Information under the Provision of Services Regulations 2009
Business Name: HGF SAS
Legal Status: HGF SAS is a limited company incorporated in France under number 899 375 554.
Contact details and Registered Office:
Chez Regus – Rennes Cesson, Rue Claude Chappe, 35510 Cesson Sévigné, France
Telephone: +33 (0)256 855 929
Email: [email protected]
VAT: TVA intracommunautaire FR88899375554.
Members: A list of members of HGF SAS is displayed at our registered office. Click for further information on our people and their professional qualifications.
HGF France SAS is regulated by the Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle (INPI). Details of the professional rules for registered Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (French patent and trademark attorneys) are in the French Intellectual Property Code and on the CNCPI’s and INPI’s websites.
Our Conseils en Propriété Industrielle are registered at the INPI, and are members of the Compagnie Nationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (CNCPI) and are subject to the professional rules stipulated by the French Intellectual Property Code, INPI and CNCPI code of conduct, as well as the FICPI (Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle) Code of Professional Conduct.
Our European patent attorneys are regulated by the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi). Details of their professional rules can be found on the epi’s website. The epi Code of Conduct is here and its Regulation on Discipline is here.
A copy of our Terms of Business is available here.
Where a client instructs HGF SAS to perform services on its behalf, those services will be provided under these Terms of Business, subject to any agreement or variation in writing between us and our client.
Where we instruct a third party supplier to provide professional services on behalf of a client of HGF SAS, the Terms of Instruction available here shall apply to the relationship, subject to any agreement or variation in writing between us and our supplier.
Where we instruct a third party supplier to provide support services to HGF SAS, the Terms of Instruction available here shall apply to the relationship, subject to any agreement or variation in writing between us and our supplier.
We strive to meet our clients’ expectations, but inevitably we will not always achieve that and we have a Complaints Policy, and associated procedure, for dealing with any complaints that a client may have. Our policy can be found here.
HGF SAS has insurance that extends to acts and omissions wherever they occur in the world. Our limit of liability is commensurate with a firm of our standing. Further details are available on request. Our insurer is Pamia Limited, whose address is 90 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 4ST. A link to their website is here.
HGF SAS has a zero-tolerance policy towards bribery and corruption, both within HGF and with respect to our clients and suppliers. Our policy is here.
HGF SAS has a zero-tolerance policy towards the issue of modern slavery and trafficking of people, both within HGF and with respect to our clients and suppliers. Our policy is here.
HGF’s annual statement of our actions to minimise the risk of exploitation of people occurring within HGF or our supply chain is here.
To ensure that our people are not afraid to expose any wrong-doing that might occur within HGF, we have a policy to handle that issue, which can be found here.
The materials provided on this website are for general information purposes only and are not legal advice. HGF SAS does not accept any liability for any loss or harm arising from your reliance on this general information. You must seek appropriate advice from your own lawyers and other advisers.