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Data Protection Policy

The law firm Müller Schupfner & Partner protects the privacy of users of our website. The following overview explains how we handle personal data that arises in connection with the use of our Internet pages.

Scope of privacy policy

This privacy policy applies to all websites responsible by Müller Schupfner & Partner. Insofar as our internet pages contain links to external sources. The data protection declaration does not extend to those links. Müller Schupfner & Partner guarantees the confidentiality of your personal data and processes your data in accordance with the current data protection regulations (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation – “DSGVO”) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (“BDSG”) of 25 May 2018).

Company data protection officer

This privacy policy applies to data processing by the elected responsible person:

Müller Schupfner & Partner Patent and Lawyer Partnership mbB
Bavariaring 11
D-80336 Munich
(“Müller Schupfner & Partner”)

The company data protection officer can be reached at the provided address above, attention of. Mr. Clemens Bauer and via Email

Collection and storage of personal data

When visting our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • Website from which access is made (referrer URL),

used browser and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

Nature and purpose of the use of personal data

The data provided will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection to our website,
  • ensuring comfortable use of our website, and
  • for further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. We are not using the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you. In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when visiting our website.

Disclosure of data

A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below will not take place. We only share your personal information with third parties if:

  • You inform us in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sent. 1 lit. a DSGVO and have given your express consent to this
  • the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominantly legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
  • in the event that disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1lit. c DSGVO is a legal obligation, as well
  • this is legally permissible and according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DSGVO is required for the settlement of contractual relationships with you.


On our website we use so-called cookies. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and that are stored on your device (PC, laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not harm your device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software. Cookie information are stored, each resulting in connection with the specific terminal used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity. The purpose of using cookies is, to make the use of our website more pleasant for you. The data processed by cookies are for the purposes mentioned in order to safeguard our legitimate interests as well as third parties according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO required. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or always a hint appears before a new cookie is created. However, disabling cookies completely may mean that you cannot use all features of our website.

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Your Rights

As an affected person you have the right:

  • To request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, we can provide information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been disclosed, the planned retention period, the right to rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a complaint right, the origin of their data, if not collected from us, as well as the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information about their details (Art. 15 GDPR);
  • promptly request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored with us (Art. 16 GDPR);
  • to require the deletion of your personal data stored with us, unless the processing is required to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims (Art. 17 GDPR);
  • to require the limitation of the processing of your personal data, as far as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you reject their deletion and we no longer need the data, but you need this for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims (Art. 18 DSGVO) or you have objected to the processing (Art. 21 GDPR);
  • to receive your personal data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible (Art. 20 GDPR);
  • to revoke your once given consent against us at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future (Article 7 (3) GDPR); and
  • to complain to a regulatory authority. As a rule, you can turn to the regulatory authority of your place of residence or work or our office (Art. 77 DSGVO).

Right to objection

If your personal data is based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct mail. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which has to be implemented by us without further specification of your situation. If you would like to make use of your right of withdrawal or opposition

an e-mail suffices to

Data Security

Müller Schupfner & Partner uses appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. The safety precautions are adapted to the current state of the art in a timely manner.

Updating the privacy policy

This data protection declaration is currently valid as of May 2018. Should our Internet procedure change or the Internet and IT security technology continue to evolve, this Privacy Policy will be updated. By using the website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.