Act to Amend the Act to Reform the Professional Law of Attorneys-at-Law and Patent Attorneys
to Amend the Law to Reform
the Profess.ional Law of Attorneys-at"law and Patent Attorneys
of 17 December 1999
The Federal Parliamen.t [Bundestag] has adopted the following Law:
The Law to Amend the Law to '-Reform th~ Professional Law of Attomey~":at-Ia~ and Patent Attorneys of 2-~eptember 1994 (Federal La~ Gazette .I.p. 2278) shall be am.ended as follows:
2, Article 14 shall be worded as follows:
Amendment 'of the Trade Mark Law
Section 140 subsection 3 of the Trade Mark Law c:>f 25 October 1994 (Federal Law -Gazette' I p. 308?,' 1995 I p. 156), last amended by Article 5 of the Law of·16 j~ly 1998
(Federal Law Gazette I p. 1827) shall be worded as follows:'
"(3) If a.n appeal 6n points,ot' fact and law is filed in respect of-a decision by a cOClrt with competence for litigation concerning' signs, the parties may also be repre~ented before the appellate court by attorneys-at-law a'dmittedt'o practice in the Higher District Court [Oberlandesgericht] before' which the appeal, in the absence of a designation under s~bsection (2), would be heard," ,
This Act shall ent~r into force on the day following promulgation.
The constitutional rights of the Federal Council [BimdesraO have been heeded. The above Law is hereby executed and promulgated in the Federal Law,"(3azette.
|Berlin, 17 December 1'999|
The Federal Minister of Justice,