the Code of Professional Conduct of the EPI (epi-information 2/2001, page 75). The Attorneys-at-Law employed with Geskes Patent- und Rechtsanwälte, are licensed in the Federal Republic of Germany and members of the Cologne Bar Association, residing at Riehlerstr. 30, 50668 Köln. The professional regulations for attorneys-at-law (www.brak.de) are stipulated particularly in the German Federal Lawyers' Act, the German Attorneys Remuneration Act (RVG) as well as in the Professional Code for Attorneys-at-Law.