Imprint and Legal Notice

Burhop & Eelbo Patentanwälte PartG mbB 

Alter Wall 32, 20457 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 / 609 2222 4 
Fx: +49 40 / 609 2222 5


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Burhop & Eelbo Patentanwälte PartG mbB is a partnership with limited professional liability established under the German Partnerships Act (Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz – PartGG).

Partners: Johannes Burhop, Dr. Thomas Eelbo

Registration: Hamburg local court, PR 1389

Responsible for the content according to Sect. 55, paragraph 2 RStV:
Johannes Burhop


Johannes Burhop and Dr. Thomas Eelbo are admitted in the Federal Republic of Germany as Patent Attorneys. Johannes Burhop is admitted before the European Union Intellectual Property Office as European Trademark and Design Attorney.


Johannes Burhop and Thomas Eelbo are members of the German Patent Attorneys Association and the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).

Professional Liability Insurance

Johannes Burhop and Dr. Thomas Eelbo are covered by a professional liability insurance policy with R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG, Raiffeisenplatz 1, 65189 Wiesbaden. Geographical coverage: worldwide.

The competent authority:

German Patent Attorneys Association 
Tal 29, 80331 Munich
Phone: +49 89 24 22 78 0
Fax: +49 89 24 22 78 24

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
Avenida de Europa, 5
03008 Alicante
Phone: +34 96 513 9100
Fax: +34 96 513 1344

Rules of Professional Conduct

For patent attorneys admitted in Germany, the following professional rules apply:


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Picture credits

Titel: “Sunset at the city hall in Hamburg, Germany”, Urheber: Michael Abid (Mapics/