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Professional Organisations – Codes of Conduct :


The French Industrial Property Attorneys (« Conseils en Propriété Industrielle ») are subject to the Code of Conduct of the French Industrial Property Attorneys. They are members of the Compagnie Nationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle CNCPI (


The European Patent Attorneys are members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi - and are subject to the Code of Conduct of the epi as well as the Regulation on Discipline by the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation.


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In accordance with article L.422-11 of the Intellectual Property Code and article 12.3 of the NAIPC rules of procedure, Ex MATERIA is bound by professional secrecy. This secrecy extends to legal opinions addressed to or intended for the Principal, to information and documents exchanged with the Principal, a colleague or attorney, to notes of interviews and, more generally, to all elements of any file related to a Service.


 In this respect, EX MATERIA agrees to treat as confidential all documents and information entrusted to it by each of its Principals and to disclose their content to no third party other than those consultants or advisers. It should however be noted that EX MATERIA does not violate professional secrecy when duly authorised by applicable law, including article 226-14 of the French Penal Code, and for the purpose of its own defence.


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For the work accomplished by EX MATERIA, liability insurance policies have been taken out.


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