Partner/Owner
Representative before the EPO

Employment test 11 - 50 employees
Company dna e blum and co ag
operating since 1878
Headquarter in Zurich and 1 office
active in Legal Services, IP Consulting, and IP Portfolio Processing

Kurt Sutter has worked on the following 70 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

EP10707430

OPTICAL DETERMINATION OF BLOOD PERFUSION AND SIMILAR PARAMETERS

IPC classification:
A61B 5/00
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12001813

Household appliance with water tank and condensate supply

IPC classification:
D06F 39/08, D06F 49/08
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13000422

Laundry treatment cabinet with clothes hangers

IPC classification:
D06F 58/10, D06F 58/14, D06F 59/02
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13001266

Laundry treatment apparatus with connectable filter

IPC classification:
D06F 58/22
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13002394

Laundry treatment cabinet

IPC classification:
D06F 58/10
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13000420

Household appliance with catalytic cleaning

IPC classification:
D06F 58/10, D06F 58/20, D06F 58/28, F24C 15/20, F24C 15/32
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13000419

Laundry treatment cabinet

IPC classification:
D06F 58/10, D06F 58/20
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13405022

Portable sensor device with a gas sensor and method for operating the same

IPC classification:
H04W 52/02
Applicant:
Sensirion AG
Applicant:
Sensirion Holding AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13405019

CMOS gas sensor and method for manufacturing the same

IPC classification:
G01N 27/12
Applicant:
Sensirion AG
Applicant:
Sensirion Holding AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13405020

Gas sensor with temperature control

IPC classification:
G01N 27/12, G01N 33/00
Applicant:
Sensirion AG
Applicant:
Sensirion Holding AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12008153

Baking oven with bottom heat and hot air

IPC classification:
F24C 15/32
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11773662

SYSTEM FOR NONINVASIVE OPTICAL MEASUREMENTS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL PROPERTIES IN TISSUE

IPC classification:
A61B 5/1455
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13001166

Method for winding and cleaning a yarn

IPC classification:
B65H 51/20, B65H 51/22, B65H 54/71, B65H 63/06, B65H 69/06
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13001268

Multi-temperature CMOS gas sensor

IPC classification:
G01N 27/12, G01N 27/27, G01N 33/00
Applicant:
Sensirion AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14002171

Laundry dryer with lint filter cleaning with integrated stop valve

IPC classification:
D06F 58/22, D06F 58/28
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14002170

Laundry dryer with lint filter cleaning device

IPC classification:
D06F 58/02, D06F 58/22
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12006824

Stationary holder for desiccation material in a laundry dryer with rotatable drying drum

IPC classification:
D06F 58/04, D06F 95/00
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14001927

Device for handling petri dishes

IPC classification:
B25J 9/00, C12M 1/00, C12M 1/22, C12M 1/26, G01N 35/00
Applicant:
Liconic AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14000556

Security document with optical waveguide

IPC classification:
B42D 15/00, B42D 25/00, B42D 25/29, B42D 25/355, G02B 6/00, G02B 6/34, G07D 7/12
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12008284

Storage cartridge for laboratory objects

IPC classification:
F25D 3/10
Applicant:
Liconic AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11705426

INPUT DEVICE WITH ELASTIC MEMBRANE

IPC classification:
G05G 9/047, G06F 3/033, H01L 41/09, H01L 41/113
Applicant:
Optotune AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13405021

Diffusion based metal oxide gas sensor

IPC classification:
G01N 27/12, G01N 33/00
Applicant:
Sensirion AG
Applicant:
Sensirion Holding AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13405014

Membrane-based sensor device and method for manufacturing the same

IPC classification:
B81B 7/00, B81C 1/00, G01F 1/684, G01N 27/12
Applicant:
Sensirion AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11730874

SUSPENSION DEVICE WITH EXTENSION ARM FOR FLAGS

IPC classification:
G09F 15/00, G09F 17/00
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14001765

Dishwasher with cooled tub wall

IPC classification:
A47L 15/48
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14001471

Microwave oven with load balancing in the high voltage generator

IPC classification:
H05B 6/66, H05B 6/68
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14001470

Microwave oven with fluctuation controlled heating power

IPC classification:
H05B 6/68
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14001469

Microwave oven with delayed activation of high voltage

IPC classification:
H05B 6/68
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14003928

Refrigerator, in particular domestic refrigerator, with multiple temperature zones and temperature control

IPC classification:
F25D 11/02, F25D 17/04, F25D 17/08
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14004086

Refrigeration device with condensation protection

IPC classification:
F25D 21/04, F25D 23/00, F25D 23/10
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP15000633

Washing machine with storage containers for detergents

IPC classification:
D06F 39/02
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12775122

SECURITY DOCUMENT WITH MICROPERFORATIONS

IPC classification:
G07D 7/12, G07D 7/20
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11721701

ADJUSTABLE OPTICAL LENS

IPC classification:
G02B 3/14
Applicant:
Optotune AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Agent:
Schulz Junghans Patentanwälte PartGmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP10775691

VARIABLE FOCUS LENS HAVING TWO LIQUID CHAMBERS

IPC classification:
G02B 3/14, G02B 26/02
Applicant:
Optotune AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Agent:
Schulz Junghans Patentanwälte PartGmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12816434

SECURITY DOCUMENT WITH SECURITY FEATURE

IPC classification:
B42D 25/00, B42D 25/485
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP15002600

WASHING MACHINE WITH IMBALANCE COMPENSATION COMPRISING HELICAL CONTAINERS

IPC classification:
D06F 37/22
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15001601

