Representative before the EPO

Employment test 1 - 10 employees
Company dna keller and partner patentanwalte ag
operating since 1957
Headquarter in Bern and 1 office
active in Legal Services

Philipp Michael Rüfenacht has worked on the following 77 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

EP11736253

SPINAL FACET COMPRESSION SCREW WITH VARIABLE PITCH THREAD ZONES AND BUTTRESS HEAD

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70, A61B 17/86
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11405336

Sweeping broom apparatus with air blast system

IPC classification:
E01H 1/05, E01H 5/09
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11405333

Industrial robot with parallel kinematics and method for controlling such a robot

IPC classification:
B25J 17/02
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12703429

BRUSH HEAD

IPC classification:
A46B 9/04, A46D 1/00, A61C 17/22
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11405291

Double-circuit power plant

IPC classification:
F03B 17/00, F03B 17/02, F04F 1/18
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12720075

SCORING AND BREAKING-UP OF LAYERS OF BLACK ICE

IPC classification:
E01H 5/10
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12405104

Three-dimensional body

IPC classification:
B01F 5/06, B29C 67/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11405348

Method and apparatus for determining a mobility of ions

IPC classification:
G01N 27/62, G06F 17/00, H01J 49/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11405373

Pressing assembly for reforming flat workpieces

IPC classification:
B21D 22/00, B30B 15/14
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12405113

Furniture with movable furniture part

IPC classification:
A47B 9/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12405008

Vertical axis wind turbine

IPC classification:
F03D 3/02, F03D 3/04
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12405096

Automatic heel device for a ski binding

IPC classification:
A63C 9/00, A63C 9/08, A63C 9/084, A63C 9/085, A63C 9/086
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12405094

Battery with precisely positioned construction

IPC classification:
H01M 2/02, H01M 2/18, H01M 10/04, H01M 10/0525, H01M 10/0585, H01M 10/42
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12405088

Device for pivoting mainly square-shaped containers with an open top

IPC classification:
B07C 1/02, B65G 65/23
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12405125

Device and method for injecting a fluid in an analysing device

IPC classification:
G01N 30/18, G01N 30/24
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12700770

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DELIVERING MAIL TO A RECIPIENT

IPC classification:
H04L 12/58
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13405004

Device for inserting sheets into an envelope

IPC classification:
B43M 3/04
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11744138

COMPOSITE ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT HAVING A LOW FRICTION MATERIAL SUBSTRATE WITH PRIMARY FRICTIONAL FEATURES AND SECONDARY FRICTIONAL FEATURES

IPC classification:
A61F 2/44
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12405048

Distributed computer network in a system for international shipment of goods

IPC classification:
G06Q 10/08
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12405124

Method of calibrating mass-to-charge ratio measurements obtained from a mass spectrometer connected in fluid communication with an analysis system delivering a temporally changing sample

IPC classification:
H01J 49/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13405066

Device and method for the removal of machined workpieces from a production plant

IPC classification:
B21D 43/05, B21D 43/13
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13405065

Device and method for conveying machined workpieces from a production plant

IPC classification:
B21D 43/05, B21D 43/10, B21D 43/20
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11754976

ESTER OILS

IPC classification:
C10M 105/36, C10M 105/38
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13405080

Battery with a wound construction

IPC classification:
H01M 2/02, H01M 2/18, H01M 4/02, H01M 4/78, H01M 10/04, H01M 10/0525, H01M 10/0587
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12705966

A DEVICE FOR SEVERING AN ENDLESS TUBE MADE FROM A FLEXIBLE MATERIAL

IPC classification:
B26D 3/16, B26D 7/00, B26D 7/01
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12711743

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FILTERS AND INSERTING THE FILTERS INTO SINGLE DOSE CAPSULES FOR PREPARING BEVERAGES

IPC classification:
B65B 29/02, B65B 43/48, B65G 47/08
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11787885

