Data Protection Policy

This page contains important information on the subject of personal data processing when using our website.

Personal data obtained when you visit our website,, is collected, processed and used. Augspurger Tesch Friderichs Patent Attorneys and Attorneys-at-Law PartG mbB is responsible in accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act and is the provider in accordance with the German Telemedia Act. Our firm’s address and other relevant information may be found under "Imprint".

Naturally we take the protection of your personal data very seriously and we comply with personal data security regulations wherever necessary. We only collect, process, and use personal data once you have given your consent or as regulations permit. Our site contains links to other sites, the contents of which are the sole responsibility of the operator and not ours. In addition, we have no control over to what extent linked websites observe data protection regulations. 

Personal Data Collection, Processing and Use

It is generally possible to visit our website without providing personal data. When you access our website, your browser sends certain information to our server. Specifically, the following data is collected and stored in so-called log-files every time you call up one of our pages:

// Date and time of your visit

// Browser type and version

// Operation system type and version

// If you’re following a link to our website, the last URL you visited may be recorded

// Page and/or name of the file you’ve called up

// Notification on whether search was successful

No conclusions about you personally can be drawn from this data and it will not be merged with other data sources.

We only collect personal data, i.e., details on personal and material circumstances which make it possible to identify an individual, if you willingly disclose this to us. If you do consent, just your first and last name, company name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and/or fax number are stored.

Personal Data Use and Sharing

We use personal data you disclose to us for processing requested legal services as well as to send information on our intellectual property law services by post.

We only share your personal data if we have your express consent, or if we are required to by law, or if we are asserting our rights, particularly if we are defending a legal claim resulting from our client-lawyer contractual relationship.

Right to Withdraw Consent and Deletion of Personal Data

You may withdraw your consent to future use and processing of your personal data at any time, just send us a brief letter, fax or an e-mail. Your stored personal data will be deleted once you revoke your consent or once the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled, provided no legal, official or contractual data retention obligations exist. If data retention is necessary, your data will be barred for further use until it may legally be deleted. If you would like to withdraw your consent, or if you have any further questions on how your personal data is being used, please contact us at

Right to Information

Please contact us at any time should you have a question about your stored data. We’ll also be happy to make any necessary corrections. 

Use of Cookies

Cookies are data files placed on your device when you call up our website. If, at a later time, you visit more of our site pages, the contents of the cookies are transmitted to us. We use cookies, but we don’t analyze the contents. These cookies are stored in a file that belongs to the browser you use. We don’t merge cookie data with other data so as to be able to draw conclusions concerning your identity. You can set your browser to either save certain cookies or none at all. However, by turning cookies off, you may not be able to take full advantage of all our website features and some parts of the website may not function properly. You can also delete cookies that have been saved. At what point in time the cookies are actually deleted from your device depends on your browser setting. Consult your browser user guide for more information.