INCUBATOR WITH CONTROLLED ILLUMINATION

IPC classification:
C12M 1/00, C12M 3/00
Applicant:
Liconic AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13000421

Laundry treatment cabinet

IPC classification:
D06F 58/10, D06F 58/20
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14002419

Heater structure for a sensor device

IPC classification:
G01N 27/12
Applicant:
Sensirion AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP10755077

ILLUMINATION SOURCE WITH VARIABLE DIVERGENCE

IPC classification:
F21K 99/00, F21V 5/00, F21V 5/04, F21V 7/00, F21V 13/12, F21V 14/06, F21V 17/02, F21Y 105/00, G02B 3/14, G02B 19/00
Applicant:
Optotune AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Agent:
Schulz Junghans Patentanwälte PartGmbB
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP15002720

LOW-TEMPERATURE STORAGE DEVICE WITH CASSETTE HANDLER

IPC classification:
F25D 13/06, F25D 25/04
Applicant:
Liconic AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14003420

Semiconductor chip

IPC classification:
H01L 21/78, H01L 23/00, H01L 23/58
Applicant:
Sensirion AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP10730035

SECURITY DOCUMENT WITH HOLOGRAPHIC FOIL AND PRINTED MACHINE-READABLE MARKINGS

IPC classification:
B42D 25/328, G03H 1/00, G09F 3/00
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15002719

LOW-TEMPERATURE STORAGE DEVICE WITH ROTATING LOCK CHAMBER

IPC classification:
F25D 13/06, F25D 25/04
Applicant:
Liconic AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12008522

Domestic fume extractor with four parallel filter panels

IPC classification:
F24C 15/20
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15003475

WASHING MACHINE WITH IMBALANCE COMPENSATION

IPC classification:
D06F 37/06, D06F 37/20, D06F 37/22
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15003358

ILLUMINATION IN A COOKING DEVICE

IPC classification:
F24C 15/00
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP09798864

SECURITY DOCUMENT WITH OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE

IPC classification:
B42D 25/346, B42D 25/355, G02B 6/00, G07D 7/12
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP16001336

HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE WITH TOUCH-SENSITIVE DISPLAY

IPC classification:
A47L 15/42, D06F 39/00
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14781048

PERISTALTIC PUMP AND PUMPING METHOD, IN PARTICULAR FOR USE AS IMPLANT

IPC classification:
F04B 15/00, F04B 17/00, F04B 43/02, F04B 43/06
Applicant:
ETH Transfer
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12004765

Device for determining the wear on a carbon ceramic brake disc

IPC classification:
G01N 27/80, G01N 27/90
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP10708087

WEARABLE SENSOR DEVICE

IPC classification:
A41D 20/00, A44C 5/00, A61B 5/053, G04B 37/00, G04G 17/00
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13811766

SECURITY DOCUMENT WITH INVISIBLE MARKING

IPC classification:
B42D 15/00
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14821038

SECURITY DEVICE FOR SECURITY DOCUMENT

IPC classification:
B42D 25/351
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14821037

SECURITY DEVICE FOR SECURITY DOCUMENT

IPC classification:
B42D 25/351
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15001946

LAUNDRY DRYER WITH LINT FILTER CARTRIDGE

IPC classification:
D06F 25/00, D06F 58/20, D06F 58/22
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16174498

VACUUM DEVICE WITH CONTAINER SUPPORT

IPC classification:
B65B 31/02, B65B 51/14, B65B 59/00
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
Examination is in progress
EP16174507

VACUUM DEVICE WITH WELDED BEAM COVER

IPC classification:
B65B 31/02, B65B 51/14, B65B 59/00, B65B 59/04
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP12004268

Method for cooking a food item using steam

IPC classification:
A21B 1/40, A47J 27/04, A47J 27/16, G05D 23/19
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12003636

Household appliance with door and handle

IPC classification:
A47L 15/42, F24C 15/02
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP16174562

WASHING MACHINE WITH COOLING CYCLE

IPC classification:
D06F 33/02, D06F 39/00, D06F 39/04, D06F 39/08, F25B 13/00
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP14722078

SECURITY DEVICE FOR SECURITY DOCUMENT

IPC classification:
B42D 25/30, B42D 25/342, B42D 25/351, B42D 25/45, B44F 1/08, G07D 7/06, G07D 7/12
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP17000073

LAUNDRY DRIER WITH WATER SUPPLY

IPC classification:
D06F 58/22, D06F 58/24
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15730381

MEASURING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL MEASUREMENT OF AN ORAL CAVITY

IPC classification:
A61C 9/00, A61C 19/04
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16002276

COOLING DEVICE WITH SEVERAL TEMPERATURE ZONES

IPC classification:
F25D 17/06
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP16205248

DEVICE FOR DETERMINING THE WEAR ON A CARBON CERAMIC BRAKE DISC

IPC classification:
G01N 27/80, G01N 27/90
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15760077

COOLING APPLIANCE WITH SELECTABLE NOISE EMISSIONS

IPC classification:
F25B 49/02
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16000138

GAS SENSOR WITH BRIDGE STRUCTURE

IPC classification:
G01N 27/12
Applicant:
Sensirion AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
The application has been published
EP17000001

COOLING CABINET SHELF WITH SPRING ELEMENT

IPC classification:
F25D 23/06, F25D 25/02
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
The application has been published
EP17000495

HOOD DISHWASHER FOR HOLDING MULTIPLE DISH TRAYS

IPC classification:
A47L 15/00
Applicant:
V-Zug AG
Agent:
Kurt Sutter, E. Blum & Co. AG
Status:
The application has been published

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