SUCTION AND IRRIGATION DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61M 1/00
Applicant:
University of Bern (Universität Bern)
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12405085

Method and apparatus for determining the size of aerosol particles

IPC classification:
G01N 15/02, H01J 49/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12405062

Lateral light feed

IPC classification:
F21S 8/06, F21V 7/00, G02B 6/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13405111

Method for analysis of free queues

IPC classification:
G06K 9/00, G06T 7/20
Applicant:
Xovis AG
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13405110

Solid milling tool for machining rotating materials

IPC classification:
B23C 5/10
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12405026

Transport system with endless element composed of flexible belt sections

IPC classification:
B65G 15/32, B65G 15/48, B65G 23/06, F16G 3/02
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13405127

Method for processing image data representing a three-dimensional volume

IPC classification:
G06T 5/00, G06T 5/20
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13405125

Removal device

IPC classification:
B67D 7/02, B67D 7/08, B67D 7/34
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13733224

LATERAL LIGHT INPUT

IPC classification:
F21S 8/06, F21V 7/00, F21Y 101/02, F21Y 103/00, G02B 6/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14405079

Modular operating table

IPC classification:
A61G 13/00, A61G 13/12
Applicant:
Schaerer Medical Management AG
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13405130

Furniture with height adjustable leg

IPC classification:
A47B 9/20, F16B 7/10
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13759422

COLD RESERVOIR DEVICE AND COOLING SYSTEM ARRANGEMENT

IPC classification:
F25D 3/00, F28D 20/02
Agent:
advotec.
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13405139

Node element for a furniture system with a three-dimensional supporting tubular structure

IPC classification:
A47B 47/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14000795

Valve

IPC classification:
F16K 1/48, F16K 31/50
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13786429

DEVICE FOR CLEANING SURFACES

IPC classification:
E01H 1/05, E01H 1/10
Agent:
Rentsch Partner AG
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14405026

Modular lighting device

IPC classification:
F21S 2/00, F21S 4/00, F21S 8/02, F21S 8/06, F21V 5/04, F21V 15/01, F21V 17/16, F21Y 101/02, F21Y 103/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15405010

Method for processing a surface of a cork floor covering

IPC classification:
B27J 5/00, B44C 1/22, B44C 5/04, E04F 15/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14405030

Solid milling tool for machining of materials

IPC classification:
B23C 5/00, B23C 5/10
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13000661

Secure computer network system for personal data management

IPC classification:
G06F 21/62, G06Q 10/10, H04L 29/06
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP15405026

MACHINE FOR PRINTING HOLLOW ARTICLES

IPC classification:
B41F 17/00, B41F 17/18, B65G 17/20, B65G 47/64
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13807890

PROTECTION DEVICE FOR AN OPTICAL SENSOR UNIT FOR RAIL VEHICLES

IPC classification:
B61L 23/04, G01D 11/24
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14405064

Installation for storing objects

IPC classification:
B65G 1/04
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15191700

SNOW SPORT DEVICE

IPC classification:
A63C 5/02, A63C 7/02
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14739343

METHOD FOR DETERMINING TRAJECTORIES OF MOVING PHYSICAL OBJECTS IN A SPACE ON THE BASIS OF SENSOR DATA OF A PLURALITY OF SENSORS

IPC classification:
G01S 7/40, G01S 7/41, G01S 13/72, G01S 13/87
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14742453

USE OF A CABLE FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF AUDIO SIGNALS

IPC classification:
H01B 11/00, H01R 13/6581
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13789699

MACHINE FOR MACHINING WORKPIECES

IPC classification:
B23F 19/05, B23F 21/03
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13799177

MACHINE FOR HONING GEARS

IPC classification:
B23F 19/05
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14772052

METHOD FOR ANALYSING THE SPATIAL EXTENT OF FREE-FORMING QUEUES

IPC classification:
G06K 9/00, G06T 7/20
Applicant:
Xovis AG
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14772053

