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This is the joint website of the separate legal entities EIP Europe and EIP US.
EIP® and the EIP logo are registered trademarks used under license by EIP US and EIP Europe.
The use of the name "EIP" and words or phrases such as "firm", "law firm" or "international legal practice" is for convenience only and does not imply that all or any of such entities are in partnership together or accept responsibility for the acts or omissions of each other. Legal responsibility for the provision of services to clients is defined in engagement terms entered into between clients and the relevant EIP entity and these should be relied upon in determining liability for the services provided. Absent the explicit agreement and consent of both entities involved, no EIP entity is responsible for the acts or omissions of, nor has any authority to obligate or otherwise bind, any other EIP entity.
EIP Europe is a limited liability partnership regulated by IPREG and registered in England and Wales, with registration number OC345900 and VAT Registration No. GB 971 9863 63.
The Registered office of EIP Europe is at Fairfax House, 15 Fulwood Place, London WC1V 6HU. EIP Europe’s attorneys comprise UK, Netherlands and European patent and trade mark attorneys and UK Solicitors.
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7440 9510
Fascimile: +44 (0)20 7440 9511
IPREG’s code of conduct is available here.
EIP US is a limited liability partnership registered with the State Bar of Denver.
The principle offices of EIP US are located at 5445 DTC Parkway, Penthouse 4, Greenwood Village, Denver, Colorado 80111, USA. EIP US’s attorneys comprise US patent attorneys licenced to practice before the US Patent and Trade Mark Office.
Telephone: +1 720-845-6065
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EIP Europe – OC345900
Registered Addresses: Fairfax House, 15 Fulwood Place, London WC1V 6HU
VAT Number: GB 971 9863 63
EIP US is a Delaware limited liability partnership, qualified to do business in the State of California, and registered to practice law with the State Bar of California.
EIP is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
EIP may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is updated as of and effective from 13/06/18.
We may collect the following information:
We do not generally collect sensitive personal data.
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
The legal basis for this processing is that it is necessary for EIP’s legitimate interests, is proportionate, and will not be prejudicial or detrimental to you. You may contact us at any time to request that we do not contact you for the purposes of marketing. We will not keep your personal data longer than necessary for the purpose for which it is collected, although we may need to retain data for up to ten years after we cease providing services and products to you where necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes or enforce our terms and conditions.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Your information may be shared with partners, staff and consultants of EIP Europe. It may also be shared with partners, staff and consultants of EIP US, on the basis of a data transfer agreement entered into between EIP Europe and EIP US comprising standard data protection clauses approved by the Commission (known as 'Model Clauses').
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
You have the right to access information which we hold about you. If you so request, we shall provide you with a copy of your personal data which we are processing (“data subject access request”). We may refuse to comply with a subject access request if the request is manifestly unfounded or excessive or repetitive in nature.
You may also have the right to receive personal data which you have provided to us in a structured and commonly used format so that it can be transferred to another data controller (“data portability”). The right to data portability only applies where your personal data is processed by us with your consent or for the performance of a contract and when processing is carried out by automated means.
We want to make sure that your personal data is accurate and up to date. You have the right to have inaccurate personal data rectified, or completed if it is incomplete. You can update your details or change your privacy preferences by contacting us as provided in “Contacting us” above. We may refuse to comply with a request for rectification if the request is manifestly unfounded or excessive or repetitive.
You have the right to object at any time to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
You also have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your personal data which is based on our legitimate interests, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
You also have the following rights under data protection laws to request that we rectify your personal data which is inaccurate or incomplete.
In certain circumstances, you have the right to:
Please note that the above rights are not absolute and we may be entitled to refuse requests, wholly or partly, where exceptions under the applicable law apply. We may refuse a request for erasure, for example, where the processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation or necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. We may refuse to comply with a request for restriction if the request is manifestly unfounded or excessive or repetitive in nature.
Where we have reasonable doubts concerning the identity of the person making the request, we may request additional information necessary to confirm your identity.
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In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.
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