The ope­ra­tor of this web­site in the sen­se of § 5 TMG is the law firm CBDL Patent­an­wäl­te with the part­ners lis­ted below. The VAT iden­ti­fi­ca­ti­on no. of the law firm accord­ing to § 27 a UStG is DE814616985. The com­ple­teness of the con­tents of this web­site is not gua­ran­te­ed, and the con­tents are not to be unders­tood as pro­fes­sio­nal legal advice, thus lia­bi­li­ty is exclu­ded in the­se respects. If you have any ques­ti­ons, plea­se con­ta­ct one of our offices or send an e-mail to

CBDL Patent­an­wäl­te (her­ein­af­ter refer­red to as “CBDL”) is a Ger­man “Gesell­schaft bür­ger­li­chen Rechts” (a part­ners­hip under the Ger­man Civil Law) and is repre­sen­ted by its mana­ging part­ner Ulrich Kreutzer.

Avo­id­ance of con­flicts of interest

Due to rules of pro­fes­sio­nal con­duct, patent attor­neys are not allo­wed to attend to con­flic­ting inte­rests. The­re­fo­re, we check whe­ther the­re is a con­flict of inte­rest befo­re accep­t­ing a mandate.


The infor­ma­ti­on con­tai­ned on this web­site ser­ves the pre­sen­ta­ti­on of the law firm CBDL Patent­an­wäl­te and does not con­sti­tu­te legal advice. CBDL does not assu­me lia­bi­li­ty for the up-to-dated­ness and con­tents of exter­nal web­sites that this web­site refers to direct­ly via hyper­links or indi­rect­ly, and on which CBDL has no influence.

Main office of CBDL:

Les­sing­stras­se 6
D – 80336 Munich

Tel.: +49 (0) 89 – 25 54 29 40

Fax: +49 (0) 89 – 25 54 29 59

Rhein/Ruhr Office

König­stra­ße 57
D – 47051 Duisburg

Tel.: +49 (0)203 44 99 08 0
Fax: +49 (0)203 44 99 08 88

Part­ners of CBDL:

Ulrich Kreut­zer 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, D
Phil­ip­pe Hubert 2, 3, 4, 6, P
Didier Intès 2, 3, 4, 6, P
Auré­lia Marie 3, 4, 6, P
Fran­çois Del­u­meau 2, 3, 4, 6, P
Pierre-Lou­is Désor­miè­re 2, 3, 4, 6, P
Pierre Bales­ta 2, 3, 4, 6, L

Asso­cia­te attorneys:

Dr. Ste­fan Exner 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, M
Dr. Sarah Maria Dieck­mann 1, 3, 4, 5, D

CBDL coope­ra­tes with:

Cabi­net Beau de Loménie
158, rue de l’Université
F – 75340 Paris Cedex 07

Cabi­net Beau de Loménie
179, bou­le­vard de Turin
F – 59777 Lille

Cabi­net Beau de Loménie
51, ave­nue Jean-Jaures
F – 69301 Lyon Cedex 07

Cabi­net Beau de Loménie
232, ave­nue du Prado
F – 13295 Mar­seil­le Cedex 08

Ler­mer­Raible Patent- und Rechts­an­walts PartGmbB
Les­sing­str. 6
D – 80336 München

Mea­ning of the num­bers in the abo­ve list of part­ners and associates:

1 Ger­man Patent Attorney
2 Euro­pean Patent Attorney
3 Euro­pean Trade­mark Attorney
4 Euro­pean Design Attorney
5 Mem­ber of the Ger­man Cham­ber of Patent Attorneys
6 Con­seil en Pro­prié­té Industrielle
7 Mana­ging Partner
8 Aut­ho­ri­zed Repre­sen­ta­ti­ve befo­re the Aus­tri­an Patent Office
9 Mediator
M Munich Office
D Rhein/Ruhr Office
P Paris Office
L Lil­le Office

The Euro­pean Patent Attor­neys working for CBDL are regis­tered with the Euro­pean Patent Office and mem­ber of the Insti­tu­te of Pro­fes­sio­nal Re­presentatives befo­re the Euro­pean Patent Office (epi) (

The Euro­pean Trade­mark Attor­neys and Euro­pean Design Attor­neys working for CBDL are regis­tered with the Euro­pean Uni­on Intel­lec­tu­al Pro­per­ty Office. The Euro­pean Trade­mark Attor­neys are sub­ject to the regu­la­ti­ons of the Com­mu­ni­ty Trade­mark Regu­la­ti­on (CR EG/40/94). The Euro­pean Design Attor­neys are sub­ject to the rules sti­pu­la­ted in the Com­mu­ni­ty Design Regu­la­ti­on (CR EG/6/2002).

The patent attor­neys working for CBDL who are admit­ted under Ger­man law are regis­tered with the Ger­man Patent and Trade­mark Office and mem­bers of the Ger­man Cham­ber of Patent Attor­neys (

The fol­lowing Rules of Pro­fes­sio­nal Con­duct are applicable:

for the Euro­pean Patent Attorneys:

  • Gui­de­li­nes of the Insti­tu­te of Pro­fes­sio­nal Repre­sen­ta­ti­ves befo­re the Euro­pean Patent Office (epi) for pro­fes­sio­nal prac­ti­ce (
  • Rules on disci­pli­ne of the Admi­nis­tra­ti­ve Coun­cil of the Euro­pean Patent Orga­ni­sa­ti­on (
  • FICPI sta­tu­tes (

for the Ger­man Patent Attor­neys (Patent­an­wäl­te):

In Aus­tria, Patent­an­walt Ulrich Kreut­zer is lis­ted in the Regis­ter accord­ing to § 16a (4) Pat­AnwG [Aus­tri­an Patent Attor­ney Act] as a ser­vice-pro­vi­ding patent attor­ney in Aus­tria. Inso­far as he acts as a ser­vice-pro­vi­ding patent attor­ney in Aus­tria, the Aus­tri­an Cham­ber of Patent Attor­neys, Lin­ke Wien­zei­le 4/1/9, 1060 Vien­na, Aus­tria, is the com­pe­tent regu­la­ting aut­ho­ri­ty (, and the rules of the Aus­tri­an Patent Attor­ney Act are app­li­ca­ble, inso­far as they refer to ser­vice-pro­vi­ding patent attorneys.

All pic­tures on this web­site show pho­to­graphs from our Duis­burg office. Copy­right for the­se pic­tures: Robert U. Kreut­zer, RK-Visi­on.