METHOD FOR ANALYZING THE DISTRIBUTION OF OBJECTS IN FREE WAITING LINES

IPC classification:
G06K 9/00, G06T 7/20
Applicant:
Xovis AG
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP16153639

BATTERY WITH PRECISELY POSITIONED CONSTRUCTION

IPC classification:
H01M 2/02, H01M 2/18, H01M 10/04, H01M 10/0525, H01M 10/0585, H01M 10/42
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP16158493

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING THE TOPOLOGY OF A POWER SUPPLY NETWORK

IPC classification:
H02J 3/28
Applicant:
Elektrizitätswerke der Stadt Zürich
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11405363

Method and device for surveillance of a surveillance area

IPC classification:
G06K 9/00, G06K 9/32, G06K 9/62, G08B 13/196, H04N 7/18
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12405098

Component fixing device

IPC classification:
E04B 1/76, E04F 13/08, F16B 13/00, F16B 13/04
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12405058

Method for determining the length of a queue

IPC classification:
G06K 9/00
Applicant:
Xovis AG
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15405023

VALVE DRIVE

IPC classification:
F16K 1/04, F16K 1/48, F16K 31/04, F16K 31/50
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11732538

SPINAL STABILIZATION SYSTEM UTILIZING SCREW AND EXTERNAL FACET AND/OR LAMINA FIXATION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13405001

Intervertebral fusion device utilizing multiple mobile uniaxial and bidirectional screw interface plates

IPC classification:
A61F 2/44
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15197861

ELEMENT FOR THROUGH-PASSAGE

IPC classification:
E04D 13/147
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13000087

Electric bicycle

IPC classification:
B62H 5/00, B62J 1/06, B62J 6/00, B62K 19/30, B62K 19/36, B62K 19/40, B62M 6/90
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15405042

CONSUMER MODULE FOR INSERTION INTO A PIPE OF A THREE-DIMENSIONAL SUPPORTING TUBULAR STRUCTURE OF FURNITURE SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A47B 47/02, A47B 96/14, F21S 4/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15405052

METHOD FOR CALIBRATION OF A STEREO CAMERA

IPC classification:
G06T 7/00
Applicant:
Xovis AG
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15717402

METHOD FOR THE ANALYSIS OF IMAGE DATA REPRESENTING A THREE-DIMENSIONAL VOLUME OF BIOLOGICAL TISSUE

IPC classification:
G06T 7/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15715958

METHOD FOR THE ANALYSIS OF IMAGE DATA REPRESENTING A THREE-DIMENSIONAL VOLUME OF BIOLOGICAL TISSUE

IPC classification:
A61B 3/10, G06T 7/00
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16188137

DEVICE FOR CONDITIONING A RECORD DURING PLAYBACK

IPC classification:
G11B 3/60, G11B 3/61
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15717784

OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY IMAGING DEVICE FOR IMAGING A RETINA OF A HUMAN SUBJECT

IPC classification:
A61B 3/00, A61B 3/10
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15721531

METHOD FOR THE ACQUISITION OF OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY IMAGE DATA OF RETINA TISSUE OF AN EYE OF A HUMAN SUBJECT

IPC classification:
A61B 3/00, A61B 3/10, A61B 3/15
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15187717

SOLID MILLING TOOL FOR MACHINING ROTATING MATERIALS

IPC classification:
B23C 5/10
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP16189012

DAMPER

IPC classification:
F16F 7/104, G11B 33/08, H04R 1/02
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15193431

GRID WELDING SYSTEM AND PNEUMATIC KIT FOR UPGRADING A GRID WELDING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
B21F 27/10, B23K 11/00, B23K 11/30, F15B 11/02, F15B 11/036
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15197051

INTERIM FOOD PRODUCT FOR THE PREPARATION OF POULTRY MEAT PRODUCTS

IPC classification:
A23L 13/60, A23L 13/50, A23L 13/20
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED

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