ABITZ - Ihre international renommierte
Patentanwaltskanzlei in München


Abitz & Partner Patentanwälte mbB 
Arabellastr. 17 
D-81925 München 

Telephone: +49 (0) 89 99 89 04 0
Telefax: +49 (0) 89 99 89 04 60
e-mail: info (at) abitz.de 

Legal form: Limited professional liability partnership 
Registered as PR 18 on the Registry for Partnerships at the Munich registry. 


Dr. Monica Heinemann
Dipl.-Natw. ETH 

Dr. Oliver Dannenberger

Dr. Sebastian Gritschneder

Felix Siepmann

Dr. Martin Ehrensperger
M.Sc. Chemistry

VAT ID number: DE 129 720 838 

The patent attorneys comprising the Abitz & Partner Patentanwälte mbB law office are registered in the list of Patent Attorneys compiled by the German Patent and Trademark Office and are also members of the German Patent Lawyers Association(www.patentanwaltskammer.de) . Patent Attorneys are subject to the provisions of the Patentanwaltsordnung [Patent Attorneys Order] (BGBI. I 1966, 557, BGBI. I 2001, 3656) [Federal Law Gazette] and the Professional Code of Conduct for Patent Attorneys (Bulletin 1997, 243). In addition they are members of the Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle and are subject to its regulations in matters of the law(s) governing professional bodies (www.ficpi.org)

The European Patent Attorneys (European patent representatives) at the Abitz & Partner Patentanwälte mbB law office are registered at the European Patent Office and are members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (www.patentepi.com). They are subject to its regulations in matters of the law(s) governing professional bodies (epi-information 2/2001, 75) as well as the disciplinary requirements issued by the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation. 

The European Trademark and Design Attorneys at the Abitz & Partner Patentanwälte mbB law office are registered at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (trademarks, designs and models). They are subject to the requirements of the Council Regulation on the Community Trademark. 

Exclusion of liability:

Abitz & Partner Patentanwälte mbB makes every effort to constantly update and review the accuracy of the information provided on this website. However we assume no responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of the information. Any liability in respect of damage which arises directly or indirectly from the use of this website is excluded, as long as it is not the result of intent or gross negligence. The details serve only as non-binding general information and are not a substitute for detailed individual advice. 

Liability notice in respect of links:

Despite careful checking of the contents we assume no liability for the content of external links. The contents of linked webpages are the sole responsibility of their operators. We hereby expressly distance ourselves from all content on webpages to which our website directly or indirectly refers (e.g. through linking or by naming in texts). 

Copyright notice:

All items and content, such as graphics, images, photographs and texts published on this website are protected by copyright. The reproduction or use of items and content that can be seen here in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without our express consent.

Privacy policy:

The binding version of the privacy policy is the German version, which can be accessed at Impressum

1. Name and contact details of the controller and the company data protection officer

This privacy policy applies to data processed by: 

Controller: Abitz & Partner Patentanwälte mbB, Arabellastr. 17, D-81925 Munich, Germany Email: info (at) abitz.de; Telephone: +49 (0) 89 99 89 04 0; Fax: +49 (0) 89 99 89 04 60

The company data protection officer of Abitz & Partner Patentanwälte mbB is Mr. Christian Redeker and can be contacted at the above address. 

2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as the nature and purpose of their use

When you visit our website https://abitz.de/index.php/en/, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion after 30 days: 

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • date and time of access,
  • name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • accessing website (referrer URL),
  • the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes: 

  • ensuring smooth connection of the website,
  • ensuring comfortable use of our website,
  • evaluation of system security and stability, and
  • for further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data to identify you. 

3. Disclosure of data

We do not share your personal data with third parties for purposes other than those listed below. 

We only share your personal data with third parties if: 

  • you have given express consent according to Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR,
  • processing pursuant to Art. Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR is required for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominantly legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
  • processing pursuant to Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR is a legal obligation, and
  • it is legally permissible and required for performing contractual relationships with you according to Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR.

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. Cookies do not harm your device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

In the cookie information is stored, which results from the context in which the specific device is used. However, this does not mean that we directly gain knowledge your identity.

The use of cookies serves to make the use of our services more comfortable for you. We use so-called session cookies to identify that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These session cookies are automatically deleted after leaving our webpage.

The data processed by cookies are for the purposes mentioned in order to protect our legitimate interests and legitimate interests of third parties pursuant Art. 6 (1) S. 1 lit. DSGVO required.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or so that a note always appears before a new cookie is created. However, disabling cookies completely may mean that you cannot use all features of our website.

5. Rights of data subject

You have the right: 

  • in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or is disclosed, the intendent retention period, the right for rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a right to object, the source of your data, if it was not collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about their details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately demand the rectification of inaccuracies in or the completion of personal data stored by us;
  • in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is required for the exercise of the right of freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims;
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of processing of your personal data as far as the accuracy of the data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful, but you oppose its erasure and we no longer need the data, but you need the data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another controller;
  • in accordance with Art. 7(3) GDPR, to withdraw your once given consent to us at any time. As a result, we are not allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent in the future and
  • in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our office.

6. Right to object

If your personal data are processed based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without specifying any particular situation. 

If you would like to exercise your right for revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to info (at) abitz.de. 

7. Data security

Our website uses the wide-spread SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method for the website visit in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. In general, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we will use 128-bit v3 technology instead. Encryption of a single page of our website is indicated by a key or closed lock icon in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also take appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

8. Google Maps

To provide travelling directions, this website implements the online map and navigation service Google Maps provided by Google Inc. The data resulting from the use of this service may be transmitted to Google, but not to Abitz & Partner Patentanwälte mbB. For more information about Google's data collection and processing, please refer to the Google Maps Terms of Service on the provider's website https://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/help/terms_maps.html. 

9. Updating and changing this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and is valid as of May 2019. 

As a result of the further development of our website and services provided on it or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current privacy policy can always be accessed and printed on the website at https://abitz.de/index.php/en/imprint. 

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