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

We have observed 81 EP applications Philipp Michael Rüfenacht has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 publication dated after February 10, 2013). Please note, that we only count EP applications, in which the name of the patent attorney is explicitly mentioned as representative. These EP applications are:

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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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:
The patent has been granted
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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12405103

Mixing device

IPC classification:
B01D 53/86, B01D 53/94, B01F 5/04, B01F 5/06, F01N 3/20
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Agent:
Joachim Happold, Hoeger Stellrecht & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
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
EP13762401

DEVICE FOR GRIPPING, MOVING AND POSITIONING AN OBJECT IN SPACE

IPC classification:
B25J 17/02
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Agent:
Giso Meyer-Roedern, Patentanwalt Dr. Giso Meyer-Roedern
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
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:
The patent has been granted
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:
Request for examination was made
EP16189012

DAMPER

IPC classification:
F16F 7/104, G11B 33/08, H04R 1/02
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
Request for examination was made
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:
Request for examination was made
EP16163540

CHARGING STATION FOR A TROLLEY BUS

IPC classification:
B60L 5/00, B60L 11/18
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16710977

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MASS SPECTROMETRY

IPC classification:
H01J 49/04, H01J 49/10
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16181755

INSTALLATION FOR AIR CONDITIONING A PASSENGER COMPARTMENT OF A PASSENGER BUS

IPC classification:
B60H 1/00, B60H 1/22
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
The application has been published
EP16182383

DAMPER DEVICE

IPC classification:
E05D 3/16, E05F 1/12, E05F 3/04, E05F 3/20
Agent:
Philipp Michael Rüfenacht, Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG
Status:
The application has been published

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