Franke & Partners pays special attention to the security and confidentiality of all documents obtained from our clients. For a safe electronic transmission of sensitive data, we recommend the prior encryption with PGP/GPG or any other suitable system.
The public key of our firm (2.048-bit RSA) can be found here.
Additionally, we are sending all communications to the patent offices exclusively by encrypted electronic transmission i.e. either using EPO online filing or DPMAdirect.
For the safe handling of inventions relating to state secrets, we take special measures. All of our attorneys and technical experts have completed a security clearance of the level "SECRET" and higher. Our attorney at law Dr. Bernd Franke has a security clearance of “TOP SECRET”.
In order to meet the highest safety standards while handling inventions in these fields, we offer our clients to carry out the necessary steps for protecting their inventions in the clients’ own premises. We will represent you before the relevant national authorities.